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  • Korean War and the Cold War
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    Korean War and the Cold War

    Samuel Wells talked about the Korean War’s impact on U.S. and Soviet Union defense policies. Mr. Wells is a Cold War Fellow at The Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., which hosted this event. He’s also…

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    Double Jeopardy

    Former Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman argued for the expanded use of nuclear energy to reduce the threat of climate change.

  • Woodrow Wilsons Vision for Global Relations
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    Woodrow Wilson's Vision for Global Relations

    In 1968, Congress created the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. as the nation’s memorial to President Woodrow Wilson. To mark the center’s 50th anniversary, foreign policy experts considered how…

  • USMexico Migration
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    U.S.-Mexico Migration

    The Wilson Center and Migration Policy Institute hosted a discussion on Mexican immigrants and migration flows to the United States. Mexico’s ambassador to the United States, H.E. Gerónimo…

  • Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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    Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    James Reston, Jr. and Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund founder Jan Scruggs talked about the memorial’s creation. Mr. Reston is the author of A Rift in the Earth: Art, Memory, and the Fight…

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    Inside Terrorism

    Bruce Hoffman talked about his book, Inside Terrorism, about the historical evolution of terrorism around the world and the rise of modern groups such as al-Qaeda and ISIS.

  • Washington Journal Robert Litwak Discusses North Korea
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    North Korea

    Robert Litwak talked about tensions with North Korea and compared the dynamic between that country and the U.S. to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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    1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs

    Professor Chace discussed his book 1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft, and Debs--The Election That Changed the Country, published by Simon and Schuster. He described the personalities and…

  • Discussion on the Nuclear Security Summit
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    Nuclear Security Summit Preview

    Former State Department and National Security Council officials talked about the Obama administration’s approach to arms control. The discussion was held to coincide with President Obama’s…

  • Washington Journal Robert Litwak on Nuclear Security
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    Terrorism and Nuclear Security

    Robert Litwak talked about the Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., and U.S. and global efforts to prevent nuclear material from falling into terrorist groups' possession.

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    Anonymous Soldiers

    Bruce Hoffman talked about his book, Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947, about the three decades that led up to the creation of Israel and the effectiveness of the use…

  • Discussion on Nuclear Negotiations with Iran
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    Nuclear Negotiations with Iran

    Panelists talked about negotiations to finalize a nuclear agreement with Iran.

  • Syrias Chemical Weapons
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    Syria's Chemical Weapons

    The Wilson Center held a forum on the state of chemical weapons. Among the topics they addressed were the use of chemical weapons by Syria, efforts by the U.S. and Russia to broker a plan to…

  • Robert Litwak on North Korea
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    Robert Litwak on North Korea

    Robert Litwak talked about the latest developments in tensions on the Korean peninsula and how the U.S. should approach such “rogue” states such as North Korea and Iran. He responded to…

  • Border Security Challenges After September 11 2001
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    Border Security Challenges After September 11, 2001

    Panelists talked about border security challenges since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Topics included the consolidation of various federal offices into Customs and Border…

  • emExporting the Bombem
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    Exporting the Bomb

    Matthew Kroenig talks about the proliferation of nuclear weapons technology and explains why powerful countries decide to transfer such technology to less powerful ones. He spoke at the…

  • Obama Administration Counterterrorism Tactics and Strategy
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    Obama Administration Counterterrorism Tactics and Strategy

    Daniel Benjamin spoke about Obama administration counterterrorism tactics and strategy. Topics included how the Obama administration is facing terrorist threats to U.S. security and State…

  • em44 Days Iran and the Remaking of the Worldem
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    44 Days: Iran and the Remaking of the World

    Photojournalist David Burnett talked about his experiences as a Western photographer capturing the images of the Iranian Revolution. The events are chronicled in his book 44 Days: Iran and…

  • News Coverage of Irans Election
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    News Coverage of Iran's Election

    Participants spoke about news coverage of Iran’s election. Among the issues they addressed were the use of information from social networking sites, efforts by the Iranian government to block and…

  • Iranian Nuclear Program
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    Iranian Nuclear Program

    Gary Samore talked about the prospects for a deal on Iran’s nuclear program. He argued that the National Intelligence Estimate statement that Iran has halted its nuclear weapons program…

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