3,965Sep 27, 2011
Book Discussion on That Used to Be Us
Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum argued that the U.S. is facing four major challenges - the globalization of business, the revolution in information technology, the nation’s chronic ...
2,992Oct 18, 2006
Living in the Age of Transformation
Newt Gingrich spoke on the topic “Living in the Age of Transformation.” He talked about the social, economic and political challenges facing Americans in the post Cold War era, the role ...
1,530Jun 29, 2011
Obama Administration Counterterrorism Strategy
John Brennan talked about the campaign against al-Qaida, and the Obama administration’s counterterrorism strategy since the killing of Osama bin Laden. John McLaughlin moderated questions ...
1,490Oct 24, 2012
U.S. China Policy
Obama and Romney campaign advisers talked about foreign and domestic policy issues related to China. Topics included trade, currency manipulation, Chinese human rights issues, relations with ...
1,489Oct 11, 2007
Democratic Party Campaign Issues
Howard Dean spoke about Democratic Party political strategies and potential campaign issues for the 2008 presidential campaign. Among the issues he addressed were youth voter participation in ...
1,434Jul 6, 2012
Israeli-Palestinian Relations, Part 1
New Story Leadership for the Middle East fellowship program alumni talked about growing up in Israel, South Africa, and Northern Ireland. Nitzan Regev-Sanders, a Jewish Israeli, talked about ...
1,086Jan 14, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor O'Malley
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at a day-long forum on policy options for reducing gun violence in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, ...
1,081Nov 10, 2011
Book Discussion on Conquered into Liberty
Eliot Cohen talked about the battles fought since the 1600s by the British, French, Americans, Canadians, and Indians along the 200 mile corridor between Albany and Montreal called “the Great ...
870Aug 17, 2011
Emerging Nonviolent Movements
Participants talked about emerging nonviolent movements around the world and analyzed the origins and dynamics of nonviolent movements in regions such as Latin America, the Middle East and North ...
687Oct 18, 2013
Syrian Opposition and Civil War
Najab Ghadbian, the Special Representative to the United States for the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces, spoke at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International ...
651Apr 17, 2003
Book Discussion on The Education of John Dewey: A Biography
Professor Martin discussed his book The Education of John Dewey: A Biography, published by Columbia University Press. Based on original sources, including the collection of unpublished ...
628Mar 31, 2010
The Supreme Court and Foreign Law
Associate Justice Stephen talked about justices looking to other nations when interpreting the U.S. Constitution. Justice Breyer in his remarks said he believes most people’s problem with ...
612Mar 31, 2010
Future of Afghanistan
Said Tayeb Jawad spoke about the future of Afghanistan. In his remarks he announced the formation of a foundation to facilitate student exchange programs and promote development ...
570Dec 12, 2011
Race and the Civil War
Three historians held a discussion on race and the role it played leading up to and during the Civil War and how the persistence of resentment and unhealed wounds from the war’s outcome and ...
567Mar 15, 2011
The Promise of Suburbia
Professor Nathan Connolly is an expert on the history of American property rights and the role of land and property rights in the making of racial categories. He showed slides as he lectured to ...
558Apr 7, 1965
President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the region.
558Aug 16, 2011
Pakistani Foreign Secretary Riaz Mohammad Khan talked about the strained relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan. He spoke about the history of the relationship, U.S. foreign aid to ...
546Mar 5, 2010
Counterinsurgency Operations in Iraq
Panelists gave their assessments of the Iraq war. Topics included past failures in the war, recommendations on future action, and the opinions of historians and authors on the Iraq ...
539Oct 25, 2011
U.S. and China Relations
Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson spoke about U.S.-China relations, outlining what he considerd the five most important elements to trade between the two countries. In his remarks he said ...
479Jul 6, 2012
Israeli-Palestinian Relations, Part 2
New Story Leadership for the Middle East fellowship program alumni talked about growing up in Israel.
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