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John Kael Weston (right) and Ahmed Rashid argue in favor of the motion, "The U.S. Drone Program Is Fatally Flawed." Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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John Donvan moderates an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate on Syria at the Aspen Institute in Aspen, Colo. Those debating are: (from left) Graham Allison, Richard Falkenrath, Nicholas Burns and Nigel Sheinwald. Riccardo Savi/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Scott Gottlieb and Peter Huber argue in favor of the motion "The FDA's Caution Is Hazardous to Our Health." Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Laura Ingraham and Ralph Reed argue against the motion "The GOP Must Seize the Center or Die" in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Jared Bernstein and Karen Kornbluh, who argued for keeping the minimum wage, celebrate their win in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate. Adelaide Mandeville/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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(From left) John Taylor, Frederic Mishkin, James Grant and Steve Forbes traded arguments during the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate. Samuel LaHoz hide caption

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Does America Need A Strong Dollar Policy?

Is a strong dollar good or overrated as a policy goal? Financial experts face off over what's in your wallet, in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

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Nita Farahany and Lee Silver argue against the motion "Prohibit Genetically Engineered Babies" during an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate. Samuel LaHoz hide caption

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Shmuel Bar (left) and Jeffrey Goldberg argue against the motion "Israel Can Live with a Nuclear Iran." Samuel LaHoz hide caption

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Two teams face off over the motion "Science Refutes God" in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate. Samuel LaHoz hide caption

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Does Science Refute God?

Two physicists, a skeptic and a scholar try to answer that question in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

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Theodore Dalrymple (left) and Asa Hutchinson argue against legalizing drugs in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate. Samuel LaHoz hide caption

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Panelists Glenn Hubbard (left) and Arthur Laffer argue for the motion "The Rich Are Taxed Enough." Samuel LaHoz hide caption

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Sally Pipes and Ken Connor argue against the motion "Ration End-of-Life Care" in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate. Samuel LaHoz hide caption

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Daniel Pipes (right) and Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser argue against the motion, "Better Elected Islamists Than Dictators." Samuel LaHoz hide caption

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