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    Eisenhower's Farewell Address

    The panel talked about the background and importance of President Eisenhower’s farewell address when he left office in 1960. They focused on his statements about the development of a…

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    National Security & the Post-Containment Era

    Lawrence Korb discussed the history and role of George Kennan’s philosophy of containment in relation to the U.S.S.R. Containment theory dictates that the U.S. and other Western nations…

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    National Strategic Defense Review

    Defense experts talked about the Defense Department’s strategic defense review and potential reforms within the department. Among the topics they addressed were funding levels, post-Cold…

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    National Missile Defense

    Witnesses testified about technology development of the National Missile Defense and the impact of test failures on deployment of an effective system.

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    Defense Spending

    Participants discussed the military, political and economic justifications for U.S. defense spending in the post-Cold War era at conference on defense and social spending priorities…

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    Foreign Policy Implementation

    The panelists discussed the implementation of foreign policy and the tools the U.S. has for making choices and for dealing with crises around the world. Topics included foreign aid,…

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    Foreign Policy Campaign Issues

    Foreign policy advisers from the Clinton and Dole campaigns and others discussed foreign policy issues. The discussion focused on the general tone of U.S. foreign policy as well as several…

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    Friday U.S. Navy Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Balanced Budget Internet Game

    A balanced federal budget bill created on the Internet was presented. The project allowed citizens to budget the government hypothetically. Participants included scholars and government…

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    U.S.-China Relations

    The forum dealt with the continuing evolution of relations between the two nations and what steps can be taken to improve those relations.

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    Future of Affirmative Action

    Group officials and scholars discussed affirmative action goals for minority contractors, opportunities in higher education, the media and the business world. The U.S. Supreme Court earlier…

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    Washington Sunday Journal

    Ms. Matusow talked about current events in the news, including Secretary Brown’s scandal troubles, media coverage of Speaker Gingrich and President Clinton’s trip to Canada. In a live interview, Mr.…

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    U.S. Defense Budget

    Former Assistant Secretary of Defense Korb and Mr. Spring discussed a recent report issued by the Government Accounting Office (GAO) asserting that the Pentagon could spend $4.5 billion…

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    Peace and Conflict Resolution

    The guests discussed the emergence of conflict resolution as an academic discipline and its importance in the multi-dimensional conflicts around the world, especially after the end of the…

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    Defense Appropriations

    The guests discussed their experiences with the defense appropriations process. Mr. Hannett was the former budget director to the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs from 1973-1986.…

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    Secretary of Defense Nomination

    Mr. Korb discussed the resignation of Defense Secretary Les Aspin and President Clinton’s nomination of retired Admiral Robert Inman to the position. Topics included Admiral Inman’s…

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    Homosexuals in the Military Part 2

    The committee continued to hear testimony from former defense administrators and military psychology analysts on the effect of lifting the ban on homosexuals in the U.S. military on unit…

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    Homosexuals in the Military Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from representatives of the U.S. military and former Department of Defense administrators on the impact of lifting the ban on homosexuals in the U.S. military.…

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    Homosexuals in the Military

    Mr. Korb, Assistant Secretary of Defense under the Reagan Administration, discussed the issue of homosexuals in the military.

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    Environmental Impact of Base Closings, P.M.

    The Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission continued its hearing on the environmental and economic impact of military base closings. Earlier in the year, the Department of Defense…

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