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    Doom

    Author and Hoover Institution senior fellow Niall Ferguson argued that the U.S. is getting worse at managing disasters. This virtual event was hosted by Live Talks Los Angeles.

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    Threats to Free and Open Societies

    Former Trump administration National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster joined a Hoover Institution at Stanford University discussion on threats to free and open societies. Other panelists included…

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    U.S. Democracy and Foreign Policy Since 1919

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joined Hoover Institution senior fellows Stephen Krasner and Niall Ferguson in a conversation analyzing the changing role of U.S. democracy in…

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    State Department 230th Anniversary Celebration

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered remarks at the Department of State’s 230th Anniversary Celebration. On July 27, 1789, the Department of State became the first U.S. government…

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    Q&A with Niall Ferguson

    Niall Ferguson talked about his book, The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook, on the power of social networks throughout history and their influence…

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    Communication and Challenges to Democracy

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice moderated a discussion on the evolution of communication and its effect on democracy. She was joined by British historian Niall Ferguson and…

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    The Square and the Tower

    Historian Niall Ferguson argued that networks of people have impacted history more than hierarchies.

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    Destined for War

    Graham Allison talked about his book, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?, about the likelihood of the U.S. and China going to war against each other as…

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    Munk Debate on the Future of Geopolitics

    Historian Niall Ferguson and CNN host Fareed Zakaria debated the future of geopolitics and whether the so-called liberal international order was over. Mr. Ferguson, who argued that the liberal international…

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    Early Life and Career of Henry Kissinger

    Professor Niall Ferguson talked about his book, Kissinger: 1234-1968: The Idealist. In his book, Professor Ferguson argues that Henry Kissinger’s approach to foreign policy was grounded in…

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    After Words with Niall Ferguson

    Historian Niall Ferguson talked about his book Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist, in which he looks at the early life of Henry Kissinger. Mr. Ferguson was interviewed by Carla Anne…

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    Future of the European Union

    Participants debated the future of the European Union in light of the European debt crisis and speculation that countries, such as Greece, might be forced to leave the monetary union.. The…

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    After Words with Niall Ferguson

    The economist and historian argues that western civilization came to dominate the world by developing and using six concepts: competition, science, the rule of law, modern medicine,…

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    Munk Debate on China

    Participants debated the question, “Will China take over the world?” Among the topics they addressed were the growth of China’s economic power, China’s global and political ambitions,…

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    High Financier

    Niall Ferguson talked about the life and influence of financier Siegmund Warburg, whose London-based bank, S.G. Warburg, played an important role in rebuilding post-WWII Europe. This was a…

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    Daily Beast Innovators Summit, Day 2, Part 3

    The Daily Beast held a summit on economic, environmental, and political issues. Participants in this portion talked about the economy, business innovation, and the use of online technology.…

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    Daily Beast Innovators Summit, Day 2, Part 1

    Following opening remarks by Tina Brown and Shane Robison at the Daily Beast’s summit on economic, environmental, and political issues, panelists talked about the economy and ways to stop…

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    Daily Beast Innovators Summit, Day 2, Part 5

    Former commander of the Afghanistan forces General Stanley McChrystal and former White House National Security Adviser Frances Townsend talked about leadership. Following his remarks, he…

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    When China Rules the World

    Martin Jacques argues that unlike over the past two centuries when Western ideas and culture drove our understanding of what was modern, the 21st Century will be driven by Asian influences.…

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    A Conversation with Henry Kissinger

    Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was interviewed at the International Republican Institute. Senator McCain introduced Former Secretary Kissinger, who spoke about U.S. foreign…

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