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Lilia Shevtsova - Author of Russia: Lost in Transition, The Yeltsin & Putin Legacies (10/16/2007)

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Russian professor Lilia Shevtsova (Senior Associate at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) speaks to the Club about all things Russia. Her book is Russia, Lost in Transition: The Yelsten & Putin Legacies

This program was recorded live on October 16, 2007.

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Wesley Clark, Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander; Author, A Time to Lead: For Duty, Honor and Country.

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SPEAKER: Wesley Clark, Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander;
Author, A Time to Lead: For Duty, Honor and Country.


TITLE: A Time to Lead
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General George W. Casey, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army; Former Commander, Multi-National Force in Iraq

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SPEAKER: GENERAL GEORGE W. CASEY, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army; Former Commander, Multi-National Force in Iraq



TITLE: AN ARMY THE NATION NEEDS
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Admiral William Fallon, Commander, U.S. Central Command (9/4/2007)

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SPEAKER: ADMIRAL WILLIAM FALLON, Commander, U.S. Central Command


TITLE: Establishing Security and Stability in the Central Command Region
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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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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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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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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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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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