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  • After Words with Helene Cooper
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    After Words with Helene Cooper

    Helene Cooper talked about her book Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in which she reports on the life and presidency of Liberia’s first elected female…

    685 views
  • Fragmented Libya Complicates International Response Experts Warn
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    U.S. Policy Toward Libya

    A former U.S. ambassador to Libya was among the two foreign relations experts testifying at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the ongoing civil conflict in Libya and the role the…

    724 views
  • Cold War Jazz Diplomacy in Africa
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    Cold War Jazz Diplomacy in Africa

    U.S. Air Force Academy instructor Captain Jeffrey Copeland talked about the use of American Jazz musicians as State Department-sponsored “ambassadors” in Africa during the Cold War. He…

    343 views
  • American Revolution and the Arab Spring
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    American Revolution and the Arab Spring

    Gordon Wood talked about lessons that might be drawn from the American Revolution by leaders of the Arab Spring. In 2013, Mr. Wood gave a talk to 30 Egyptian leaders about the American…

    282 views
  • Winston Churchill and the Boer War
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    Winston Churchill and the Boer War

    Candice Millard, author of Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill, talked about Sir Winston Churchill’s experiences seeking glory in battle. “Hero of the…

    410 views
  • Defense Secretary Ashton Carter Holds Final Briefing
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    Defense Department Briefing

    On his final day on the job, Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke ahead of the regular briefing at the Pentagon to give details of overnight events including a U.S. airstrike in Libya…

    247 views
  • emBorn a Crimeem
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    Born a Crime

    Trevor Noah talked about his book Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, in which he recalls his upbringing in apartheid-era South Africa. He spoke at the 33rd annual Miami…

    659 views
  • emThe Spy Who Couldnt Spellem
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    The Spy Who Couldn't Spell

    Yudhijit Bhattacharjee talked about his book, The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell: A Dyslexic Traitor, an Unbreakable Code, and the FBI’s Hunt for America’s Stolen Secrets, about Brian Regan, a CIA…

    817 views
  • United Nations Security Council on Liberia
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    United Nations Security Council on Liberia

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  • UN Security Council Meets to Discuss South Sudan Liberia and Syria
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    United Nations Security Council on South Sudan

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  • President Obama Addresses UN General Assembly
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    Chadian President U.N. General Assembly Address

    Chadian President Idriss Deby delivered remarks during the opening of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquaters in New York City.

    3,089 views
  • Act for America 2016 Conference Part 5
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    Act for America 2016 Conference, Part 5

    Former Representative Pete Hoekstra (R-MI) spoke about the threat of radical jihadism and criticized the Obama administration’s foreign policy toward Libya. He used slides during his presentation and then responded to…

    206 views
  • Discussion Focuses on the Political Situation in Congo
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    Political Situation in the Congo

    Panelists talked about the political crisis in the Congo over the interpretation of the nation’s constitution’s rules on term limits for president. and the U.S. role in the area.…

    663 views
  • Representative Frank Wolf Discusses Religious Freedom in Nigeria
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    Religious Freedom in Nigeria and Iraq

    Former Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA) spoke about religious freedom conditions in Nigeria and Iraq. He talked about the persecution of religious minorities by the Islamic State, Boko…

    186 views
  • Hearing Focuses on Violence in South Sudan
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    Violence in South Sudan

    Current and former U.S. special envoys testified at a hearing on the violence and humanitarian situation in the South Sudanese civil war. The witnesses suggested actions the United States…

    275 views
  • K Riva Levinson Discusses emChoosing the Heroem
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    Choosing the Hero

    K. Riva Levinson, an international consultant and lobbyist who helped Ellen Johnson Sirleaf win the presidency of Liberia, talked about the role she played in the campaign in both Liberia and…

    480 views
  • Atlantic Council Hosts Discussion on Government Protests in Zimbabwe
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    Activism and Government Protests in Zimbabwe

    The Atlantic Council hosted a discussion with the founder of an anti-government movement in Zimbabwe called #ThisFlag. The movement, sparked by a viral video, addresses concerns over President…

    234 views
  • Undersecretary Sarah Sewall Discusses Religious Extremism in Africa
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    Religious Extremism in Africa

    Sarah Sewall gave the keynote address at a forum on U.S. efforts to counter the rise of religious extremism in Africa. She said that the U.S. is partnering with local governments, but the…

    351 views
  • Washington Journal Karim Mezran on the Future of Libya
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    Libya and the War on ISIS

    Karim Mezran talked about Libya’s political future as ISIS establishes itself in the country, as well as the recent U.S. bombing campaign there. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria…

    364 views
  • Airstrikes on ISIS Targets Requested by Libya Expected to Continue
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    Defense Department Briefing

    Peter Cook briefed reporters and took their questions on a range of Defense Department issues. Topics included U.S. airstrikes against ISIS* in Libya which he said were requested by Libya…

    775 views
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