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    The State of the American Mind

    Adam Bellow and Mark Bauerlein, editors of The State of the American Mind: 16 Leading Critics on the New Anti-Intellectualism, talked about their follow-up to Allan Bloom’s 1987 book, The…

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    North Korean Nuclear Threat

    Foreign policy experts talked about threats made by North Korea during the previous month, including shutting down a joint manufacturing center employing South and North Koreans and…

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    Confronting Security Challenges on Korean Peninsula, Panel 2

    Panelists spoke about the Obama administration’s expansion of sanctions against North Korea and the freezing of assets of individuals and organizations linked to its nuclear program. They…

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    The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050

    A panel presentation on what the demographics of the U.S. will be at mid-century. But author Joel Kotkin also discussed projected cultural changes, explaining evolving trends through the prisms of industry,…

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    Global Food Shortage, Part 3

    Kenneth Green moderated a panel discussion titled “Energy, Biofuels, and Climate Change.” Nicholas Eberstadt presented an historical perspective on the current crisis. Robert Paarlberg asserted that the crisis is caused…

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    Red Rogue: The Persistent Challenge of North Korea

    Bruce Bechtol talked about his book Red Rogue: The Persistent Challenge of North Korea, published by Potomac Books. In his book, Mr. Bechtol describes North Korean decision-making since September 11. He argues that the…

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    North Korea Six-Party Talks

    Ambassador Bolton and other experts discussed the February 13 Six-Party agreement for denuclearization of North Korea. Topics included the 40-year history of the North Korean nuclear…

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    U.S.-Korea Relations

    A panel moderated by Will Dobson spoke about the topic, “The Future of the U.S.-Korea Alliance: Challenges, Opportunities, Uncertainties.” Among the topics they addressed were the potential impact of North…

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    Measuring Poverty after Katrina

    Panelists talked about annual official statistics on income and poverty to be released by the Census Bureau the next day and offered a framework for interpretation of the data. They also…

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    In Praise of Empires: Globalization and Order

    Professor Lal talked about his book, In Praise of Empires: Globalization and Order, published by Palgrave Macmillan. He argued that empires have played a decisive role throughout history in…

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    Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader

    Bradley Martin talked about his book, Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty, published by St. Martin’s Press. The book was about the cult of…

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    U.S.-North Korea Relations

    Witnesses testified about North Korean weapons development and the future of six-party talks on regional security. They also talked about South Korean relations with North Korea, nuclear…

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    Future of South Korea

    The panelists talked about the future of South Korea, including the leadership, economy, and political climate of South Korea, and the possible threat posed by North Korea. Panelists…

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    Emerging Missile Threats

    Participants talked about emerging threats to national security as part of a day-long conference on U.S. missile defense. Among the topics they addressed were the threat from Iraq, Iranian…

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    International Family Planning

    Witnesses testified about Bush administration rules restricting funding for international family planning programs. The restrictions place limits on non-governmental organizations that…

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    End of North Korea

    Mr. Eberstadt discussed his book The End of North Korea, published by the American Enterprise Institute Press. The book argues that the North Korean government has failed to accomplish any…

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