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North America and China in the New Energy Age

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr., April 4, 2014

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen.

It's a pleasure to join you at Case Western University. We're here to explore the connections ...

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Snowden and Snooping

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS Ret.), December 12, 2013

We live in what the National Security Agency [NSA] has called “the golden age of SIGINT [signals intelligence].” We might ...

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There is Great Disorder under the Heavens! Is This Situation Excellent?

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.), November 1, 2013

Many years ago, surveying an apparently collapsing China, Mao Zedong coolly observed that there was “great disorder under the Heavens ...

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Saudi Foreign Policy Today

HRH Prince Turki Al-Faisal, October 23, 2013

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, addressed the 22nd annual policymakers' conference ...

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Coping with Kaleidoscopic Change in the Middle East

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.; President emeritus, Middle East Policy Council), October 22, 2013

I come before you this morning at this important conference with many questions and no answers.

Much of the Middle ...

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The United States, the Middle East, and China

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.), June 5, 2013

I’m here to speak to you about the United States, the Middle East, and China. Given the topic, it seems ...

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2014 Munich-Vienna
Middle East Summer School

"Politics, Economies, and Societies
of a Changing Middle East"

August 4-22, 2014

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