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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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Moving Forward in Iraq-A Town Hall Panel Discussion

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SPEAKERS:

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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P. J. O’Rourke; Humorist; Author, On the Wealth of Nations

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SPEAKER: P. J. O’Rourke; Humorist; Author, On the Wealth of Nations


TITLE: P. J. O’Rourke’s Take on On the Wealth of Nations


Satirist P.J. O’Rourke will delve into Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations, making that often-quoted, but rarely read tome on economics, accessible. He will reveal why what seems obvious now was once, and still is, revolutionary. Renowned for his strong libertarian stance, O’Rourke will explain why self-interest must be a governing principle of society.
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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 »

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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 »

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Third Party Gubernatorial Candidates for California 2006 (10/30/2006)

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Peter Camejo, Green Party Candidate for Governor of California
Janice Jordan, Peace and Freedom Party Candidate for Governor of California
Edward Noonan, American Independent Party Candidate or Governor of California
Art Olivier, Libertarian Party Candidate for Governor of California Read more »

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Rogue States and WMD-Panel Discussion

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Featuring Panelists:
AMY SANDS, Provost and Academic Vice President, Monterey Institute for International Studies
PHILIP YUN, Former Senior Policy Adviser on North Korea to Defense Secretary William Perry Read more »

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Katrina, Big Government and a New Strategy for Future Crises (9/18/2006)

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Marvin Olasky, Professor, University of Texas, Austin; Editor, World Magazine; Author, The Politics of Disaster Read more »

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Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Former Baghdad Bureau Chief, The Washington Post; Author, Imperial Life in the Emerald City (11/9/2009)

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Assistant managing editor of The Washington Post and Bay Area-native Rajiv Chandrasekaran will describe the surreal state of affairs in Baghdad's American-occupied Green Zone. He will draw on hundreds of interviews and internal documents to paint a picture of life in what he dubs the "Emerald City." He will also elaborate on how the headquarters for the American occupation of Iraq, the Green Zone, is a ritzy enclave of palm trees, pools, and nightclubs that sorely clashes with the war and violence around it.
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Alberto Gonzales, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice (7/21/2006)

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“Securing Our Borders: Immigration Reform in a Post 9/11 World” Read more »

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