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  • Senator Tammy Duckworth Discusses US Strategy in Iraq
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    Senator Duckworth on U.S. Strategy in Iraq

    Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) spoke about U.S. policy in Iraq. Senator Duckworth, who was injured in the Iraq War in 2004, discussed her recent trip to the country with other members of…

    97 views
  • US Withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan
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    U.S. Withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan

    Bob Schieffer moderated a Center for Strategic and International Studies panel discussion about the consequences of U.S. military withdrawals from Syria and Afghanistan. Participants talked about…

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  • CSIS Hosts Discussion on US Alliances
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    U.S. Alliances and Leadership

    Experts including those who served in the Obama and George W. Bush administrations talked about the importance of U.S.-led alliances such as NATO. Speakers included retired Admiral Gary Roughead,…

    354 views
  • Violence in Iraq
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    Violence in Iraq

    Experts on Iraq talked about the ongoing militant violence in that country. They discussed Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to the region; the role of the U.S. and other regional…

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  • Iraqi Ambassador on Parliamentary Elections
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    Parliamentary Elections in Iraq

    Ambassador Lukman Faily gave an assessment of the potential outcomes of Iraq’s April 30, 2014, parliamentary elections. In his remarks he said that Iraq was a “story in the making,” and…

    367 views
  • US Relations with Gulf States
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    U.S.-Persian Gulf Nations Relations

    William Burns talked about the U.S. relationship with Arab countries in the Persian Gulf. Topics included ongoing diplomatic efforts with Iran, and U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia, Yemen,…

    572 views
  • Kristen Chick on the Situation in Egypt
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    Kristen Chick on the Situation in Egypt

    Kristen Chick gave an update on the situation in Eqypt, where violent protests in response to the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi continued. She also talked about U.S. response to the…

    186 views
  • Jon Alterman on the Situation in Egypt
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    Jon Alterman on the Situation in Egypt

    Jon Alterman talked about the deteriorating situation in Egypt, U.S. response to the crisis, and how a de-stabilized Egypt might impact the entire region. He responded to telephone calls…

    107 views
  • Economic Challenges in North Africa
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    Economic Challenges in North Africa

    Panelists talked about economic transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco. They discussed governmental ability to create economic…

    176 views
  • Politics in North Africa
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    Politics in North Africa

    Middle East scholars talked about political transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Morocco. Some of the subjects they addressed were…

    513 views
  • Secretary Clinton on US Policy in North Africa
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    Secretary Clinton on U.S. Policy in North Africa

    Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, and security transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya,…

    472 views
  • US Relations with Turkey Iran and Russia
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    U.S. Relations with Turkey, Iran and Russia

    Former national security advisers spoke about U.S. relations with Turkey, Iran and Russia, and each country’s role in Syria’s escalating violence. Other topics included Iran’s nuclear…

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  • Arab World Unrest
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    Arab World Unrest

    Middle East scholars talked about the impact of political uprisings and demonstrations across the Arab world during the spring of 2011. They focused on the rule of monarchies in Jordan,…

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  • Arab States Unrest and US Policy
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    Arab States Unrest and U.S. Policy

    Jon Alterman talked about the political unrest in the Middle East, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Syria and the potential diplomatic and…

    301 views
  • Implications of the Uprising in Egypt
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    Implications of the Uprising in Egypt

    Journalists discussed the unrest and anti-government protests in Egypt. Among the issues they addressed were the evolving events on the ground in Cairo and other cities across Egypt,…

    172 views
  • Iranian Nuclear Program
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    Iranian Nuclear Program

    Congressman Howard Berman (D-CA) talked about Iran’s nuclear program. Among the topics he addressed were regional security concerns, United Nations sanctions against Iran, and the political…

    159 views
  • The Future of USIran Relations
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    The Future of U.S.-Iran Relations

    Scholars and a former hostage in the Iranian hostage crisis participated in a panel discussion on the future of U.S.-Iran relations thirty years after the return of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Topics included the…

    190 views
  • Public Opinion in Iran
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    Public Opinion in Iran

    Kenneth Ballen talked about public opinion in Iran on issues of nuclear development, economic growth, Iran’s political future, and place in the international community. He presented…

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