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SPIA students, Secretary Cohen, Ambassador Burns, General Ralston

SPIA students meet former Secretary of Defense William Cohen, Former Supreme Allied Commander in Europe General Joseph Ralston, and former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Ambassador Nicholas Burns.

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Recent Events

September 14, 2015
Was the Iran Nuclear Crisis Necessary?
- Presentation by Gareth Porter , an American historian, investigative journalist, author and policy analyst specializing in U.S. national security policy