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Judicial Watch • 3 February 9 2006 Foreign FULBRIGHT Fellows Meeting Summary

3 February 9 2006 Foreign FULBRIGHT Fellows Meeting Summary

3 February 9 2006 Foreign FULBRIGHT Fellows Meeting Summary

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The International Program  Fulbright Fellows 
February 2006 
Guests: Foreign Fulbright Fellows invitation the U.S. Department States Institute International Education, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton met with group Fulbright Fellows* discuss the activities the educational foundation and non-governmental watchdog group overseesthe mission which promote return ethics, transparency, and accountability the government, law, and the judiciary. 
The Fulbright Fellows attendance hailed from Burkina Faso, Denmark, France, Germany, Romania, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Pakistan, Bolivia, and Jamaicaa truly cosmopolitan sampling bright, prospective community leadersall who spoke impeccable English. diversity American colleges and universities were also well represented these international students, include: MIT, Kent State, Emory, Yale, Juniata and Marist Colleges, the Stevens Institute Technology, Indiana University Pennsylvania, State University New York, University Minnesota Twin Cities, and the University Wisconsin-Madison. 
Judicial Watchs director litigation, Paul Orfanedes, and expert trial counsel, Mike Hurley, joined the discussion, which focused the creative application the Freedom Information Act (FOIA) and other sunshine laws obtaining documents from federal and state agencies. 
The National Energy Policy Development Group (NEPDG) lawsuit brought Judicial Watch, which saw the release maps Iraqi Oil Fields used the Cheney Task Force its formulation energy policy prior Americas engagement Iraq, was chosen illustrate the type documents that can obtained from high-level government officials through use the FOIA. 
Mr. Fittons presentation focused the sine qua non good government: 
transparency and openness. Transparency government the key holding 
elected officials accountableand the best antidote for corruption and malfeasance those who hold public trust. 
*The Fulbright Program aims bring little more knowledge, little more reason, and little more compassion into world affairs, and thereby increase the chance that nations will learn last live peace and friendship."  William Fulbright 
 1945, Senator William Fulbright introduced bill the United States Congress that called for the use proceeds from the sale surplus war property fund the "promotion international good will through the exchange students the fields education, culture, and science." 

 August 1946, President Harry Truman signed the bill into law, and Congress created the Fulbright Program., The Institute International Education, Inc. (IIE), Programs Portal, Fulbright Program, About Fulbright, copyright 1996-2006 (February 16, 2006). 
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