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    Wartime Leadership - Lincoln and FDR

    Scholars Harold Holzer and Craig Symonds evaluated the wartime leadership of Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt. They compared how both men reacted to the crises that dominated their…

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    History of War Games

    This event featured a discussion on the history of war games and military exercises with University of Oklahoma’s John Emery, United States Naval War College’s Jon Scott, and the RAND…

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    Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting - War Stories

    Retired Army Lt. Col. Donald Snedeker (Blackhorse Tales), retired Army Col. L. Scott Lingamfelter (Desert Redleg), and Peter Svoboda (Headhunter ) discussed their books on the reality of war. This…

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    Oral Histories of American War Veterans

    Veterans from World War II to the Iraq War talked about their experiences in war and its aftermath. These are excerpts from oral history interviews that have aired in their entirety on…

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    In Depth with Max Hastings

    Military historian, author, and former Daily Telegraph (UK) editor-in-chief Max Hastings discussed his more than two dozen books on wars going back to World War I. Mr. Hastings is the…

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    War

    Historian Margaret MacMillan looked at how military conflict has impacted our lives. This was a virtual event hosted by the New York Historical Society.

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    War Correspondents Discussion

    Authors Elizabeth Becker (You Don’t Belong Here) and Jessica Donati (Eagle Down) were joined in conversation by NPR correspondents Sylvia Poggioli and Deborah Amos to discuss their…

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    The Stupidity of War

    Political scientist John Mueller argued that less military intervention would benefit American foreign policy. This virtual event was sponsored by the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C.

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    Secretary Blinken News Conference in Kabul, Afghanistan

    Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, where he met with Afghan leaders and visited U.S. Embassy personnel. His visit came one day after President Biden…

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    A Red Line in the Sand

    Foreign correspondent David Andelman talked about the hotspots around the world that could potentially lead to the next war. This virtual event was hosted by the Overseas Press Club.

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    Our Bodies, Their Battlefields

    British foreign correspondent Christina Lamb looked at the experiences of women during wartime and the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. This virtual event was hosted by the Wilson…

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    Hoover Institution Library and Archives

    Started in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives has been collecting materials pertaining to war, revolution, and peace for over 100 years. Deputy Director Eric Wakin and Curator Jean Cannon…

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    Covert Intervention in Foreign Wars

    University of Chicago Political Science Professor Austin Carson discussed his book, Secret Wars: Covert Conflict in International Politics. Mr. Carson delved into the ways state powers…

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    The Dragons and the Snakes

    David Kilcullen, former counterinsurgency adviser to Gen. David Petraeus, looked at the ways hostile forces have adapted to the ways the U.S. fights wars.

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    Killer High

    Brown University’s Peter Andreas talked about the relationship between six drugs - alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, opium, amphetamines, and cocaine - and war.

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    The Knock at the Door

    Ryan Manion and Heather Kelly talked about the experience of losing a family member in a war.

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    Wartime Reporting

    Long Island University announced winners for the annual George Polk Awards in Journalism. After the winners were announced, a panel discussion was held focusing on the challenges of…

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    Author Discussion on War

    Authors Hampton Sides, On Desperate Ground; Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic, Indianapolis; and Bruce Dinges, A Just and Righteous Cause; discussed their respective military history books at the 11th…

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    Writing About War

    Frances FitzGerald, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Fire in the Lake, and Iraq War veteran Phil Klay, author of Redeployment, discussed writing about war.

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    Michael Beschloss on Presidents of War

    Historian Michael Beschloss discussed his book, Presidents of War.

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