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    Future of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan Ambassador to the U.S. Hamdullah Mohib discussed the relationship between the U.S. and Afghanistan. Ambassador Mohib’s said that the country’s top priorities included rooting…

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    Combating Homegrown Terrorism

    Peter Bergen talked about his book, United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists, which examines Islamist terrorism in the U.S. and what can be done to combat…

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    Efforts to Close Guantanamo Bay Prison

    Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2009 pledge to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. They discussed the desirability of closure and when or if the facility would be closed. The event…

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    Syrian Refugee Crisis, Panel 3

    German Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Wittig and senior policy fellows from the Brookings Institution and the Migration Policy Institute talked about the humanitarian and security implications of the Syrian refugee…

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    Syrian Refugee Crisis, Panel 1

    Leaders from humanitarian and advocacy group talked about the global response to the Syrian refugee crisis following the November 13, 2015, terrorist attacks in Paris. Slides were shown. “Syrian Refugees: On…

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    Syrian Refugee Crisis, Panel 2

    State Department officials talked about the humanitarian and security implications of the Syrian refugee crisis following the November 13, 2015, terrorist attacks in Paris. “Policy Responses to the Refugee…

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    Terrorist Threat and Syrian Refugee Crisis

    Administration officials and terrorism experts testified on the threat posed by ISIS* and how the group may exploit the Syrian refugee crisis to plot attacks against the U.S. Panelists from…

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    Sudden Justice

    Chris Woods talked about his book, Sudden Justice: America’s Secret Drone Wars, about America’s use of drones in Yemen, Pakistan, and Somalia and the reaction it has caused. Mr. Woods…

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    Social Media and Terrorism

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the role of social media in recruiting for terrorist organizations. The witnesses outlined the online tactics and capabilities of ISIS* and other terror…

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    U.S. Hostage Policy

    The New America Foundation hosted a discussion on U.S. hostage policy. Panelists included former FBI negotiator Gary Noesner; Debra Tice, the mother of Austin Rice; an American journalist…

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    Assistant Attorney General John Carlin on Cybersecurity

    Assistant Attorney General Carlin talked about cyber threats such as other countries stealing financial information and called for cybersecurity legislation. He was interviewed by Peter Bergen and responded to questions…

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    National Security and Terrorism Threat

    National security and cybersecurity experts talked about the Bipartisan Policy Center’s report on the threats from ISIL*, al Qaeda, and other jihadist groups. The event was held the morning after U.S.…

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    Holy War, Inc.

    Mr. Bergen spoke about his book Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden, published by The Free Press. The book draws on extensive interviews with terrorist leaders,…

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    Surge

    Peter Mansoor, General David Petraeus’s executive officer in 2007 and 2008, talked about his book, Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War, in which…

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    Future of Media in Afghanistan

    Afghan journalists and Voice of American and BBC media executives talked about the future of media and press relations in Afghanistan. Topics included the state of investigative reporting…

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    Blinking Red

    Michael Allen, majority staff director of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, talked about his book, Blinking Red: Crisis and Compromise in American Intelligence after 9/11, in…

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    U.S. Use of Military Force

    Panelists talked about the U.S. use of military force. Following the terrorists attacks on September 11, 2001, Congress gave the president permission to use force to hold accountable those who were responsible for the…

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    National Security and Foreign Policy

    Former State and Defense Department officials and former Middle East adviser Dennis Ross talked about President Obama’s challenges in foreign policy and national challenges. Topics included a recent…

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    The Search For Bin Laden

    Terrorism expert Peter Bergen, author of the book, Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden From 9/11 to Abbottabad, and Greg Barker, who produced and directed an HBO documentary based on the book, talked about their research and…

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    Terror Threat Assessment

    Panelists spoke about a recent report on the threat to national security posed by terrorists. Among the topics they addressed were al-Qaida interests in the Syrian civil war, blurring lines…

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