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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

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I really enjoy the Brookings podcasts. The quality of the events and interviews are superior both in production and content to ... other think tanks podcasts.

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By PerduringOne - Apr 19 2019
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I really enjoy the Brookings podcasts. The quality of the events and interviews are superior both in production and content to ... other think tanks podcasts.

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Events from the Brookings Institution

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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

After the caliphate: A global approach to defeating ISIS

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On April 30, the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings hosted a discussion featuring Nathan Sales, ambassador-at-large and coordinator for counterterrorism at the U.S. Department of State, on the future of the Islamic State.

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May 15 2019

1hr 23mins

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Beneath the Tamarind Tree: A discussion on Nigeria and the resilience of the Chibok girls

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On July 31, journalist Isha Sesay joined the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative for a discussion on her recent book, “Beneath the Tamarind Tree: A Story of Courage, Family, and the Lost Schoolgirls of Boko Haram,” which shares the personal stories of some of the Chibok girls, emphasizes the global necessity of girls’ education, scrutinizes the role of the media during such tragedies, investigates the governance challenges that persist in Nigeria, and imparts broader lessons for national security.

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Jul 31 2019

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Conflict scenarios with Russia and China

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On June 3, Brookings hosted a panel discussion exploring possible conflict scenarios with Russia and China, what tools the United States will need to offset Russian and Chinese strategy and capabilities, and how worried policymakers should be about America’s ability to stand by its vital alliance commitments.

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Jun 03 2019

1hr 33mins

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Autonomous cars: Science, technology, and policy - Part1

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On July 25 at the Brookings Institution hosted a full-day conference on how connecting vehicles to smart infrastructure will transform the future of transportation.

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Jul 26 2019

2hr 54mins

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How is the Army modernizing?

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On September 24, Michael O’Hanlon, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, hosted Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley, deputy commanding general of Army Futures Command and director of the Futures and Concepts Center, for a wide-ranging conversation on the Army’s soon-to-be-released Army Modernization Strategy, which will delve into the challenges facing the Army as it prepares to operationalize the multi-domain operations concept.

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Sep 24 2019

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Anti-money laundering: Are we where we want to be?

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On September 11, Brookings convened current and former policy makers and leading thought leaders to examine whether we have arrived at the right place with our anti-money laundering policy, and if not, what needs to change.

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Sep 12 2019

1hr 46mins

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The Navy in an era of great power competition

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On October 23, the Brookings Institution hosted Richard Spencer, the 76th secretary of the Navy, to discuss naval modernization, the budgetary environment, and the challenges posed by America’s great power rivals to America’s maritime forces.

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Oct 30 2019

1hr 25mins

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Impeachment, foreign interference, and election security in 2020

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On November 4, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted an event to address impeachment, foreign interference, and election security in 2020. Expert panelists discussed current developments, threats to our political system, and ways to safeguard the upcoming election.

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Nov 06 2019

1hr 29mins

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A conversation with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Dunford

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On May 29, Brookings hosted General Dunford for a discussion on the national security landscape facing America, the state of the nation’s armed forces, and key defense choices for the future, moderated by Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon.

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May 29 2019

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Global China: Assessing China’s growing role in the world and implications for U.S.-China strategic competition

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On Tuesday, October 1, Brookings hosted Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver for a keynote address and moderated discussion. The event launched the next tranche of papers released as part of the Brookings series on “Global China."

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Oct 01 2019

2hr 4mins

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Recession preparation: What happens when a big domestic bank fails?

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On Wednesday, October 16, the Center on Regulation and Markets at Brookings explored these questions and more as we heard from FDIC Board Member and former Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg.

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Oct 18 2019

1hr 55mins

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Countering toxic narratives and real-life challenges for students of color

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On October 23, Brookings, hosted a discussion with two 2019 Teachers of the Year on how they're countering toxic narratives and real-life challenges for students of color.

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Oct 30 2019

1hr 27mins

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A conversation with Sen. Van Hollen on US defense and foreign policy

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On October 31, the Brookings Institution hosted Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) to discuss U.S. defense and foreign policy with Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon.

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Nov 01 2019

1hr 2mins

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The future of ICT in the digital economy

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On July 24, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted a discussion on trends in the information technology sector featuring experts in the field. 

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Jul 24 2019

56mins

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Impeachment: What happens now?

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On September 30, Brookings hosted a forum discussing the recent presidential impeachment developments.

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Oct 01 2019

1hr 30mins

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Democracy, nationalism and populism: The US, Israel, and beyond

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On October 7, Brookings hosted an expert panel to discuss the tensions between populist, nationalist, and democratic impulses around the world today, including in the United States and Israel.

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Oct 11 2019

1hr 20mins

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How security cooperation advances US interests

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On June 4, Brookings hosted a conversation between Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon and Lt. General Charles Hooper, director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), on how DSCA advances U.S. foreign policy objectives in an era increasingly driven by great power competition.

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Jun 05 2019

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Renovating democracy: Governing in the age of globalization and digital capitalism

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On October 1, the Foreign Policy program at Brookings hosted Nathan Gardels and Nicolas Berggruen, authors of the new book “Renovating Democracy: Governing in the Age of Globalization and Digital Capitalism,” to discuss these themes and present findings from their research on how democratic systems work — and how they fail.

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Oct 02 2019

1hr 29mins

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Zoning, taxing, hoarding: Housing policies for the middle class

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On May 8, Brookings’s Future of the Middle Class Initiative and the Center on Regulation and Markets hosted an event to explore how policy can help reduce housing stress on the middle class. 

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May 10 2019

1hr 8mins

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Assessing India’s 2019 election results

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On May 24, the India Project will host a panel of experts to discuss the results of the 2019 general election in India. A Q&A session with the audience will follow the panel discussion.

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May 24 2019

1hr 32mins

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Global China: Assessing China’s role in East Asia

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On Monday, December 2, Brookings hosted Assistant Secretary David Stilwell for a keynote address and moderated discussion. The event launched the next tranche of papers released as part of the Brookings series on “Global China."

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Dec 05 2019

1hr 28mins

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Hong Kong’s precarious future

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On Thursday, November 21, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies and the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings hosted a conversation with Christine Loh to address the current state of affairs in Hong Kong and its path forward.

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Dec 05 2019

1hr 26mins

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The state of human rights in Africa

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On November 20, the Africa Security Initiative at the Brookings Institution hosted a panel of experts on human rights trends in Africa. 

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Dec 05 2019

1hr 21mins

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How to build guardrails for facial recognition technology

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On Thursday, December 5, Brookings hosted Senators Chris Coons and Mike Lee, who introduced the bipartisan Facial Recognition Technology Warrant Act this past November.

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Dec 05 2019

39mins

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Taxing capital income: Mark-to-market and other approaches

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On November 15, the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center hosted an event to discuss methods of increasing taxes on capital income provide as an alternative approach for addressing inequality through the tax system.

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Nov 19 2019

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Remembering Helmut Sonnenfeldt, a major figure in US foreign policy

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Seven years after his death, the Brookings Institution has published a festschrift — a written compendium of memories — by distinguished figures who knew Hal Sonnenfeldt well. On November 18, Brookings hosted an event with some of his closest collaborators to honor his memory.

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Nov 19 2019

1hr 8mins

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“Cause of Death” – A film screening and panel discussion with the director

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On November 13, Brookings and the George Washington University hosted a screening and panel discussion on the film and the current debate around the Israeli nation-state law.

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 4mins

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Can algorithms alone reduce online biases?

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On November 12, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a panel of experts in a conversation that unpacks how biases within machine learning algorithms play out differently for online users and what policies are currently being introduced to address these concerns.

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 5mins

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Beirut 1958: How America’s wars in the Middle East began

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In "Beirut 1958," Bruce Riedel tells the story of the the U.S. Marines' landing in Beirut in 1958, America's first combat operation in the Middle East, and draws some lessons on how to do better in the future.

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 25mins

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Europe 1989-2019: Lessons learned 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

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On Tuesday, November 12, the Center on the United States and Europe (CUSE) at Brookings hosted a panel discussion to determine what the lessons of the past 30 years of European integration mean for the next 30 years. 

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 16mins

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Impeachment, foreign interference, and election security in 2020

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On November 4, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted an event to address impeachment, foreign interference, and election security in 2020. Expert panelists discussed current developments, threats to our political system, and ways to safeguard the upcoming election.

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Nov 06 2019

1hr 29mins

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'The Democracy Playbook': A strategic plan to fight democratic backsliding

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On November 5, the Governance Studies and Foreign Policy programs at Brookings hosted a release event for "The Democracy Playbook," a new report by Brookings experts Norman Eisen, Torrey Taussig, and Alina Polyakova, and the Transatlantic Democracy Working Group’s Susan Corke.

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Nov 06 2019

1hr 20mins

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Jihadism in Africa

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On November 5, the Africa Security Initiative at the Brookings Institution host an event to discuss jihadi movements in sub-Saharan Africa and their implication for security on the African continent.

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Nov 06 2019

1hr 5mins

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A conversation with Sen. Van Hollen on US defense and foreign policy

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On October 31, the Brookings Institution hosted Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) to discuss U.S. defense and foreign policy with Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon.

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Nov 01 2019

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The US and the Middle East: What Americans think

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On October 22, Shibley Telhami, nonresident senior fellow at Brookings and the Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland, presented the latest data on U.S. public opinion on an array of issues pertaining to U.S. involvement in the Middle East.

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Nov 01 2019

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The challenges facing America’s veterans

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On October 30, Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and the Brookings Institution unveiled the results of WWP’s 10th Annual Warrior Survey (AWS) and hosted a panel discussion about the most pressing issues facing America’s servicemembers and veterans. 

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Nov 01 2019

1hr 34mins

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Ways to mitigate artificial intelligence problems

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On October 31, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a public event on new developments in artificial intelligence. 

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Nov 01 2019

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Recent trends in democracy and development in the emerging world

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On October 31, the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings and the Center for the Implementation of Public Policies for Equity and Growth (CIPPEC) from Argentina co-hosted an event to assess democratic trends in the developing world and tease out implications for growth and development, drawing from recent electoral results in Africa, Latin America, and South Asia. 

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Nov 01 2019

1hr 25mins

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How millennials think differently about climate change and national debt: Lessons for policymakers

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On October 22, the Brookings Institution and the Millennial Action Project (MAP) explored this paradox by reviewing generational differences in attitudes to the challenges of climate change and national debt and deficits.

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Oct 31 2019

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Trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific dialogue: Alliances at crossroads

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On October 29, scholars from the Brookings Institution, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), and the Asan Institute discussed the impact of the Trump administration’s “America First” approach to foreign policy on America’s allies and examine the shifting geopolitical dynamics.

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Oct 31 2019

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