242Apr 4, 2013
Women and the Middle East
Tara Sonenshine talked about some of the advances and continued challenges for women in the Arab world. She argued the importance of including women in political and social affairs in the ...
371Aug 11, 2011
U.S. Military Operations in Afghanistan
The top commander of NATO’s training mission in Afghanistan and the president of National Defense University talked about the Defense Department’s Ministry of Defense Advisers (MoDA) ...
5,377Jul 25, 2011
Future of Egypt
Egyptian Assistant Defense Minister Said Elassar made remarks and took questions at the U.S. Institute of Peace. He was part of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, a military council that ...
479May 19, 2011
Senator McCain on Middle East Policy
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about the status of U.S. interests in the Middle East. He said the Senate was close to finishing legislation freeing Libyan assets for use by the opposition ...
337Apr 19, 2011
Future of Two Sudans
Former presidents of African nations talked about the current situation in North and South Sudan and looked at the future challenges for the region. They also responded to questions from the ...
183May 13, 2010
Secretary Clinton and President Karzai on U.S.-Afghanistan Relations
Secretary Clinton and President Karzai spoke about relations between the U.S. and Afghanistan, as well as his trip to the U.S. They characterized the visit as highly successful, and said the ...
65Oct 21, 2009
Secretary Clinton Remarks on Nonproliferation and Arms Control
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said international treaties must be strengthened and that the International Atomic Energy Agency be given more resources to provide stability in a world that faces ...
36Mar 16, 2006
National Security Strategy
Mr. Hadley talked about the Bush administration’s continued commitment to a preemptive defense strategy outlined in a National Security Strategy document, required by law, and released ...
52Mar 22, 2004
Women Authors: The Write Stuff
Panelists discussed the lives, roles, and contributions of women. Among the topics addressed were the authors' books, their reasons for writing, and the identities of ...
67Jan 31, 2001
Behind the Scenes at the White House
Former social secretaries spoke about organizing and entertaining at White House events over the years. They related personal recollections of the events and spoke about how various presidents ...
21May 18, 1999
Educators and policy analysts examined relations between the United States and Russia in the wake of the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact following the Cold War. They ...
33Feb 19, 1998
Ms. Noonan has a new book, Simply Speaking. She was a speech writer for President Reagan and also wrote for President Bush when he was a presidential candidate. The guests debated ...
18Dec 3, 1997
Participants in this forum talked about the cost of economic sanctions, when they work and whether or not U.S. policy regarding economic sanctions needs to change. Following their discussion, ...
28Oct 10, 1997
Should the U.S. Be the World's Sheriff?
A discussion on foreign policy following the Cold War was held at the Brookings Institution. Panelists discussed the role of the United States in foreign conflicts and looked at America’s ...
78Sep 30, 1996
Politics of Abortion
Advocates on both sides of the abortion issue discussed why it is so contentious and the possibilities for reaching a consensus. They examined such factors as religion and the dualistic nature ...
27Jan 29, 1996
Women in the Political Fast Lane
Participants talked about their political careers and what qualities women need to be successful in the political arena. They also discussed the need for more women in ...
45Nov 20, 1995
Women's Perspective on Washington
In a panel discussion titled, Washington Through the Eyes of the Women Who Cover It, participants discussed Washington politics from their own perspectives as female journalists. There ...
30Nov 5, 1995
Washington Sunday Journal
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
15Apr 24, 1995
Women and the Economy
The panelists discussed economic trends, legislation and policies and how they affect women. They also answered questions from the audience.
24Nov 29, 1993
Legislation Impact on Women and Minorities
Five female correspondents from both television and the print media discussed the impact of recent legislation on women and minorities. They also discussed media coverage of female and minority ...
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