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    Implications of Arab-World Unrest

    Middle East scholars Margot Badram and David Ottaway, who is also a former Washington Post reporter, talked about the impact of recent uprising in Arab nations. They warned of the potential…

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    My Prison, My Home

    Haleh Esfandiari talked about her book My Prison, My Home: One Woman’s Story of Captivity in Iran (Ecco; September 1, 2009). The book is a memoir of her childhood in Iran and her professional career as well as the…

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    Social Security and Medicare Reform

    A discussion was held on the politics of reforming entitlements for senior citizens, Social Security and Medicare. Topics included a Senate Budget Committee bill introduced on the…

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    Democratization of Afghanistan

    Speaker Qanooni expressed gratitude to the United States for its aid to Afghanistan, including its military presence. He described Afghanistan as working to become a democracy, and that the idea “is in…

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    Situation in Iraq

    Professor Henri Barkey held a conversation with His Excellency Barham Salih about the political situation in Iraq, the future of the government, regional and sectarian tensions, and the…

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    Midterm Election Preview

    Moderated by Professor Stuart Blumin, the panelists discussed the topic, “The New Electoral Map: From the Gingrich Revolution to 2008.” Topics included Republican and Democratic ("red and blue")…

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    U.S.-Mexico Relations

    Mr. Gutierrez talked about U.S. and Mexican efforts to combat global terrorism, border security and immigration, and trade issues. Following his remarks he answered questions from the…

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    Quebec and NAFTA

    Premier Charest spoke about Quebec’s role as a partner in a new North American agenda. He also talked about free trade agreements within the Americas, economic development, and the…

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    Iran's Nuclear Program: Technical Capabilities

    Following opening remarks by Mr. Van Dusen and Mr. Diamond, a panel of experts talked about the status of Iran’s nuclear capabilities. Topics included whether the United Nations should continue…

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    Peace Process in Colombia

    Ambassador Wood talked about peace talks between the Colombian government and paramilitary groups. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions.

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    Future of Southern Africa

    President Chissano talked about political stability, conflict resolution and economic development in Southern Africa. He answered questions from members of the audience.

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    Recent Developments in Lebanon: Elections

    The American Task Force for Lebanon met to discuss recent election developments in Lebanon.

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