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John Rendon: Long-term Policy to Make the War on Terror Short

John Rendon, head of The Rendon Group, is a senior communications consultant to 5 White House administrations and the Departments of Defense. His subject in this talk is how to replace tactical, reactive response to terror with long-term strategic initative.

Rendon points out that resolving conflict comes down to "networks and narratives." Five years from now what will be the narrative about the current five years taught in schools throughout the Islamic world and elsewhere? "The nature of that narrative will determine whether the conflict winds down in seven years or so, or it goes on for a hundred years."

Speaker: John Rendon
Director: Chris Baldwin, Shoulder High Productions
Producer: Stewart Brand and The Long Now Foundation
Studio: Whole Earth Films
DVD FORMAT: NTSC, Widescreen
Region: All Regions
Language: English
Number of discs: 1
Rating: Unrated
Release date: July 14, 2006
Duration: 86 minutes

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