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Daybook: 10/4/11

10:00 The Edupunks’ Guide with Anya Kamenetz, Author of The Edupunks’ Guide; Suzanne Walsh, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Peter Smith, Kaplan Education; Michael Edson, Smithsonian Institution; Philip Auerswald, George Mason University; Julie Margatta Morgan, Center for American Progress (Center for American Progress)

1 0:30 Marriage and Babies: Good for Business? with Jonathan Last, The Weekly Standard; W. Bradford Wilcox, National Marriage Project; Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI; Karlyn Bowman; AEI (AEI)

11:30 The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against Al-Qaeda with Ali Soufan, former FBI agent; Peter Bergen, New America (New America Foundation)

12:00 Bahrain: The Forgotten Uprising in the Arab Spring with Maryam Al Khawaja, Bahrain Center for Human Rights (Wilson Center)

12:00 Australia in World Affairs 2006-2010: Middle Power Dreaming with James Cotton, University of New South Wales; Kim Beazly, Australian Ambassador to the United States (Wilson Center)

3:00 Remaking Rwanda with Dr. Scott Straus, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jennifer Cooke, CSIS (CSIS)

4:00 Humanitarian Response in a Time of Mass Collaboration and Networked Intelligence with Gisli Olaffson, NetHope (Wilson Center)

4:00 Liberty’s Surest Guardian: American Nation-Building from Washington to Obama with Jeremy Suri, University of Texas at Austin; John McNeill, Georgetown University (Wilson Center)

Allen McDuffee writes about politics and policy and covered think tanks for The Washington Post from 2011 to 2013. He freelances and hosts a podcast at and is currently working on a book about the influence of think tanks in Washington.


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