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    Pay Any Price

    James Risen spoke about his book, Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War. He spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2016 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the…

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    Panel Discussion on Terrorism

    Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl (Retired), author of Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice, and James Risen, author of Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War, discussed…

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    Q&A with James Risen

    James Risen talked about his book Pay Any Price: Greed, Power and Endless War, in which he explores some of the hidden costs of the war on terror since September 11, 2001, both around the world…

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    Freedom of the Press

    James Risen and other journalism advocates spoke at a press conference on freedom of the press and Obama administration efforts to compel New York Times reporter James Risen to disclose a…

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    The Press, the Government, and National Security

    After welcoming remarks by John Darnton, New York Times reporter James Risen talked about the issue of the relationship between the press, the government, and national security. He talked about his case, in which…

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    National Security Reporting

    James Risen talked about prosecutions of reporters and others involved in the leak and publishing of national security information. He had refused to testify before two grand juries…

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    Civil Liberties and Combating Terrorism

    Senator Arlen Specter delivered remarks about the Free Flow of Information Act of 2007, that would shield reporters withholding information, and about the Free Speech Protection Act of 2008, which…

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    The Main Enemy: The CIA's Final Showdown with the KGB

    Mr. Bearden and Mr. Risen discussed the book they co-wrote The Main Enemy: The Inside Story of the CIA’s Final Showdown with the KGB, published by Random House. Based on interviews with operatives from both sides, the…

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    National Security and the First Amendment

    As part of a forum titled, “Professional Issues in National Security,” the panelists discussed national security, censorship, and the First Amendment. Topics included leaks to the press,…

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    State of War: The Secret History of the C.I.A.

    Students from the University of Denver, Pace University, and George Mason University, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. James Risen joined the class for a…

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    State of War

    James Risen spoke about his book, State of War: The Secret History of the C.I.A. and the Bush Administration, published by Free Press. His book chronicled a “secret history” involving…

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    National Security and the Media

    Moderated by Mr. Johns, the panelists discussed whether the media should cover national security policy as reporters or as watchdogs in the post-September 11 world. Topics included freedom of the…

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    U.S. Intelligence Capabilities

    Mr. Risen, the co-author of The Main Enemy: The CIA’s Final Showdown with the KGB, talked about U.S. intelligence agencies and their capabilities. He discussed the changes in intelligence…

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