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Nanking Documentary Screening

April 22, 2008 | 7:00:00 | ACES Avaya Auditorium

The documentary Nanking followed the tragic events associated with Japan’s aggression against China and invasion of Chinese capital in December of 1937. Using archival footage and photographs from that time, the film documents the massacres…

Internet Policy for the Next Administration

April 21, 2008 | 5:00:00 | LBJ Library Atrium, 10th Floor

Howard Shelanski discussed challenges for U.S. broadband policy in terms of competition, investment and innovation. Noting the large amount of convergence taking place, where consumers are demanding and getting many services without respect to individual…

Labor-Intensive Industrialization in Global History

April 16, 2008 | 5:00:00 | Garrison Hall, Room 1.102

Kaoru Sugihara discussed labor-intensive industrialization in global history, focusing on the East Asian countries of Japan and China. He argued that as a result of the industrial revolution and the growth of high-wage economies in…

Global Civilization?

April 10, 2008 | 5:00:00 | LBJ Library Brown Room, 10th Floor

Philip Zelikow discussed the direction that U.S. foreign policy should be taking in light of today’s global civilization. He acknowledged that the Bush administration’s approach to foreign policy has helped to solidify the consensus of…

Policy and Strategy in an Era of Globalization

April 8, 2008 | 12:15:00 | Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.102

Patrick Gorman, Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Strategy, Plans, and Policy in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, spoke about the challenges of the intelligence reforms currently being implemented following the recommendations…

Trade: The Case for Prosperity, Security and Democracy in the Americas

April 8, 2008 | 3:30:00 | Sid Richardson Hall, Room 1.313

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law invites you to Trade:  The Case for Prosperity, Security and Democracy in the Americas with Matthew M. Rooney, Acting Director, Office of Economic Policy and…

Orange Revolution Texas Premiere Screening

April 3, 2008 | 7:00:00 | ACES Avaya Auditorium

The Orange Revolution followed the events of 2004 in the Ukraine, in which rampant corruption and the poisoning of a presidential candidate triggered a popular uprising that restored democracy and achieved a political revolution without…

The Reluctant Realism of George H. W. Bush

April 2, 2008 | 5:00:00 | LBJ Library Brown Room, 10th Floor

Tim Naftali discussed his new book, George H. W. Bush: The 41st President, 1989-1993, about President Bush’s foreign policy. Dr. Naftali argued that among the political elite of that time, President Bush was the person…

Road Blocks to Peace in the Middle East

April 2, 2008 | 8:00:00 | Welch Hall, Room 3.502

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law invites you to Road Blocks to Peace in the Middle East with David Makovsky of the Washington Institute on Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at 8:00…

Turning Point or Tactical Pause? Toward Political Accommodation and Sustainable Stability in Iraq

April 1, 2008 | 12:15:00 | Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.111

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law invites you to Turning Point or Tactical Pause? Toward Political Accommodation and Sustainable Stability in Iraq with Colin Kahl, Assistant Professor at Georgetown University, Tuesday,…

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