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    A Tribute to Christopher Hitchens

    A tribute was held for author Christopher Hitchens, who died on December 15, 2011. Numerous speakers, including family, friends, and colleagues, spoke about their relationships and read…

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    After Words with Patrick Cockburn

    Patrick Cockburn talked about his book Muqtada: Muqtada al-Sadr, the Shia Revival, and the Struggle for Iraq (Scribner; April 8, 2008). Mr. Cockburn, Iraq correspondent for The Independent…

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    Muqtada: Muqtada al-Sadr

    Patrick Cockburn talked about his new book, Muqtada: Muqtada al-Sadr, The Shia Revival & the Struggle for Iraq, in which he provides an inside look into Muqtada al-Sadr and the rise of his…

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    Out of the Ashes

    The authors talked about their book, Out of the Ashes, published by Harper Collins. The book is about Saddam Hussein’s rise to power and the disastrous effect of the economic sanctions…

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    State Opening of British Parliament

    The guests discussed the State Opening of British Parliament and the agenda the British government is facing. They also took questions from callers.

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    British Perspective on Iraqi Invasion

    Mr. Cockburn discussed the support in the United Kingdom for United States and British military deployment in Saudi Arabia. He also commented on the murder of a British citizen by Iraqi…

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