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August 28, 2014 | NPR · For the first time, researchers have tracked the spread of Ebola, almost in real time, during an outbreak. The virus is quickly changing its genetic code. But it's unclear what the mutations mean.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · French President Francois Hollande is under pressure to fix the country's economy, which is overburdened by regulation and failing a generation of young people. He's also facing calls for austerity.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Congressman and former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · In Ukraine, worried officials in the southeastern part of the country beefed up their defenses on Saturday as rebel forces slowly moved west following the recent capture of a strategic seaside town.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · Arun Rath talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer about NATO and EU options for confronting Russian aggression in Ukraine.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · More than 500 people may have traveled from the U.K. to Syria to fight in its civil war. Arun Rath talks to Jessica Stern, author of Terror In The Name Of God, about how it's drawing Westerners.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Dec 5, 2013 — NPR Host Steve Inskeep moderates a panel discussion on Governing in a Borderless World: Meeting the Challenge of Instability at The Wilson Center as part of The National Conversation. Live streaming begins at 12:30pm ET.
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Jul 11, 2013 — Watch live today at 12PM ET as Weekend Edition Sunday Host Rachel Martin moderates a discussion about the U.S.'s divided position on the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) as part of The National Conversation series at the Wilson Center.
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Jun 20, 2013 — NPR Correspondent Tom Gjelten moderates a panel discussion on the topic of cybersecurity in the private and public sectors as part of The National Conversation series at the Wilson Center. Stream the conversation and keynote address from U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano.
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Mar 5, 2013 — Watch The National Conversation live today - NPR Correspondent Tom Gjelten moderates a discussion around views on Iran and its policies from 20 Arab and Muslim nations. Hear from panelists Haleh Esfandiari, Marc Lynch, Hisham Melhem and Barbara Slavin.
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Jan 30, 2013 — Today, watch live as NPR Host Guy Raz moderates The National Conversation event at The Wilson Center. Panelists Natan Sachs, Aaron David Miller, Samuel Lewis and David Horovitz discuss the state of U.S.-Israel relations.
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Oct 3, 2012 — Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will be joined by top research and policy leaders in U.S.-China relations with NPR moderator Melissa Block to discuss China's new leadership transition and its possible implications for the United States.
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Oct 1, 2012 — NPR Morning Edition Host Steve Inskeep returns as moderator for the National Conversation series from NPR and the Wilson Center, hosting a discussion today on the heightened threat cyber attacks pose to national security and how the U.S. can handle these challenges.
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Sep 25, 2012 — Coming this October, NPR and The Wilson Center will again join forces to present the next three installments of The National Conversation. These lunchtime discussions are a forum for informed discussions led by top research and policy leaders.
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Sep 10, 2012 — A new public opinion survey and a new discussion. Watch "America's Role in the World Post 9/11," part of The National Conversation series, today at 12:30 PM (ET).
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Sep 4, 2012 — NPR and The Wilson Center continue The National Conversation series with a discussion examining security issues public opinion in a post 9/11 world.
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