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2000-2001 Forum Proceedings

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  Persian Mirrors: The Elusive Face of Iran
by Elaine Sciolino (Simon & Shuster, 2000)
January 31, 2001, 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.
The Dean Acheson Auditorium

Panel:
Elaine Sciolino, Senior Writer, The New York Times


Managing a Bipartisan Foreign Policy: Guidepost for a New Administration
January 17, 2001, 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.
The Dean Acheson Auditorium

Panel:
Ambassador L. Craig Johnstone, Senior Vice President for International, Economic and National Security Affairs
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Marshall Adair,
President, American Foreign Service Association


Transportation and Globalization: Current Challenges, Future Directions
January 5, 2001, 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.
The Dean Acheson Auditorium

Panel:
The Honorable Rodney E. Slater, Secretary, and
Jack Basso, Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs,
U.S. Department of Transportation


Strategic Planning in International Affairs
December 15, 2000, 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.
Room 1207, Truman Building, Department of State

Panel:
Representatives from the Office of Resources, Plans and Policy, Office of the Secretary of State
* This session was off-the-record.


Service Above Self: Community and Public Service in the Information Age
December 8, 2000
Gwynn Park High School, Brandywine, Maryland

Panel:
Alan Lang, Chairperson, Secretary's Open Forum
Eve Fuerth, Bureau of Legislative and Public Affairs, U.S. Agency for International Development
Gary Galloway, State Vice President, AFGE Local 1534
Kenneth J. Harris, Vice Chairperson, Open Forum


"America's Image and Interests in the Muslim World"
November 20, 2000
The Dean Acheson Auditorium 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.

Panel:
Dr. Maher Hathout, Senior Advisor, Muslim Public Affairs Council
Professor Aminah Beverly McCloud, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies, DePaul University
Professor Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Professor of Islamic Studies, George Washington University


"International Affairs Funding"
-- November 16, 2000

Panel:
Ambassador Richard N. Gardner, Counsel to Morgan, Lewis, and Bockius; and author of The One Percent Solution: Shirking the Cost of World Leadership, "Foreign Affairs," July/August, 2000
Anne C. Richard, Director, Office of Resources, Plans and Policy, Office of the Secretary


Recent Achievements and Future Challenges in
International Affairs

-- October 26, 2000

Panel:
Leon S. Fuerth, National Security Advisor to Vice President Gore
Strobe Talbott, Deputy Secretay of State


"Harry S Truman, 1884-1972"
-- September 21, 2000

Panel:
Madeleine K. Albright, Secretary of State
Alan Lang, Open Forum Chairperson


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