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    Women in the Military, Panel 2

    National Defense University hosted a forum on integrating women into U.S. military combat roles. Speakers in the second panel talked about how gender integration shapes the battlefield.…

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    Women in the Military, Panel 1

    National Defense University hosted a forum on integrating women into U.S. military combat roles. Speakers in the first panel focused on the challenges and opportunities gender integration…

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    Vietnam Air War Symposium, Part 2

    Three Vietnam air war veterans talked about their time in Vietnam and gave their perspectives on Professor Mark Clodfelter’s book, The Limits of Air Power: The American Bombing of North…

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    Secretary of State John Kerry Foreign Policy Address

    Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks on the Obama administration’s foreign policy agenda for 2016. Topics included the conflict in Syria and the Syrian refugee crisis, the United Nations…

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    American Bombing of North Vietnam

    Retired Air Force officer and National War College professor Mark Clodfelter talks about his book The Limits of Air Power: The American Bombing of North Vietnam. In his book, Professor…

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    State of Homeland Security

    House Homeland Security Committee Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) spoke about the state of homeland security at the National Defense University. He addressed the rise of radicalism, the terrorism threat to…

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    South Sudan Cease Fire Agreement

    Panelists talked about the violence that erupted in South Sudan in December 2013. Donald Booth, U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, called the civil conflict in South Sudan…

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    Medea Benjamin Protest at Presidential Speech on Drones

    Medea Benjamin was seen shouting at President Obama as she was being escorted from the room at the National Defense University after interrupting his speech about drone strikes several…

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    President Obama on Counterterrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy

    President Obama spoke about a range of U.S. counterterrorism issues including controversial drone strikes, the Guantanamo Bay prison and detention of terrorist suspects, security at…

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    Defense Department Strategic and Fiscal Challenges

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talked about the impact on the military of prior fiscal year budget reductions and current year sequestration cuts. He also detailed the ongoing Strategic Choices and…

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    Secretaries Clinton and Panetta on U.S. International Issues

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta talked about U.S. international challenges. Topics included the federal budget, future operations in Afghanistan, interdepartment…

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    Deterrence and U.S. Strategy Policy

    Lieutenant General Frank Klotz spoke about issues related to nuclear, missile defense and homeland security issues. He also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security Agenda

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke on the Obama administrations’s plans for implementing its nonproliferation and nuclear security agenda.

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    Homosexuals in the Military Announcement

    President Clinton announced a lifting of the ban against homosexuals in the military that would allow homosexuals to serve in the military if they remain celibate while serving. He was accompanied on stage by the…

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    Abraham Lincoln Hall Dedication Ceremony

    President Obama spoke at the dedication of the Abraham Lincoln Hall at the National Defense University and unveiled a portrait of President Abraham Lincoln.

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    Last in Their Class

    Professor Robbins talked about his book, Last in Their Class: Custer, Pickett and the Goats of West Point, published by Encounter Books. The author described tales of cadets who performed courageously…

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    Force Levels in Iraq and Afghanistan

    President Bush talked about Iraq and Afghanistan to the National Defense University’s Distinguished Lecture Program. In his remarks he spoke about reductions in troop levels in Iraq by…

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    Our Own Worst Enemy

    Randall Larsen talked about his book Our Own Worst Enemy: Asking the Right Questions About Security to Protect You, Your Family, and America, published by Grand Central Publishing. He talked about the…

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    Future of the U.S. Military

    Secretary Rumsfeld spoke about the future transformation and reorganization of the U.S. military. Among the topics he addressed were new technologies, weapons platforms, and potential…

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    National Security Strategy

    Mr. Barnett gave a PowerPoint presentation on national security strategy and military transformation to officers and analysts at the National Defense University. He talked about the changing nature of…

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