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The Miracle of Leipzig

Nov. 02, 2014

Historians, participants and former diplomats discuss a retrospective of the 25th anniversary of the end of the ...

James A. Baker III, Speaks at ...

Oct. 10, 2014

Baker Institute's Honorary Chair, James A. Baker, III speaks at the 25th Anniversary of the Miracle of ...

How Gandhi Discovered Nonviolence

Oct. 09, 2014

Indian political and spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi was not “born” to nonviolence. He discovered it in his ...

Causes and Consequences of World War ...

Sept. 25, 2014

One hundred years ago, World War I — a war that few wanted and few expected — ...

The Crisis in Ukraine

Sept. 24, 2014

Experts discuss the crisis in Ukraine that has raised profound and troubling questions about the future of ...

James A. Baker, III and Condoleezza ...

Former U.S. Secretaries of State James A. Baker III and Condoleezza Rice spoke in Dallas at an event sponsored by ...

James A. Baker, III Speaks to ...

Former Secretary of State and Honorary Chair of the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University ...

James A. Baker, III speaks to ...

Baker Institute Honorary Chair James A. Baker, III, former Secretary of State, speaks to Charlie Rose on CBS This Morning ...

Fareed Zakaria: A CNN interview with ...

James A. Baker, III, discusses the national debt, the Middle East and the future of the Republican Party in an ...

James A. Baker, III Speaks to ...

James A. Baker, III, remembers Margaret Thatcher with Anderson Cooper and Christiane Amapour on CNN.

James A. Baker, III Speaks to ...

James A. Baker, III, remembers Margaret Thatcher with Judy Woodruff on News Hour.

BAKER INSTITUTE 20TH ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM -- ...

February 19, 2013

In the first event of the Baker Institute's 20th Anniversary Program, senior fellow Bill Richardson examines key ...

BAKER INSTITUTE STUDENT FORUM -- DIPLOMACY, ...

February 11, 2013

Lady Catherine Ashton of the European Union addresses key foreign affairs and security issues for the EU.

CHALLENGES FACING THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AT ...

January 11, 2013

His Excellency Sir Peter Westmacott, British ambassador to the United States, discusses key issues that the global ...

SOCIAL MEDIA AND STATECRAFT: EXPLORING 21ST-CENTURY ...

October 18, 2012

Alec Ross, senior adviser for innovation in the Office of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaks on ...