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2010
-07/29/10   William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs
-07/22/10   Harold Hongju Koh, Legal Adviser of the Department of State
-07/19/10   Paul Weisenfeld, Haiti Task Team Coordinator, USAID
-07/15/10   David Sandalow, Assistant Secretary of Energy for Policy & International Affairs
-07/14/10   Dr. Reuben Brigety, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration
-07/02/10   William Kilmartin, Director of Megaports Initiative
-06/18/10   Jerry Hagstrom, Senior Editor, National Journal
-08/09/10   Bill Burns, Under Secretary of Political Affairs
-06/07/10   Robert Blake Jr. , Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs
-05/19/10   David Lublin, Professor of Government, School of Public Affairs, American University
-05/27/10   General James L. Jones, National Security Advisor
-05/27/10   Cristián Maquieira, Chair, International Whaling Commission
-05/10/10   Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
-04/30/10   William E. Kennard, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union
-04/23/10   Ambassador Michael Battle, U.S. Ambassador to the African Union
-04/20/10   Ellen Tauscher, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security
-04/19/10   Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and Sandra Polaski, Deputy Under Secretary for International Labor Affairs
-04/07/10   Dr. James N. Miller, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
-04/01/10   Robert O. Blake, Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs
-03/30/10   Cheryl Mills, Counselor and Chief of Staff to Secretary Clinton
-03/29/10   James Steinberg, Deputy Secretary of State
-03/26/10   Daniel Weinberg, Assistant Director, Decennial Census Programs, U.S. Census Bureau
-03/25/10   Admiral Robert Willard, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
-03/24/10   Dr. Mathew Burrows, Counselor to the National Intelligence Council
-03/19/10   Arturo Valenzuela, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs
-03/19/10   Donald Ritchie, Chief Historian of the Senate Historical Office
-03/16/10   David J. Johnson, Section Chief, Violent Crimes Section, Criminal Investigative Division
-03/15/10   Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
-03/11/10   Michael H. Posner, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
-02/26/10   Arturo Valenzuela, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs
-02/26/10   Alexander Vershbow, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
-02/24/10   Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
-02/24/10   Michele Thoren Bond, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Overseas Citizen Services
-02/19/10   Christopher Hill, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq
-02/16/10   Tamara Wittes, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
-02/12/10   Rajiv Shah, USAID Administrator
-02/04/10   Kathleen Hicks, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Forces
-02/03/10   Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
-02/01/10   Philip H. Gordon, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs
-01/28/10   Allan Lichtman, Professor of American Political History, American University
-01/27/10   Kurt M. Cambell, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian & Pacific Affairs
-01/22/10   Mike Hammer, National Security Council Spokesman
-01/21/10   David T. Johnson, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
-01/19/10   Esther Brimmer, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations
-01/15/10   Virginia Staab, Deputy Public Affairs Spokesperson
-01/14/10   Alec Ross, Senior Advisor for Innovation
-01/14/10   Charles Luoma-Overstreet, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
-01/11/10   Scott Gration, Special Envoy for Sudan
-01/07/10   Daniel Feldman, Deputy to the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP)
-01/07/10   Kurt Campbell, Assistant Secretary for East Asian & Pacific Affairs

2009
-06/24/09   Duncan Niederauer, CEO, NYSE Euronext
-06/04/09   Senior State Department Officials
-05/01/09   Rear Admiral Steven K. Galson M.D., Acting Surgeon General of the United States; and Rear Admiral Mitchell L. Cohen, M.D., Director, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases of the Centers for Disease Control -- FPC Briefing on the "2009 N1H1 Flu Also Known as the Swine Flu."
-04/29/09   Mike Hammer, National Security Council Spokesman -- FPC Briefing on "President Obama's Foreign Policy: The First 100 Days."
-04/24/09   Todd Stern, Special Envoy for Climate Change, Department of State; and Michael Froman, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs -- FPC Briefing on the "Preparatory Session for the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate."
-04/23/09   James McGann, Director, Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, University of Pennsylvania
-04/22/09   Dr. Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution -- FPC Briefing on "Understanding the Obama Budget."
-04/22/09   Dr. Isis Siddiqui, Vice President, Crop Life International; Rob Shapiro, Chair of EcoIDEA: Innovation Drives Energy Advances; and Kira M. Alvarez, Deputy Assistant U.S.Trade Representative, Chief Negotiator for Intellectual Property -- FPC Briefing on "Green Innovation: Can Patents Help Make the World a Better Place?"
-04/21/09   Stanley Greenberg, Chairman and CEO, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner -- FPC Briefing on "Dispatches from the War Room - In the Trenches with Five Extraordinary Leaders."
-04/14/09   Dr. Benn Steil, Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics at The Council on Foreign Relations -- FPC Briefing on "Money, Markets & Sovereignty."
-04/14/09   Stuart W. Bowen, Jr., Special Inspector General for Iraq -- FPC Briefing on "Hard Lessons: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience."
-04/13/09   Paul Krugman, Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University; New York Times columnist; recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics -- FPC Briefing on "The Return of Depression Economics?"
-04/08/09   David Hale, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs; and Colin Kahl, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy -- FPC Briefing on "Lebanon."
-04/03/09   Ambassador Stephen W. Bosworth, Special Representative for North Korea Policy, U.S. Department of State -- FPC Briefing on "U.S. Policy Regarding North Korea."
-04/01/09   Bob and Suzanne Wright, Co-founders of Autism Speaks -- FPC Briefing on "The Latest Developments in Global Autism Scientific Research and Advocacy, and a Special Preview of the World Autism Awareness Day (April 2) Announcement."
-03/27/09   General James Jones, National Security Advisor -- FPC Briefing on "President Obama's Afghanistan-Pakistan (AFPAK) Strategy."
-03/26/09   Rear Admiral William Loeffler, Naval Forces Europe and Africa, Director for Policy, Resources and Strategy -- FPC Briefing on "Africa Partnership Station and Maritime Capacity Building in Africa"
-03/25/09   Professor Sharyn O'Halloran, George Blumenthal Professor of Political Economics and Professor of International & Public Affairs, Columbia University -- FPC Briefing on "Economic Instability and the Future of Global Democracy."
-03/17/09   Karen Davenport, Center for American Progress and Dr. Robert Moffit, Heritage Foundation -- FPC Briefing on "Prospects for Healthcare Reform in the U.S."
-03/16/09   Dr. I.M. Destler, Co-Author of "In the Shadow of the Oval Office: Profiles of the National Security Advisors" -- FPC Briefing on "The Role of the National Security Advisor."
-03/06/09   Col. Rick Kiernan, Retired -- FPC Briefing on "How to Cover the U.S. Military."
-02/26/09   Christopher R. Hill, Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State -- FPC Briefing on "Review of Secretaryof State Hillary Clinton's First Trip to Japan, Indonesia, Korea, and China."
-02/17/09   Fred Wetheimer, President and CEO, Democracy 21 -- FPC Briefing on "Ethics in the Obama Administration - Are the Rules Changing?"
-02/11/09   Dr. David Pollock, Senior Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy -- FPC Briefing on "The New Mideast Map: Israeli Election and the Arab Split."
-02/10/09   Richard Teahan, FBI Supervisory Special Agent -- FPC Briefing on "FBI Update on Top Ten Fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger"
-02/04/09   Dr. James Zogby, President, The Arab American Institute -- FPC Briefing on "A Preview: Challenges in the Middle East."
-02/02/09   Charlie Cook, Publisher of The Cook Report -- FPC Briefing on "What Happened in the 2008 Election and What Is Ahead"

-01/29/09   John P. Gilbride, Special Agent-in-Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's New York Field Division
-01/27/09   Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff -- FPC Briefing on "U.S. National Security Strategy Update"
-01/13/09   Leonard DePaul, Chief Inspector and Commanding Officer of the NY/NJ U.S. Marshals Service Regional Fugitive Task Force; and Ed McMahon, Supervisory Inspector, Manhattan Division RFTF