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September 28, 2012

Tunisia
A Conversation with Moncef Marzouki

Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki describes the history of the democratic movement in his country, as well as Tunisia's role in the Arab uprisings.

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September 28, 2012

Tunisia
A Conversation with Moncef Marzouki

GIDEON ROSE: Welcome. It is my great pleasure to welcome you to today's Council on Foreign Relations meeting with President Moncef Marzouki of the Republic of Tunisia.First some housekeeping arrange…

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November 7, 2011

United States
HBO History Makers with Thad W. Allen

Retired Admiral Thad W. Allen discusses major events, such as Hurricane Katrina, that shaped his experience as admiral of the United States Coast Guard. This meeting is part of the HBO History Mak…

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November 7, 2011

United States
HBO History Makers Series with Admiral Thad Allen

CAPTAIN MELISSA BERT: Good evening. I'd like to welcome everyone to tonight's History Makers series with Admiral Thad Allen, former commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. On behalf of the council, I wou…

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October 20, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Achieving A Sustainable Federal Budget

CHRYSTIA FREELAND: I'm Chrystia Freeland, your presider over our breakfast this morning. I was delighted when the council invited me to do this, because we're going to have the chance to hear from, …

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October 20, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Achieving a Sustainable Federal Budget

Douglas W. Elmendorf, director of the Congressional Budget Office, discusses the effects of revenue increases and spending cuts on the projected budget deficit. This meeting is part of the C. Peter …

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February 9, 2011

Defense and Security
Navigating America's Foreign Policy in an Uncertain World

Gideon Rachman, chief foreign affairs commentator at Financial Times, and Joseph S. Nye Jr., university distinguished service professor at Harvard Kennedy School, discuss new variables that are chang…

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February 9, 2011

Defense and Security
Navigating America's Foreign Policy in an Uncertain World

RICHARD N. HAASS: Good evening. We're starting uncharacteristically late because there was such a crowd that we had to accommodate the throngs. Welcome, one and all, to the Council on Foreign Relat…

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November 30, 2010

Heads of State and Government
Presidents and the Lure of War

Newsweek editor-at-large, Evan W. Thomas III discusses U.S. military history and the various reasons that former presidents have gone to war. This meeting is part of a series hosted with the Nationa…

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November 30, 2010

Heads of State and Government
National History Center Series: Presidents and the Lure of War

DOUGLAS G. BRINKLEY: Good evening, everybody. Hello. Good evening. I'm historian Douglas Brinkley, and it's a great honor as always to be here at the council, but particularly to get to introduce to…

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