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  • Discussion Focuses on Foreign Policy and Presidential History
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    Foreign Policy and National Security Conference, Presidential History Panel

    A panel looked back at the foreign policies of three modern-day presidents including Jimmy Carter, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, and offered their perspectives on the lessons learned from some of their major…

  • 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…

  • Inaugural GuggenheimLehrman Prize in Military History
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    Inaugural Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History

    The inaugural Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, worth $50,000, was awarded on March 17, 2014, in New York City. Finalists for the prize read selections from their books prior to the…

  • emSurgeem
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    Peter Mansoor, General David Petraeus’s executive officer in 2007 and 2008, talked about his book, Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War, in which…

  • emBaghdad at Sunriseem
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    Baghdad at Sunrise

    Army Colonel (Retired) Peter Mansoor talked about his book, Baghdad at Sunrise: A Brigade Commander’s War in Iraq (Yale Library of Military History: Yale University Press; September 16,…

  • Analysis of the Surge in Iraq
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    Analysis of the Surge in Iraq

    Army Colonel (Ret.) Peter Mansoor talked about the strategy of the military surge in Iraq. He emphasized that of greater importance than merely the increased number of troops was the resulting ability to position…