July 2011

William Perry, Member, Iraq Study Group; Professor, Stanford University Institute for International Studies; 19th Secretary of Defense

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Former Secretary of Defense under Bill Clinton, Bill Perry, will explain how his Iraq Study group, the bipartisan commission appointed to investigate the war in Iraq and possible pull out strategies there, reached the grave conclusions they did. In their report, the Iraq Study group, comprised of five Republicans and five Democrats, warned that “the situation in Iraq is grave and deteriorating,” and criticized President Bush’s current strategy. Perry will go behind the headlines and provide his insider's perspective on the how the U.S. Read more »

Charles Fried, Professor of Law, Harvard University; Author, Modern Liberty

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SPEAKER: Charles Fried, Professor of Law, Harvard University; Author, Modern Liberty

TITLE: Modern Liberty and the Limits of Government

One of the most esteemed legal scholars in the country and one of the best known conservatives at Harvard Law School, Charles Fried will discuss the controversial issues of personal freedom and government intervention. The former Solicitor General and Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice will address the dichotomy between equality and liberty, as well as the promises and pitfalls of government regulations. Read more »

Paul Rusesabagina; Activist; Author, An Ordinary Man

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SPEAKER: Paul Rusesabagina; Activist; Author, An Ordinary Man

TITLE: Behind Hotel Rwanda

The Rwandan Hotel Manager Paul Rusesabagina -- the inspiration for the Oscar nominated “Hotel Rwanda” -- will describe how he was able to shelter and save the lives of more than 1,200 Tutsis and moderate Hutus during the Rwandan genocide of 1994.

Ali Allawi; Senior Adviser to Iraq's Prime Minister; Author, The Occupation of Iraq

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SPEAKER: Ali Allawi; Senior Adviser to Iraq's Prime Minister; Author, The Occupation of Iraq



TITLE: Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace

Moving Forward in Iraq-A Town Hall Panel Discussion

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James H. Noyes, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution

Neil MacFarquhar, Correspondent and Former Cairo Bureau Chief, The New York Times

Jeffrey Bale, Assistant Professor of History, Politics and Sociology, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Maziar Behrooz, Assistant Professor of History, San Francisco State University

Michael Brandis, Former Counselor and Senior Assistant for Counterprolifertion Policy, Defense Department - Moderator
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George Halvorson: Epidemic of Care: A Call for a Better Health Care System (3/3/2007)

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George Halvorson, Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Read more »

Michael Eric Dyson, Humanities Professor, University of Pennsylvania; Author, Debating Race (3/6/2007)

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SPEAKER: Michael Eric Dyson, Humanities Professor, University of Pennsylvania; Author, Debating Race


TITLE: Debating Race
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Chalmers Johnson; Professor Emeritus, University of California; Author, Nemesis (3/6/2007)

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Chalmers Johnson; Professor Emeritus, University of California; Author, Nemesis

In conversation with Patrick Lloyd Hatcher, Kiriyama Distinguished Visiting Professor, Center for the Pacific Rim, USF
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali; Human Rights Activist; Author, Infidel (2/20/2007)

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Breaking the Chains: The Battle to Find and Use My Voice

Hirsi Ali, a high profile critic of Islam, will share her journey from a forced marriage in Somalia to a new life in the West. She will discuss the costs of her controversial views, including the multiple death threats that required her to seek police protection.

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Kevin Phillips Former Republican Strategist; Political Analyst; Author, American Theocracy (4/18/2007)

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Kevin Phillips
Former Republican Strategist; Political Analyst; Author, American Theocracy

TITLE: American Theocracy
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