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  • Nuclear Calendar -- July 21, 2014 | FCNL

    Nuclear Calendar -- July 21, 2014 -- Friends Committee on National Legislation July 21 Noon-1:15 p.m., Robert Litwak, Wilson Center; Mitchell Reiss, Washington College; and David Sanger, New York Times, " Iran’s Nuclear Chess: Calculating America’s Moves ." Wilson Center, Fifth Floor, Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington. RSVP online . July 22 9:05 a.m., Gen. William Shelton, C...

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  • Nuclear Calendar -- July 14, 2014 | FCNL

    Nuclear Calendar -- July 14, 2014 | Friends Committee on National Legislation July 2-20 P5+1 and Iran continue negotiations on a nuclear agreement. Vienna. July 12-? Secretary of State John Kerry joins the P5+1 and Iran nuclear negotiations. Vienna. July 14 Noon-1:00 p.m., Trita Parsi, National Iranian American Council; Jonathan Leslie, research consultant; and Reza Marashi, National Iranian Amer...

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  • Nuclear Calendar -- July 7, 2014 | FCNL

    Nuclear Calendar -- July 7, 2014 -- Friends Committee on National Legislation June 27-July 7 House of Representatives Independence Day recess. July 2-? P5+1 and Iran continue negotiations on a nuclear agreement. Vienna. July 7 Morning, Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif and European Union foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton meet to discuss the on-going negotiations on Iran's nuclear program....

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  • Nuclear Calendar -- June 10, 2014 | FCNL

    Nuclear Calendar -- Friends Committee on National Legislation June 10, 2014 June 9-10 Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman continue talks with Iran over its nuclear program. Geneva. June 10 8:45 a.m., House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, markup of the energy and water appropriations bill, which includes the nucle...

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  • Nuclear Calendar -- May 19, 2014 FCNL

    Nuclear Calendar -- Friends Committee On National Legislation May 20, 2014 May 18-21 Alliance for Nuclear Accountability, " DC Days ." Washington. Register online . May 19-20 Indonesia hosts an international conference on promoting the entry into force of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty . Jakarta, Indonesia Week of May 19 Defense Department submits to Congress an annual report on the military a...

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  • Nuclear Calendar -- February 24, 2014 -- FCNL

    Nuclear Calendar -- February 24, 2014 -- Friends Committee On National Legislation Feb. 13-24 House and Senate Presidents Day recess. (Senate recess begins Feb. 15.) Feb. 24 1:00 p.m., Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey preview the Defense Department's fiscal year 2015 budget. Pentagon, Washington. Webcast on the Pentagon Channel . Feb. 24-March 14 Senate ...

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  • Nuclear Calendar -- Jan. 12, 2014 | FCNL

    Friends Committee on National Legislation January 12, 2014 Jan. 13 Omnibus Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2014 is filed in the House (tentative). Jan. 13 2:00-3:00 p.m., Robin Wright, U.S. Institute of Peace, " A Report from Inside Iran ." Sponsored by Partnership for a Secure America. At SVC 203-02 Capitol Visitor Center, Washington. RSVP by email . Jan. 13 Interim, six-month agreement on Ir...

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  • Nuclear Calendar -- Aug. 19, 2013 | FCNL

    Nuclear Calendar -- FCNL August 19, 2013 Aug. 19 9:00 a.m., Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan meets with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Pentagon, Washington. Aug. 19-30 U.N. Open-ended Working Group on nuclear disarmament holds its third and final session of 2013. Geneva. Aug. 26 9:00-10:30 a.m., Brad Roberts, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense ...

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  • Nuclear Calendar -- March 31, 2013 | FCNL

    Nuclear Calendar -- March 31, 2013 | Friends Committee on National Legislation March 15-April 14 Quotidian Theater, performance of A Walk in the Woods , about informal meetings between an American and Russian nuclear arms control negotiators in Geneva. At Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. Tickets available online . March 22-April 8 House and Senate spring recess. (Senate recess is March ...

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  • Nuclear Calendar -- Jan. 22, 2013 | FCNL

    Nuclear Calendar -- Jan. 22, 2013 | Friends Committee on National Legislation Jan. 22 Israeli general elections. Between Jan. 22 and 25 National Security Advisor Tom Donilon meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Moscow. Between Jan. 22 and 25 Energy Secretary Steven Chu announces his resignation (estimate). Jan. 23 Noon-1:30 p.m., James Acton, Carnegie Endowment; Elbridge Colby, Center for...

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  • Nuclear Calendar -- Jan. 2, 2013 | FCNL

    Nuclear Calendar | Friends Committee on National Legislation January 2, 2013 Jan. 3 Noon, House and Senate convene. House elects the Speaker of the House. Jan. 5-13 House of Representatives recess. Jan. 7 9:30 a.m.-noon, Robert Hale, Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller), " Defense Spending and U.S. National Security Strategy ." Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., N...

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