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    • June 23, 2017
    • 12:00 AM
    • July 07, 2017
    • 11:30 PM
    • Computer or Media device

    China and the World: Russia


    The U.S. is dealing with security concerns involving both China and Russia. Some view the two countries as cooperatively working against the U.S. But is this true? How do China and Russia relate to each other on security issues and what are the issues between them? This National Committee on U.S. - Relations program features Dr. Maria Repnikova discussing the Sino-Russian relationship and how the United States should approach it.

    Access the video here:
    https://www.ncuscr.org/content/video-china-and-world-russia


    • June 24, 2017
    • 12:00 AM
    • July 08, 2017
    • 11:30 PM
    • Computer, smart phone, or similar device
    America's Foreign Policy Goals
    A Conversation with Vice President Mike Pence
    at the Wilson Center




    Watch the interview on the World Affairs Council website between June 24 and July 8, 2017
    https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/conversation-vice-president-mike-pence

    In a wide-ranging interview about US engagement in the Western Hemisphere and the rest of the world, Wilson Center President Jane Harman and President Mike Pence discuss the current administrations goals in Central America, proposed Cuba policy, the crisis in Venezuela, and more. Vice President Pence also addresses the U.S. relationship with Mexico and drug trafficking.  He also makes statements about North Korea and NATO.
    • July 18, 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Conference Call

    Hot and Hungary Planet
    A Dialogue with Author Lisa Palmer


    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    11:00 - 11:30 pm PDT

    Cover to Cover is a monthly program featuring the most influential authors on subjects of national and international importance.

    Offered as a benefit to all current World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) Member Councils, Cover to Cover conference calls are opportunities for Council leaders, members, and supporters to engage with esteemed authors on critical issues. Cover to Cover authors often welcome invitations to speak at Councils, spearheading a national conversation. 

    Palmer is a senior fellow at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) and journalist whose focus is on the environment, energy, science, and business sustainability. Read her biography at https://www.hothungryplanet.com/about/ https://www.hothungryplanet.com/about/

    To join July's Cover to Cover with Lisa Palmer on her new book, Hot, Hungry Planet, register at the website below. 

    Register for the call at:
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScHq34Iszz5uW_
    YRRqMXOAYcHOUrkHWjtifuK8v5KqZ8R_y5Q/viewform

    Call-in information will be sent to you a day or two before the event.

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