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February 12, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women’s Economic Opportunity Starts in the Family

Today nearly 90 percent of nations still have laws on the books that block women’s work, including discriminatory laws and customs surrounding family life that perpetuate unequal access to assets and…

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November 6, 2017

Economics
World Economic Update

The World Economic Update highlights the quarter's most important and emerging trends. Discussions cover changes in the global marketplace with special emphasis on current economic events and their i…

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October 25, 2017

Syria
Documentary Screening and Discussion of 'Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS'

Panelists will discuss National Geographic Documentary Films’ Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS, as well as the Syrian war and its political and social consequences. 

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April 3, 2017

Libya
Libya: A Fractured State

Experts examine the challenges Libya faces in regaining stability—from its ongoing civil war to the increasing danger of the Islamic State—and discuss the repercussions of foreign intervention in fai…

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June 22, 2016

Global
Biotechnology: The Potential and Perils of Innovation

Experts discuss the latest developments in synthetic biology and biotechnology, and their implications for U.S. national security over the next decade.

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November 3, 2014

Global
Agriculture and Technology: Improving Farming, Food Security, and Funding

Andras Forgacs of Modern Meadow, Robert Leclerc of AgFunder, and Mark Rosegrant of the International Food Policy Research Institute join Carol C. Adelman, senior fellow and director of the Center for…

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November 3, 2014

Global
Agriculture and Technology: Improving Farming, Food Security, and Funding

Andras Forgacs of Modern Meadow, Robert Leclerc of AgFunder, and Mark Rosegrant of the International Food Policy Research Institute join Carol C. Adelman, senior fellow and director of the Center for…

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April 1, 2016

Syria
Who Is Bashar al-Assad?

Experts analyze the leadership style, psychology, personality, and policy choices of Syria's President Bashar-al Assad.

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January 12, 2016

Global
Business, Government, and Human Security

Dominic Barton discusses how business, government, the social sector, and the U.S. military can work together to improve human security in conflict zones globally.

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June 18, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
Islam and the Self-Proclaimed Islamic State

Experts discuss the ongoing crisis in the Middle East and the state of violent extremism.

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