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    Jon Huntsman Remarks on the U.S. Economy

    Republican 2012 presidential candidate Jon Huntsman discussed his jobs plan and the state of the U.S. economy with Ted Gayer. He also talked about the economic proposals of some of the…

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    Reforming Early Education

    Panelists talked about early childhood education programs. Among the topics they addressed were improving Head Start programs, school accountability, education funding, and monitoring the…

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    Health Care Costs and Biomedical Innovation

    Newt Gingrich and Peter Orszag spoke at a forum on the costs of the health care, the federal health care law enacted the previous year, and its impact on biomedical innovation. The event…

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    Afghan Security Forces Training

    Lieutenant General William Caldwell, commander of the NATO training mission in Afghanistan, spoke and was interviewed by Michael O’Hanlon about the training of Afghanistan’s army and police…

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    U.S. Attitudes on Islam and Muslims

    The Brookings Institution and the Public Religion Research Institute held a forum on their new report on U.S. attitudes towards Islam and Muslims. The report explored issues of national…

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    Future of the U.S. Marine Corps

    Marine Corps Commandant James Amos was interviewed by Michael O’Hanlon at the Brookings Institution. General Amos talked about U.S. challenges in Afghanistan, and the military budget.

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    Morocco and Arab World Political Unrest

    Morocco’s Foreign Minister Taieb Fassi Fihri talked about anti-government protests across the region. As unrest in the Arab world continued, Moroccans took to the streets demanding reforms.…

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    Secretary Clinton Remarks at U.S.-Islamic World Forum

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the U.S.-Islamic World Forum. She talked about recent uprisings in the Middle East and Africa and the need to embrace economic and political reforms. In her…

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    Congressional Redistricting

    Panelists talked about conflicts in several states over constitutionally-mandated redistricting. Congressional districts are redrawn every ten years to reflect population shifts. Topics…

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    China's Influence in Latin America

    Scholars and development bankers talked about the foreign policy implications for the U.S. of China’s growing influence in Latin America. Topics included the China Development Bank, a…

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    Immigration Policy

    Participants spoke about U.S. immigration policy, attracting highly-skilled workers, and U.S. business competitiveness. Among the issues addressed were the numbers and origins of foreign graduate…

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    Joint Deficit Reduction Committee

    Panelists talked about the newly created joint congressional Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, which was created on August 2, 2011, as part of the Budget Control Act of 2011 and…

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    Perspective from Alan Greenspan

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan spoke about the mortgage market. Following brief remark she answered questions from the audience. This was the luncheon keynote speech of a Brookings…

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    Future of Pakistan, Panel 1

    Panelists talked about Pakistan’s future, particularly its role in global affairs. The discussion served as a platform for the organization’s new book titled The Future of Pakistan. One of…

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    Political Dysfunction and Foreign Policy

    Panelists examined the effects of U.S. domestic political discord on foreign policy strength and overall standing abroad. Much of the discussion focused on on recent debt ceiling…

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    Richard Trumka on the Jobs Crisis

    Richard Trumka argued that America did not have a deficit crisis but a jobs crisis. He urged Congress to pass the president’s jobs bill, and said the proposal was an important first step to…

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    U.S. Residential Mortgage Market

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner spoke about the report released that day by the Obama administration, Reforming America’s Housing Finance Market: A Report to Congress, on…

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    Democracy in the Muslim World

    Current and former Middle East political officials talked about political unrest in the Arab world. Among the topics they addressed were the strength of democracy movements in various…

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    U.S.-China Relations in the Next Decade

    Ambassador John Thornton and Zheng Bijian read letters from Presidents Obama and Hu, and then spoke about relations between the U.S. and China. This was the opening portion of a conference…

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    Deficit Reduction Committee Recommendations

    Panelists talked about their recommendations to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.

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