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    Energy Policy Roundtable Discussion

    Former energy and defense officials along with industry professionals spoke at a conference on energy policy and security Speakers included former Shell Oil Company President John…

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    James Schlesinger on Energy Policy and Security

    Former Energy and Defense Secretary James Schlesinger was interviewed by Ted Koppel at the U.S. Energy Security Council conference on energy policy and security. They addressed the impact…

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    A Better War: America's Last Years in Vietnam

    Mr. Sorley talked about his book A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and the Final Tragedy of America’s Last Years in Vietnam, published by Harcourt Brace on June 3, 1999. The book…

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    U.S.-Soviet Relations, 1969-1976

    Secretary Rice delivered the keynote address. Then two former secretaries of State discussed the topic, “U.S.-Soviet Relations in the Era of Détente, 1969-1976.”

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    Terrorism in the U.S.

    The Senate Intelligence Committee was investigating three recent incidents which are thought to be terrorist bombings: a bomb explosion in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia which killed U.S.…

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    America's Role in the Emerging World

    President George H.W. Bush addressed the Nixon Library conference on “America’s Role in the Emerging World.” The conference analyzed the options and dilemmas of the U.S. in the post-Cold…

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    America's Role in the Emerging World

    Former President Nixon delivered the luncheon address to a national policy conference convened by the Richard Nixon Library. He spoke on the post Cold War challenges facing the United…

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    Nixon-Ford-Kissinger Foreign Policy Era

    The Library of Congress hosted a panel of persons who were involved at the time reviewed the 1970s foreign policy of Presidents Nixon and Ford, for whom Henry Kissinger served as national…

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    Central Intelligence Agency

    Former directors spoke about their tenures at the CIA and how the agency has changed. Among the topics they addressed were new intelligence gathering methods, terrorist threats, and the…

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    National Security Issues

    Commission members spoke about their final report on national security in the 21st century. The report addressed threats posed by terrorism, cyber-warfare, and other sources. It also…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Committee on Armed Services concluded hearings which examined U.S. policy on Iraq The committee received testimony from James R. Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense, former Secretary…

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    Closing Remarks

    Mr. Schlesinger gave the closing remarks and answered questions from the audience. The Manhattan Project was a top-secret attempt during World War II to create the atomic bomb. During this…

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    U.S.-Russia Summit

    Participants talked about President Bush’s upcoming trip to Russia in which he and President Putin will sign a monumental nuclear arms reduction treaty to lower the number of nuclear…

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    U.S. Policy in the Persian Gulf

    Participants talked about U.S. foreign policy in the Persian Gulf and Middle East. Among the topics addressed were relations with Iran, future policy toward Iraq, efforts to combat…

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    U.S.-Russia Relations

    The panelists discussed the following week’s summit meeting between President Bush and Russian President Putin. They also answered questions from members of the audience.

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    National Security Service Award

    Officials honored Mr. Schlesinger for his service to the country and presented him with the “keeper of the flame award” for his efforts on behalf of national security.

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    Sunday Talk Show Stakeouts

    Following appearances on Sunday morning news talk shows participants answered questions from reporters about the U.S. efforts to combat global terrorism. Included are Attorney General John…

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    Responses to Terrorism

    The Nixon Center hosted a forum where military experts and officials suggested strategies to combat terrorism.

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    U.S.-Russian Cooperation Against Terrorism

    Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov made remarks about U.S-Russian cooperation against international terrorism.

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    Defense Issues

    Mr. Schlesinger spoke about present and future challenges for the U.S. military. Among the topics he addressed were troop morale, ballistic missile defense, biological and chemical warfare,…

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