FORA TV: Peace and Conflict

This series follows Senator Chuck Hagel as he brings out his objections to the war in Iraq. The viewer will get to see why he objects to this war and valid points behind his objection. He will also give his strong Republican point of view.
1 Season, 10 Episodes
April 19, 2007
Talk & Interview
FORA TV: Peace and Conflict

FORA TV: Peace and Conflict Full Episode Guide

  • Senator Chuck Hagel in conversation at the Oxonian Society in New York City. Chuck Hagel is a United States Senator representing Nebraska. Hagel is a prominent centrist and a Republican critic of the war in Iraq.

  • Reading Khamenei: The World View Of Iran's Most Powerful Leader with remarks by Karim Sadjadpour, Mohsen Milani, and Afshin Molavi. Dr. Haleh Esfandiari moderates the panel. In a unique and timely new report, Carnegie's Karim Sadjadpour presents an in-depth political profile of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei based on a careful reading of three decades of his writings and speeches Sadjadpour argues that "Iran's Islamic government is more powerful than it has been ever been vis-a-vis the United States, Khamenei is more powerful than he's ever been within Iran, and in order to devise a more effective U.S. policy toward Iran a better understanding of Khamenei is essential." Though Khamenei is sometimes dismissed as weak and indecisive, Sadjadpour writes, "his rhetoric depicts a resolute leader with a remarkably consistent and coherent - though highly cynical and conspiratorial - world view" - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

  • Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz ("Globalization and Its Discontents") talks about his new concept of economics, "The Economics of Information," and his latest book, "Making Globalization Work"- Asia Society

  • Conversations on Presidential Leadership: The President at War with Tom Brokaw, David M. Kennedy, and Joan Hoff. The Aspen Institute and the Roosevelt House Institute for Public Policy at Hunter College are proud to present a new discussion series during the 2008 election season. "Conversations on Presidential Leadership" will inject into the campaign season the Institute's brand of thoughtful, informed, nonpartisan dialogue among some of the nation's most respected historians and contemporary observers of the presidency- Aspen Institute

  • Hosted by Linda Stone, Lecturer and writer (US)Where are you? What are you doing? Simple questions, simple answers, essential to our social existence. Twitter, Jaiku, Plazes, Dopplr and Hyves help us to share our lives with friends, family, anyone, anywhere. This session explores our existence and contact in an always-'on' world.

  • Ban Ki-moon discusses Why the UN Matters Today. In his first public speech in the UK as UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon outlined his vision for the UN and where he feels the organization's priorities lie. Mr Ban concentrated on the fight against climate change and the role multilateral bodies such as the UN can play in alleviating the problem. On peace and security he outlined the UN's activity in the Middle East and its role in ongoing disputes in Africa- Chatham House

  • The Neuroscience of Consciousness, Perception, and Self with Eric Haseltine and Bob Woodruff speaking at the 2007 Aspen Ideas Festival. A college degree no longer guarantees middle-class status, since Americans now compete with professionals the world over. How will our next president address this problem? In this, its third year, Aspen Ideas Festival once again gathers scientists, artists, politicians, historians, educators, activists, and other great thinkers around some of the most important and fascinating ideas of our time. As these thinkers present their provocative ideas, they engage a sophisticated and highly motivated audience.

  • An all-star panel of video game industry experts discuss and debate issues relevant to parents of video gamers.Panelists include Microsoft executive Peter Moore, Maxis/EA producer Lucy Bradshaw, and author Gerard Jones. The panel is moderated by Common Sense Media Manager Director Linda Burch.

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