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A World of Unforeseen Complexities

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.), May 1, 2014

We live in an age of discontinuities.  Internationally, at least, the past and present no longer serve as reliable guides ...

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About Syria

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.), April 23, 2014

I’m honored to share a very brief moment with you tonight. I crossed the Atlantic to be here for two ...

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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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