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January 21, 2016

Education
Visa Overstays: A Footnote on What Congress Can Do

Judging from the reaction to this week’s release of the first DHS report on the number of foreign travelers overstaying their visas, one would think this was fresh and damning evidence for critics wh…

July 17, 2012

Infrastructure
Reviving the Economy of America's Small Towns: Is It Possible?

DAVIS, WV -- Can American small towns be revived? And is this something governments should even try to be doing? I’ve been pondering these questions on a brief working escape from this year’s especia…

Davis, West Virginia (jmd41280/flickr).

May 3, 2012

Education
Starbucks, Charity, and Job Creation: An Odd Mix That Could Actually Work

I am rarely surprised when I go to Starbucks. The coffee is always about the same (good), and the menu of pastry items is thoroughly predictable (and not so good). But the other day, amidst the CDs a…

Starbucks "Create Jobs for USA" wristband. (seanmcmenemy/flickr)

November 13, 2014

United States
ISIS, Cyberattacks, and Other Threats to Homeland Security

Michael McCaul, chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security in the U.S. House of Representatives, joins Jane Holl Lute, president and chief executive officer at the Council on CyberSecurity, to di…

September 17, 2013

Syria
A Conversation with John McCain

Senator McCain discusses recent developments in U.S. policy toward Syria.

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March 30, 2012

United States
Aging Americans: Challenges and Innovations for Foreign Policy and the Private Sector

Michael Hodin, Robert Hormats, and Jane Shaw discuss what is in store for the public and private sectors given a rapidly graying United States.

March 4, 2013

Human Rights
Reflections on the Obama Administration's Human Rights Policies and the Way Forward

Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner discusses the Obama administration's human rights agenda, as well as global human rights challenges and opportunities.

January 24, 2013

United States
A Conversation with Senator Dan Coats

Dan Coats, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, discusses how U.S. foreign policy objectives are affected by the federal budget and ongoing debt concerns.

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…

September 12, 2011

Homeland Security
Assessing the Threat: Is the United States Still Vulnerable?

Experts discuss how changes to U.S. domestic and international policy since September 11, 2011 have enhanced counterterrorism approaches and contributed to preventing planned terrorist attacks. This…