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  • Author Discussion on War and the Military
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    Author Discussion on War and the Military

    Elliott Ackerman and Clay Risen talked about the U.S. military and its rise as a global power. Mr. Risen is the author of The Crowded Hour, and Mr. Ackerman wrote Places and Names: On War,…

  • Authors Discuss the Conflict in Syria
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    Panel Discussion on Syria

    Alia Malek, author of The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria; Christopher Phillips, author of The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East; and Elliot…

  • Discussion on Women in Military Combat
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    Women in Military Combat

    Current and former military officers debated the effects the Department of Defense lifting of all restrictions on women serving in combat roles. Topics included military standards,…

  • Elliot Ackerman on emGreen and Blueem
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    Green on Blue

    Elliot Ackerman talked about his novel, Green on Blue, about an Afghan boy who joins a U.S. funded militia following the U.S. invasion.

  • Third Party Presidential Bid
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    Third Party Presidential Bid

    Elliot Ackerman talked about his new group, Americans Elect, that is hoping to secure ballot access in all fifty states for a third party 2012 presidential candidate. The group plans to run a national online…