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June 14, 2011

Congresses and Parliaments
HBO History Makers with Chuck Hagel

Senator Chuck Hagel discusses his experiences in the army and the U.S. Senate, and gives his opinion about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. This meeting is part of the HBO History Makers series.

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Africa today remains a hotspot for potential investors, despite persistent political and economic instability in a number of areas. Demand for commodities, a rising consumer class, and infrastructure…

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Join Nicky Oppenheimer as he discusses some of the lessons and opportunities for Africa that have arisen from the global economic crisis, including how business contributes to sustainable developme…

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Nicky Oppenheimer, chairman of De Beers, discusses business challenges and opportunities in Africa, as well as the importance of diversifying Africa's economic base and sustainable development. This…

June 14, 2011

Congresses and Parliaments
HBO History Makers Series with Chuck Hagel

The Home Box Office History Makers Series focuses particular attention on the contributions made by a prominent individual at a critical juncture in international relations. Recent speakers in the se…

March 25, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: Is Operation Odyssey Dawn Going to End Well?

A French fighter jet prepares to land at its military air base on the island of Corsica where France runs its military operation against Libya. (Jean-Paul Pelissier/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold…

A French fighter jet prepares to land at the military air base on the island of Corsica where France runs its military operation against Libya. (Jean-Paul Pelissier/courtsey Reuters)

November 4, 2011

Afghanistan
Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan

Michèle Flournoy, under secretary of defense for policy at the U.S. Department of Defense, discusses America's strategy in Afghanistan.

November 4, 2011

Afghanistan
Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan

Secretary Flournoy will present the conclusions of the Defense Department’s semiannual report to Congress titled ProgressToward Security and Stability in Afghanistan, released on October28, 2011.

September 23, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: Arms Sales to Taiwan

Five F-16 jets fly in formation. (Ho New/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. The Palestinian statehood bid is not the only issue the Obama administration has been struggling with this week. On Wednesd…

Five U.S. Air Force F-16

November 17, 2011

United States
Education and U.S. Competitiveness

Please join Michael Barber and Margaret Spellings to discuss the state of elementary and secondary education in the U.S., focusing on workforce development and the preparedness of American students i…