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  • emThe Age of Lincolnem
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    The Age of Lincoln

    Orville Vernon Burton talked about his book The Age of Lincoln, published by Hill and Wang. In his book Professor Burton explores Lincoln and his legacy from the vantage point of not only the…

  • State of Democracy in Africa
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    State of Democracy in Africa

    The Close Up Foundation and the Wilson Center hosted a panel on the state of democracy in Africa with United Nations officials. Among the topics addressed were the United Nation’s role in Africa,…

  • Democracy in Latin America
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    Democracy in Latin America

    The panelists discussed the state of democracy in Latin America and recent and upcoming elections in the region. Other topics included changes in Latin America in the last twenty years,…

  • State of Democracy in Eurasia
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    State of Democracy in Eurasia

    A panel spoke to students about the state of democracy in Eurasia at the Wilson Center on Congress. Topics included threats and challenges to democratic freedoms in Eurasia, the political…

  • Conflict Resolution in Africa
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    Conflict Resolution in Africa

    A panel talked about initiatives for resolving the conflicts in Africa brought about by borders created by the Europeans in the mid-nineteenth century and the difficulties transitioning…

  • Ukraine Elections
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    Ukraine Elections

    Bill Miller, the former ambassador to the Ukraine under President Clinton and a scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, talked to students about the presidential election and the role of…

  • NationBuilding and the Situation in Iraq
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    Nation-Building and the Situation in Iraq

    The panelists talked about Iraq and the issue of nation-building in the 21st century. Building viable institutions in a war-ravaged country was discussed, that the U.S. in Afghanistan and…

  • Role of the United Nations
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    Role of the United Nations

    Panelists talked about the role of the United Nations in the world. Among the issues addressed were the divisions over Iraq, the responsibilities and future of the United Nations, the…

  • emReEnchantment  Tibetan Buddhismem
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    Re-Enchantment: Tibetan Buddhism

    Mr. Paine talked about his book, Re-Enchantment: Tibetan Buddhism Comes to the West, published by W.W. Norton and Company. In the book, the author examines the spread of Buddhism in the Western…

  • State of International Affairs
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    State of International Affairs

    Journalists spoke about U.S. foreign policy and the state of international alliances. They also answered questions from students about a number of issues including U.S. relations with…

  • Prospects for Peace
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    Prospects for Peace

    Journalists and international scholars spoke to students about international peace keeping efforts, diplomatic efforts to promote democracy in various regions, and the role of the U.S. in…

  • Use of Force
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    Use of Force

    The panelists talked about the use of force by the United States, including historical precedents, the war with Iraq, and unilateral versus multilateral approaches. They responded to…

  • Americas Role in the World
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    America's Role in the World

    The panelists talked about the role of the U.S. in the world. They also responded to questions from the audience. Mr. Milewski moderated the panel.

  • Profiles in Islam
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    Profiles in Islam

    Participants talked to students about U.S. relations with Muslim countries and future political and cultural cooperation with Islamic peoples. Among the topics they addressed were…

  • Homeland Security and Personal Liberty
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    Homeland Security and Personal Liberty

    As part of a series of forums on the world after September 11, the guests debated the issues of ensuring U.S. domestic security while protecting personal liberties. The program was titled, “How…

  • The War on Terrorism and Global Alliances
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    The War on Terrorism and Global Alliances

    The panelists talked about the war on terrorism, the U.S. role in the world, and the future of global alliances. They answered questions from members of the audience.

  • The Future of the Media
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    The Future of the Media

    Mr. Seay talked about radio and its future, and also about the radio program he hosts, "Dialogue", in which he discusses books and ideas with authors. He answered questions from members of…

  • Globalization Part 2
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    Globalization Part 2

    Policy analysts discussed the consequences of globalization and which countries might be hurt or helped by it. After their prepared remarks they answered audience questions.

  • Election Reform
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    Election Reform

    The panelists discussed efforts to reform the U.S. election system since the contested presidential vote in Florida last year and answered questions from the audience of high school…

  • Globalization Part 1
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    Globalization Part 1

    Participants spoke to students about the global economy and the process of globalization. Among the issues they addressed were the impacts of information technology, ethnic diversity, and…

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