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    Makers and Takers

    Rana Foroohar talked about her book, Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business, about the dominance of the financial sector in America today.

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    America's War for the Greater Middle East

    Professor Andrew Bacevich talked about his book America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History, in which he looks at the United States' involvement in the Middle East since…

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    U.S.-Iraq Relations

    Iraqi Ambassador to the U.S. Lukman Faily talked about U.S. relations with Iraq, as well security challenges in the Middle East.

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    Belgium Attacks and Terrorism in Europe

    Constance Stelzenmuller talked about the recent terrorist attacks in Belgium and explained how all of Europe was dealing with terrorism and with refugees arriving.

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    Islamic State

    Abdel Bari Atwan talked about his book, Islamic State: The Digital Caliphate, about the rise of ISIS* and the methods the organization has used to take over much of Syria and Iraq. He also…

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    U.S.-Iran Relations

    Jerrold Green, author of the book Understanding Iran, talks about the evolution of the the U.S. relationship with Iran, and the history of politics and foreign relations in the country. Paul Jabber, author…

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    Future of the Army

    General Perkins presented the new Win in a Complex World: Unified Land Operations Concept. He explained that the Army no longer fought a well-known enemy in a well-known place, but instead had to be…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy and International Conflicts

    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell discussed foreign policy and the U.S. approach to handling the situation in Iraq and Syria. He also commented on the use of the military in Western Africa to help…

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    A Chinaman's Chance

    Eric Liu talked about his book, A Chinaman’s Chance: One Family’s Journey and the Chinese American Dream, in which he looks at the history of Chinese Americans and the experiences of his…

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    North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era

    Bruce Bechtol talked about his book, North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: A New International Security Dilemma, in which he discusses the challenges posed by North…

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    Intelligence Challenges

    Former National Security Council Officer Arthur House spoke about intelligence capabilities, cyberterrorism, and future threats. Among the issues he addressed were the Edward Snowden…

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    By All Means Necessary

    Elizabeth Economy and Michael Levi, both senior fellows at the Council on Foreign Relations, talked about their book, By All Means Necessary: How China’s Resource Quest is Changing the World, in…

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    Nuclear Nightmares

    Joseph Cirincione talked about his book, Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late, in which he discusses the possibility of nuclear weapons being used. He says that the…

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    Nuclear Agreement with Iran

    Panelists assesed the agreement the U.S. and five other global powers (P5+1) reached with Iran on a six-month test freeze of the country’s nuclear program. Moderator Barbara Slavin began…

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    Rex Tillerson Remarks on Energy, Innovation and the Economy

    Rex Tillerson spoke at the Dallas/Fort Forth World Affairs Council. He talked about energy, innovation, and the economy.

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    Rethinking Money

    Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne talked about their book, Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity, in which they argue that our monetary system is antiquated and…

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    Resettlement of Refugees, Part 2

    Mark Cetron and Liz Mclaughlin talked about the Center for Disease Control’s efforts to screen refugees for diseases and the unintended consequences for host countries taking in refugees.…

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    Resettlement of Refugees, Part 1

    Panelists talked about the resettlement of refugees and the administration of refugee assistance programs in various regions, including Syria, Afghanistan, and Haiti. They responded to…

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    Space Exploration

    Buzz Aldrin talked about the past and future of space exploration, detailing his own time at NASA and walking on the Moon. He urged more leadership from Washington, D.C., and a return to big aims in…

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    Innovation and the Space Race

    Burt Rutan talked about the history of manned spaceflight and contrasted the contemporary space program with the pioneering days of space travel. Mr. Rutan designed “SpaceShipOne,” which…

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