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November 9, 2021: Mary Sarotte discusses her new book, "Not One Inch."

Join us on November 9, 2021 as Mary Sarotte discusses her new book, Not One Inch: American, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate M. E. Sarotte is the Kravis Professor of Historical Studies at Johns Hopkins University, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the author,

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October 25, 2021: Katherine Zimmerman on "Finished with the Greater Middle East? Not so fast."

Join us on October 25, 2021 to hear Katherine Zimmerman on "Finished with the Greater Middle East? Not so fast." Katherine Zimmerman is a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and an adviser to AEI’s Critical Threats Project. Her work is focused on terror groups, including the Salafi-jihadi

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October 13: 2021: Mark Lilla on "Thomas Mann, Reflections."

Join us on October 13, 2021 to hear Mark Lilla discuss the new English language edition of Thomas Mann's book, Reflections of an Unpolitical Man. Mark Lilla is a political scientist, historian of ideas, journalist, and a professor of humanities at Columbia University. He has written the introduction to the

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October 12, 2021: Emily Estelle on "Islamic states you don't know about (and where jihadis pose problems)."

Join us on October 12, 2021 to hear Emily Estelle discuss "Islamic states you don't know about (and where jihadis pose problems)." Emily Estelle is a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and the research manager of AEI’s Critical Threats Project, which provides open-source intelligence analysis on

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October 7, 2021: Ilan Berman on "The Iran Challenge"

Join us on October 7, 2021 to hear Ilan Berman on "The Iran Challenge." Ilan Berman is senior vice president of the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington, D.C. An expert on regional security in the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Russian Federation, he has consulted for the

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October 6, 2021: Jane Harman discusses her book, "Insanity Defense"

Join us on October 6, 2021 to hear Jane Harman, former Ranking Member, House Intelligence Committee, discuss her new book, Insanity Defense: Why Our Failure to Confront Hard National Security Problems Makes Us Less Safe (2021). Jane Harman, Distinguished Fellow and President Emerita, Wilson Center, is an internationally recognized authority

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Continuing Liberty conference, September 20-22, 2021: Coda: PostClassical Ensemble / Closing Remarks with Angel Gil-Ordóñez and Joseph Horowitz

Part of the Continuing Liberty conference. 5:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m. ET Coda: PostClassical Ensemble, D.C.’s “experimental” orchestra, explores the intersection between music and politics Angel Gil-Ordóñez, music director/conductor, PostClassical Ensemble Joseph Horowitz, executive producer, PostClassical Ensemble, and former music critic, The New York

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Continuing Liberty conference, September 20-22, 2021: "A House Divided? Polarization Post-Trump" with Daniel Cox, William A. Galston, William Kristol, Nicole Penn, Luke Nathan Phillips, and John Wood, Jr. In association with Braver Angels

Part of the Continuing Liberty conference. 2:00 p.m.—3:15 p.m. ET A House Divided? Polarization Post-TrumpIn association with Braver Angels DANIEL COX, Survey Center on American Life and American Enterprise Institute William A. Galston, Brookings Institution and American Purpose William Kristol, The Bulwark Introduction: Nicole Penn,

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