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    Cuban Missile Crisis 50th Anniversary

    Graham Allison talked about the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis and the lessons learned from that could be applied to the current global environment. He responded to telephone…

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    Mohamed El Baradei Remarks

    Mohamad El Baradei spoke about international politics and nuclear non-proliferation. Among the topics he addressed were nuclear development programs in developing countries, efforts by Iran…

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    Book Discussion on Saving Iraq: Rebuilding a Broken Nation

    Iraqi businessman Nemir Kirdar talked about his plan to rebuild the government, economy, and civil society of Iraq. Mr. Kirdar argues that Iraq can return to the peace and prosperity that existed…

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    The Presidency in the Nuclear Age, Panel 2

    A panel discussion on how U.S. foreign policy and the presidency have been shaped by the development, use, and spread of nuclear weapons focused on foreign policy decision-making during the Kennedy administrations.…

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    The Presidency in the Nuclear Age, Panel 4

    A panel discussion on how U.S. foreign policy and the presidency have been shaped by the development, use, and spread of nuclear weapons focused on efforts to halt the spread of nuclear weapons to terrorist…

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    Cuban Missile Crisis Anniversary

    Mr. Sorenson and Mr. Allison spoke about the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, the nature of the Cold War, and lessons learned after 45 years since the Cuban Missile Crisis. Following their…

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    Nuclear Terrorism

    Mr. Allison spoke about potential nuclear attacks by terrorist groups, and use of weapons of mass destruction by terrorist cells. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.…

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    Stopping the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

    A panel discussion was held on stopping the spread of nuclear weapons. Topics included policy measures global powers could take to shore up the non-proliferation regime, incentives for a country not to…

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    The Ethics of Tolerance

    Mohammad Khatami, the former president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, spoke on “the ethics of tolerance in the age of violence.” Topics included the history of immigration to America, U.S.…

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    Facing Global Challenges Together

    His Royal Highness Prince Turki al-Faisal, Saudi ambassador to the U.S., talked briefly about President Kennedy and the history of U.S. relations with Yemen and Saudi Arabia. His main topic…

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    Nuclear Nonproliferation and Arms Control

    Mr. El Baradei, the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, spoke about nuclear defense technology, saying countries that possess nuclear programs should move away from their nuclear defenses to set a better…

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    Book Discussion on Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe

    Mr. Allison talked about his book Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe, published by Times Books. Professor Allison assessed the likelihood of weapons-grade nuclear…

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    Book Discussion on Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe

    Professor Allison talked by video link from Boston about the dangers of nuclear proliferation and access to nuclear weaponry by rogue states and terrorist organizations. He responded to…

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