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Employing the hallmark Socratic dialogue format of the Fred Friendly Seminars, this series delves into the thorny ethical and practical challenges raised by terrorism. In each program, moderators lead panelists through hypothetical scenarios of terrorist attacks. In choosing how to respond to these attacks, the panelists confront the wide range of issues—legal, medical, and ethical—raised by terrorism. For more information on this series see the program description. Learn more about In the Balance.

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Your Turn

Would you be willing to use torture to prevent a terrorist attack or to quarantine a population in response to an outbreak of a deadly disease? This challenging interactive lets you decide.

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