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October 17, 2018

United States
Presidential Leadership

Doris Kearns Goodwin and Jay Winik discuss presidential leadership and the definitive qualities that presidents throughout history have exemplified to overcome adversity. 

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May 11, 2018

United States
A Conversation With Michael McCaul

This is the keynote session of the 2018 International Affairs Fellowship (IAF) Conference. 

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February 8, 2018

Vietnam War
Fifty Years After the Tet Offensive: Lessons From the Vietnam War

Panelists discuss the fiftieth anniversary of the Tet Offensive, launched in late January 1968, and the lessons learned or forgotten from the Vietnam War for the United States today. 

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January 8, 2018

Vietnam
'The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam'

Max Boot discusses his new book, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam. 

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November 14, 2017

Economics
Retirement Challenges for Individuals: A Global Comparison

This is the third and final session of the Stephen C. Freidheim Symposium on Global Economics. 

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February 16, 2017

United States
Water and U.S. National Security

As part of the Center for Preventive Action's Flashpoint Roundtable Meeting Series, Joshua Busby, associate professor of public affairs at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and David Mi…

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April 6, 2017

Global
A Conversation with Senator Ben Cardin: Anticorruption in U.S. Foreign Policy under the Trump Administration

Senator Ben Cardin discusses corruption's effect on economic and social inequalities, investment, development, and democratic institutions.

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September 28, 2016

United States
The Changing Political Context for Trade

Experts discuss the changing political context for trade in the United States.

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June 15, 2016

Global
Strength, Speed, Transparency: Improving UN Peace Operations for the 21st Century

Experts discuss how the UN can provide more rapid, efficient, and reliable support to peace operations, the challenges in reaching these goals, and ways the U.S. government is supporting this mission.

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April 22, 2016

United States
Women in the Armed Forces: The Future of the Military

Experts discuss the Pentagon's decision to open up more combat positions to women, the challenges of integrating women into today's armed forces, and the potential benefits for the military, diplomac…

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