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    Book Discussion on Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy

    Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, talked about her book, Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, in which she examines the attack on Pearl…

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    Book Discussion on Year Zero

    Ian Buruma, professor of democracy, human rights, and journalism at Bard College, talked about his book, Year Zero: A History of 1945, in which he examines the world following the end of…

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    Book Discussion on Murder in Amsterdam

    Ian Buruma talked about his book Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, published by Penguin Press. He read excerpts from his book. Professor Buruma talked…

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    Book Discussion on Occidentalism

    Ian Buruma talked about the book he co-authored with Avishai Margalit, Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies, published by Penguin Books. In the book the authors examined what they viewed…

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    Future of Iraq

    Foreign policy analysts talked about the future of Iraq and governing Iraq without President Saddam Hussein. Among the topics they addressed were the current government’s intelligence…

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    Book Discussion on Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels

    Mr. Buruma talked about his book Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels from Los Angeles to Beijing, published by Random House. The book is about Chinese pro-democracy dissidents around the world. Mr.…

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