Nixon's 1972 Trip to China
Nicholas Platt

February 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's trip to China. In a program at the Asia Society in New York City former Ambassador Nicholas Platt, who traveled to China with President Nixon, discusses the politics of Nixon's trip, looks at how Americans viewed China in the 1960s and 1970s, and reflects on China's growth over the pa... Read more

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Nicholas Platt: Nixon's 1972 Trip to China

February 27, 2012 (over 2 years ago)

February 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's trip to China. In a program at the Asia Society in New York City former Ambassador Nicholas Platt, who traveled to China with President Nixon, discusses the politics of Nixon's trip, looks at how Americans viewed China in the 1960s and...

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Source: C-SPAN

Barack Obama: President Obama on the Death of Muammar Qaddafi

October 20, 2011 (almost 3 years ago)

President Barack Obama speaks on the occasion of the confirmed death of Muammar Qaddafi. President Obama hails the event as a foreign policy victory for the world whose collective action with Libya he says is laying the foundation for Democracy.

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Source: The White House

´╗┐Robert M. Gates: Future of NATO

June 10, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Robert M. Gates paints a "dismal future" for the NATO alliance with respect to the resources that the countries allot for their defense. Despite the pessimistic approach, the US Secretary of Defense believes that through follow-up and proper management of resources, the alliance may reverse the s...

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Timothy James Pawlenty: No Retreat From Freedom's Rise

June 28, 2011 (about 3 years ago)

Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty speaks at he Council on Foreign Relations about the mistakes and misjudgement of the current Obama administration regarding the relations with Middle East countries. He also presents solutions and actions that he would take given the chance to be the next presi...

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Edward Moore Kennedy: Speech Against the Invasion of Iraq

September 27, 2002 (almost 12 years ago)

In this speech delivered at the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Senator Ted Kennedy speaks on the imprudence of rushing into a war against Iraq before attempting to enforce disarmament via the United Nations.

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Edward Moore Kennedy: Hamburger Hill Speech

May 20, 1969 (over 45 years ago)

Edward Kennedy criticizes President Nixon's war strategy in Vietnam, and calls for an immediate reduction of military operations in the region.

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Edward Moore Kennedy: Peace for the People of Northern Ireland

January 9, 1998 (over 16 years ago)

Senator Ted Kennedy has largely been recognized as an instrumental figure in the Northern Ireland peace process. In this speech delivered at the University of Ulster in Derry, he speaks to the opposing parties and exhorts them to approach the ensuing peace talks with the goal of establishing equa...

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Edward Moore Kennedy: EMK Address at the Brown University Commencement Forum

June 4, 1983 (over 31 years ago)

Senator Edward Kenndedy wittily criticizes the Reagan administration's nuclear program, dubbing it a "Star Wars Scheme" for outer space, and exhorts the students at the forum to make their stand for peace by calling for disarmament.

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Barack Obama: Remarks by the President to Parliament in London, United Kingdom

May 25, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

US President Barack Obama strengthens ties with the United Kingdom during his visit after the death of terrorist Osama bin Laden.

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Barack Obama: Remarks at the AIPAC Policy Conference 2011

May 22, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

President Barack Obama strengthens military ties with Israel during his speech at the AIPAC. He also clears some issues that has caused rumors and controversy from his previous speech about the Middle East.

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