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Monday, August 11, 2008

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  • Georgia and Russia on verge of all-out war?
    International organizations including NATO, the United Nations, the G-7 and the European Union, and the United States, all weigh in on the broadening war between Russia and Georgia in the breakaway province of Ossetia.11:00 a.m.
    Nicholas Hayes: Professor of history and University Chair in Critical Thinking at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn.
    Melor Sturua: Columnist for Russian news service Isvestia. He served as an advisor to former Soviet leaders Nikita Khruschev and Leonid Brezhnev. Sturua is a retired senior fellow at the University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute.
  • Michael Sandel on 'Justice'
    Harvard University professor of government Michael Sandel turned his legendary semester-long course on justice into an hour-long talk at the Aspen Ideas Festival.12:00 p.m.
    Michael Sandel: Professor of government at Harvard University and author of "Liberalism and the Limits of Justice," "Democracy's Discontent: America in Search of a Public Philosophy" and most recently, "The Case against Perfection: Ethics of Genetic Engineering."
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