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The Whole Truth with David Eisenhower

Hosted by David Eisenhower – noted historian and author, professor at the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Pennsylvania, and grandson and namesake of President Dwight D. Eisenhower – the series tackles some of the weightiest public affairs topics of our time, with a focus that’s global and long-term in scope.

The United States and Pakistan

27m 16s

Ambassador and former Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Robin Raphel; international spokesman Raza Bokhari; and former Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson discuss South Asian conflict


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    The Role of Alliances in American Foreign Policy

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