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    Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy

    Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, talked about her book, Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, in which she examines the attack on Pearl…

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    The Constitution Today

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era, about the relevance of America’s Constitution to contemporary headlines.…

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    The Next Pandemic

    Ali Khan talked about his book, The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind’s Gravest Dangers, in which he examines the world’s deadliest diseases, possible new threats, lessons…

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    The Right Nation

    John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge spoke about their book The Right Nation: Conservative Power in America, published by Penguin Press. The book takes a look at the conservative…

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    The Last Empire

    Serhii Plokhy, Ukrainian history professor at Harvard University, talked about his book, The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union, in which he reports that the dissolution of the…

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    The Second Arab Awakening

    Marwan Muasher, former Jordanian Foreign Minister and ambassador to the United States, talked about his book, The Second Arab Awakening: And the Battle for Pluralism, in which he takes a…

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    Exit the Colonel

    Ethan Chorin, a diplomat who served as an economic and commercial attache in Tripoli from 2004 to 2006, talked about his book, Exit the Colonel: The Hidden History of the Libyan Revolution,…

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    No One's World

    Charles Kupchan argues that we are moving into an age when no country or region will dominate the world the way the American, British, or other empires have in the past. He responded to…

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    The Race for What's Left

    Michael Klare looks at what countries around the world are doing to secure dwindling resources such as coal, uranium, copper, water, and arable land. He responded to questions at this…

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    Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia

    Michael Korda recounts the life of Lawrence of Arabia. An archeologist and Oxford scholar, T.E. Lawrence (1888-1935), departed for Cairo as a British intelligence officer in 1916 and a year later…

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    Superfusion

    Zachary Karabell argues that the U.S. and Chinese economies have become so intertwined that disrupting either one would have tragic consequences. He spoke at the Carnegie Council in New…

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    French Priorities for the G20

    As France assumes the 12-month rotating presidency of the G20 in November 2010, Christine Lagarde, Minister for Economy, Industry and Employment of France, spoke about the country’s…

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    Freedom for Sale

    John Kampfner argues that over the past twenty years several countries have decided to trade freedom and liberty in exchange for economic prosperity. He says that this trend challenges the…

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    The Next 100 Years

    George Friedman discussed what the world might be like over the next century (which countries will rise in power, where the wars will be fought, etc.). He spoke at the Carnegie Council in…

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    On Compromise and Rotten Compromises

    Avishai Margalit talked about his book On Compromise and Rotten Compromises (Princeton University Press; November 1, 2009). In his book he talks about the virtues and limits of political…

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    Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy

    Lawrence Lessig talked about the state of copyright law in relation to electronic media. He argued that the current laws are draconian and have not been adequately updated to reflect the…

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    The Means of Reproduction

    Michelle Goldberg talked about her book The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World (Penguin Press; April 2, 2009). In her book she exposes the global war on women’s reproductive rights…

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    The Next Hundred Years

    George Friedman talked about The Next Hundred Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century (Doubleday; January 27, 2009). The book discusses what the world might be like over the next century (which…

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    Economic Crisis: A National and International Perspective

    Randy Charles Epping and Steven Greenhouse talked about the economic crisis and what government, business, and labor should do to alleviate it. Mr. Greenhouse talked about the economy from a domestic…

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    Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East

    Karl Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac talked about their book, Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East (W.W. Norton and Co.; June 17, 2008). In the book the authors present a…

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