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    American Jewish Committee Global Forum, Evening Session

    The World Leaders Plenary was an evening session of the American Jewish Committee Global Forum, held June 5-7, 2016, at the Washington Hilton. U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice stressed the Obama…

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    American Jewish Committee Global Forum, Afternoon Session

    British and Israeli members of parliament and Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) were among the speakers at an afternoon plenary session of the American Jewish Committee Global Forum, held June 5-7, 2016. Mayors from around the world talked…

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    Economics of Immigration Reform

    Panelists talked about illegal immigration in the U.S. and the economics of immigration reform. Topics included socio-economic ramifications, the impact of undocumented workers, H-1B visas…

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    Antony Blinken on the Middle East Peace Process

    Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken talked about U.S.-Israel relations and the ongoing negotiations with Iran over the country’s nuclear program. He spoke about the continued close-knit relationship between the U.S.…

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    Middle East Peace Process

    Author and Haaretz columnist Ari Shavit debated author and Jerusalem Post senior contributing editor Caroline Glick about the prospect of a two-state solution in the Israel-Palestine conflict.…

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    Exit Berlin

    Charlotte Bonelli talked about her book, Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany, in which she looks at a collection of letters written between American industrialist Arnold…

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    Middle East Developments

    Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about the situation in the Middle East and U.S.-Israel relations at the opening of the 2013 American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum. This was his…

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    2012 Presidential Election

    Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) and William Kristol debated 2012 presidential election issues. Topics included Obama administration policies toward Israel, the economy, Iran’s nuclear program, the state of the…

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    Global View of Israel

    Panelists from three different countries talked about their groups' efforts to improve Israel’s world image and how best to respond to those who question Israel’s legitimacy as a country.…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy and the Middle East

    Elliott Abrams, former White House Deputy National Security Adviser for President George W. Bush, and former Democratic Representative Robert Wexler debated U.S. foreign policy toward…

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    Global Jewish Advocacy

    New York Times Columnist Roger Cohen and Wall Street Journal Deputy Editorial Page Editor Bret Stephens debated U.S. and Israel’s policies towards Iran. Topics included Iran’s nuclear program and…

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    Israel at Sixty

    The 102nd annual meeting of the American Jewish Committee at the Capital Hilton celeberated the 60th anniversary of Israel. Israeli Vice Premier Haim Ramon spoke about the future of Israel.…

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    Israeli and Arab Journalists Dialogue

    Journalists talk about tensions in the Middle East, regional security, and media coverage of events. They responded to questions from audience members. Aharon Barnea moderated. The 102nd…

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    Israel at Sixty

    Secretary of State Rice delivered the keynote address at a celebration of the 60th anniversary of Israel. In her remarks she spoke about historic ties between the U.S. and Israel, the…

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    Internal Combustion

    Edwin Black talked about his book, Internal Combustion: How Corporations and Governments Addicted the World to Oil and Derailed the Alternatives, published by St. Martin’s Press. He said…

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    Tsunami Relief

    Former President Bill Clinton spoke at the American Jewish Committee 99th annual meeting. He talked about the work of non-governmental organizations, specifically his work for tsunami relief in…

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    State Sponsored Terrorism

    Participants talked about global terrorism and counter-terrorism strategies. Among the topics they addressed were deterring rogue states, preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass…

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    Direction of the Supreme Court

    Senator Biden spoke about missile defense and the future of the Supreme Court. Among the issues he addressed were the threat of nuclear proliferation, the consequences of Supreme Court…

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    The Continuing Threat of Worldwide Terrorism

    Mr. Freeh talked about the many levels of damage that terrorism can inflict. Specifically he talked about enforcing the rule of law, preserving human rights and the importance of balancing…

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    A Reflection on the Shoah

    Cardinal Cassidy talked about the Holocaust and the recent Vatican report reflecting on the Holocaust and the role Catholics played during that time. He also talked about the progress of…

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