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Interviews are listed in reverse chronological order. Professional titles listed are as of the date of the interview.

FiskRobert Fisk; Middle East Correspondent, The Independent: "'Foreign Correspondent' in the Middle East," 12/14/06
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WrightLawrence Wright; Staff Writer, The New Yorker: "Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11," 11/13/06
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Boot Max Boot; Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York: "Revolutions in Military Affairs and the War on Terror," 11/6/06
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Kaunda Kenneth D. Kaunda; First President of Zambia (1964-1991): "Reflections on Empire, Nationalism, and Globalization," 11/3/06
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Huntington John Hulsman; Senior Fellow, German Council on Foreign Relations (Berlin): Ethical Realism and U.S. Foreign Policy," 10/25/06 (with Anatol Lieven, see below)
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Huntington Anatol Lieven; Senior Fellow, New America Foundation: Ethical Realism and U.S. Foreign Policy," 10/25/06 (with John Hulsman, see above)
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Ferguson Niall Ferguson; Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University: "The War of the World," 10/19/06
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GolanGalia Golan; Professor in the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, Herzlia, Israel: "The Israeli Peace Movement and the 2006 Lebanon War," 10/16/06
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PeeblesJames E. Peebles; Professor Emeritus of Cosmology; former Albert Einstien Professor of Science, Princeton University: "A Cosmologist's Intellectual Journey," 10/12/06
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LaphamLewis H. Lapham; Editor of Harper's Magazine, 1976-2006: "An Editor's Odyssey," 10/7/06
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NussbaumMartha C. Nussbaum; Ernst Freund Distinguished Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Chicago: "Women's Rights, Religious Freedom, and Liberal Education," 9/14/06
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Gardner Akbar Ganji; Journalist and Human Rights Activist: "Islam and Democracy," 8/10/06
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EbadiShirin Ebadi; 2003 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate: "The Struggle for Human Rights in Iran," 5/10/06
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Lustick Ian Lustick; Bess W. Heyman Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania: "Trapped in the War on Terror," 5/1/06
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BrilliantLarry Brilliant, M.D.; Executive Director, Google.org: "A Life of Service," 4/17/06
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Kinsley Kinsley, Michael; Columnist, The Washington Post: "Journalism in the Digital Age," 4/10/06
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Koch Christof Koch, Lois and Victor Troendle Professor of Cognitive and Behavioral Biology at Caltech: "Consciousness and the Biology of the Brain," 3/24/06
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Gordon Michael R. Gordon; Military Correspondent, The New York Times: "The Invasion and Occupation of Iraq," 3/21/06
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Liljelund Lars-Erik Liljelund; Director General of the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency: "Climate Change and Public Policy," 3/20/06
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Gurdon Sir John Gurdon, Professor of Cell Biology, Cambridge University, Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute of Cancer and Developmental Biology: "Revolution in the Biological Sciences," 3/16/06
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HansonVictor Davis Hanson; Senior Felllow, Hoover Institution: "Iraq and the Lessons of the Peloponnesian War," 3/14/06
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Lyman Princeton Lyman, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations: "A Strategic U.S. Approach to Africa," 2/16/06
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Pape Robert A. Pape, Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago: "The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism," 2/16/06
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H.SmithDaniel Benjamin, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies: "National Security in an Age of Sacred Terror," 2/6/06
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PattenThe Right Honorable Lord Patten of Barnes, CH; Chancellor, Oxford University, former European Union Commissioner for External Affairs: "Europe and the World," 1/30/06
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H.SmithStephen D. Biddle, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations: "Military Victory in the Information Age," 1/27/06
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H.SmithHarold Palmer Smith, Jr., Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley: "Thinking about the 'Unthinkables' in the Post-9/11 World," 1/26/06
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