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Panel: Climate Change After Bali

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Climate Change After Bali

Ambassador Reno L. Harnish III, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
Diana Farrell, Director, McKinsey Global Institute
Ken Caldeira, Scientist, Carnegie Institution Department of Global Ecology
Greg Dalton, Commonwealth Club Vice President, Director of The Club's Climate 1 Initiative, Moderator
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Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State; Chair and Principal, Albright Capital Management; Author, Memo to the President Elect (1/24/2008)

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Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State; Chair and Principal, Albright Capital Management; Author, Memo to the President Elect




Memo to the President Elect

Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State, will discuss the necessary steps our next president should take in order to rebuild our standing in the world and ensure a strong and secure future for our nation. Read more »

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Dr. Steven West, Phd Near East Cultures and Languages , Fullbright Scholar to Turkey, BA in Gov't (1/10/2008)

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Dr. Steven West,
Phd Near East Cultures and Languages , Fullbright Scholar to Turkey, BA in Gov't


Islam: Towards A New Understanding

Despite 9/11, Dr. West proposes that the fundamental struggle is between
factions within Islam, and not with America. And, for the sake of world
safety, it is urgent that the 3 great Semitic religions reach
understanding and inclusiveness.
 

This program was recorded live on January 10, 2008

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Imad Moustapha, Syrian Ambassador to the United States (11/7/2007)

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SPEAKER: Imad Moustapha, Syrian Ambassador to the United States



TITLE: THE U.S., SYRIA AND THE NEW OLD MIDDLE EAST: CONFRONTATION OR COOPERATION?
 

Syrian Ambassador to the U.S. Imad Moustapha will offer his insight into what it will take to achieve peace in the Middle East, with Syria being a key player in Middle Eastern politics. He will also explain how Syria’s strong diplomatic ties to the United States are critical in efforts to rebuild Iraq and improve the region's relationship with the West. Read more »

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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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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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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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