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  • USRussia Nuclear Arms Reduction Treaty
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    U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Reduction Treaty

    Brent Scowcroft talked about the ratification and implementation of the new START treaty. Following Mr. Scowcroft, Morton Halperin of the Open Society Institute, Angela Stent of Georgetown…

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    U.S-Russia Arms Control

    Two leading U.S. experts on nuclear weapons policy and arms control analyzed the status of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) as President Obama and Russian President Dimitry…

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  • International Nonproliferation Conference
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    International Nonproliferation Conference

    A conference on nuclear nonproliferation, panelists talked about a congressional report conducted by the Carnegie Endowment titled Abolishing Nuclear Weapons: A Debate. Among the issues addressed…

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  • Recommendations on Human Rights Agenda
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    Recommendations on Human Rights Agenda

    Former President Jimmy Carter and U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay presented recommendations for a new United States human rights agenda for the Obama…

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  • Warrentless Domestic Surveillance Afternoon Panel
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    Warrentless Domestic Surveillance, Afternoon Panel

    Participants spoke about recent amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Civil liberties and national security experts spoke about legal and constitutional objections to the…

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  • NSA Surveillance Authority
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    NSA Surveillance Authority

    Witnesses testified about the Foreign Intelligence Security Act and the operations of the FISA court. They talked about past applications of the law, the process by which applications to the…

    153 views
  • International Law and Alien Tort Statute
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    International Law and Alien Tort Statute

    Experts discussed international law and efforts to combat global terrorism. Topics included the institutionalization of President Bush’s war on terrorism, international agreements, U.S.…

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  • National Security Policy
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    National Security Policy

    At a conference titled “National Security Archives: Celebrating 20 Years of Keeping Government Honest,” a panel discussion was held on the war in Iraq. Panelists discussed the United…

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  • Promoting the Rule of Law
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    Promoting the Rule of Law

    A panel discussion was held on moving towards a coherent approach to promoting the rule of law. The panelists discussed human rights and poverty issues including developing a culture of…

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  • National Security Strategy
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    National Security Strategy

    A two-day policy-making forum called “Terrorism, Security and America’s Purpose: Towards a More Comprehensive Strategy” was held to mark the fourth anniversary of the September 11 attack. During the first day of the forum, Mr. Fallows and Mr. Heintz…

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  • Terrorist Case Prosecutions
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    Terrorist Case Prosecutions

    The panelists talked about the prosecution of terrorists. Among the issues discussed were whether terrorists should be tried before military tribunals or civilian courts, the proper balance…

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  • US Foreign Policy
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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Mr. Soros talked about the Bush administration’s foreign policy decisions. He criticized the policies as unilateral and advocating American supremacy over international cooperation. Among…

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  • US Military Action Against Iraq Day 1
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    U.S. Military Action Against Iraq, Day 1

    Witnesses testified about possible military action in Iraq in order to facilitate a change of regime. Among the topics addressed were Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction building program,…

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  • Foreign Policy Issues
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    Foreign Policy Issues

    Mr. Halperin and Mr. Wolfowitz discussed foreign affairs issues. They commented particularly about the Middle East peace issues and the problems the U.N. has had with the lack of Iraqi…

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  • Independent Judicial System
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    Independent Judicial System

    Mr. Cutler and others announced the creation of Citizens for Independent Courts, a bipartisan effort to help support and maintain an independent judiciary in the federal and state courts.…

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  • Television Justice and the Courts
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    Television, Justice and the Courts

    Mr. Goldfarb talked about his book TV or Not TV. The book examines the relationship between the proper execution of justice during televised court proceedings. Mr. Goldfarb answered…

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  • Pressing Civil and Human Rights
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    Pressing Civil and Human Rights

    Panelists discussed the complicated nature of advocating for human and civil rights in other nations. They talked about plans of action and ways in which the government can campaign for…

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  • Indicted War Criminals
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    Indicted War Criminals

    The Twentieth Century Fund released a report titled “Making Justice Work” on the need to try indicted war criminals in the former Yugoslavia. They stressed that such trials are needed to…

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  • WhistleBlowing and National Security
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    Whistle-Blowing and National Security

    Panelists discussed the trade offs between whistle-blowing by federal employees and U.S. national security interests. They examined how agencies try to protect employees who want to report…

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  • Newspaper Roundtable
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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the daybook interview, Mr. Halperin and Mr. Lichtenstein talked about current news stories of interest to them, especially those concerning foreign policy, and took audience calls, faxes…

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