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April 2021
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Great Decisions 2021: Eight part series on critical issues in U.S. Foreign Policy
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Great Decisions #2: BREXIT: TAKING STOCK AND LOOKING AHEAD
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The Middle East: Biden’s Burden or Backwater? Coffee and Discussion
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Great Decisions #3: The Two Koreas
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2021 Annual Appeal: Stay Connected!
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Great Decisions #4: The Future of Persian Gulf Security
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U.S. Energy Security and Climate Policy
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Member's Virtual Coffee & Discussion Group 2021 (8)
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Great Decisions #5: Global Supply Chains and U.S National Security, William Hall, President, the World Affairs Council
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Great Decisions #6: The coldest war: toward a return to Great Power competition in the Arctic?
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Indonesia and the Development Goals
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Past Events
  • Great Decisions #3: The Two Koreas
    Apr 13, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    With Brad Babson, NCNK Advisory Committee
  • The Middle East: Biden’s Burden or Backwater? Coffee and Discussion
    Apr 08, 10:00 AM – 11:15 PM EDT
    Zoom
    With Karim Haggag: Managing Editor of the Cairo Review, Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the American University in Cairo, and Fellow at Harvard's Belfer Center
  • Great Decisions #2: BREXIT: TAKING STOCK AND LOOKING AHEAD
    Apr 06, 3:00 PM – 4:40 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    What is next for the United Kingdom? What has been the role of populist politics in Brexit's implementation?
  • Chile: Constitutional Reform and Vaccine Success
    Mar 25, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
    Zoom
  • U.S. Priorities in the Indo-Pacific
    Mar 17, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    With Amb. Kurt Tong, The Asia Group. Moderated by Amb. Judith Fergin
  • Member's Virtual Coffee & Discussion Group 2021 (5)
    Mar 11, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
    Zoom
    Myanmar
  • Reintegrating Displaced Persons with Mona Yacoubian (USIP)
    Feb 25, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
    ZOOM
    Member's Virtual Coffee & Discussion Group (4) 2021
  • Michael Phelan, Director of the Afghanistan Study Group
    Feb 24, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
    Webinar with Q+A
    Join us for an evening with Michael Phelan, presented in cooperation with the United States Institute of Peace and the World Affairs Council of America.
  • Member's Virtual Coffee & Discussion Group: Russia and the Navalny Crisis
    Feb 11, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
    Zoom https://maine.zoom.us/j/86708287032
    WACME member Dakota Irvin (PhD, UNC Chapel Hill, Russian History) will facilitate our discussion of Navalny's imprisonment, the on-going protests, and diplomatic backlash.
  • The Legacy of the Arab Spring: Member's Virtual Coffee & Discussion Group 2021 (2)
    Jan 28, 10:00 AM – 11:15 PM
    Zoom https://maine.zoom.us/j/86708287032
    January 25, 2021 will mark the tenth anniversary of the mass protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
  • Reflections on the Arab Spring ten years after the protests in Midan Tahrir
    Jan 27, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    With Lisa Anderson, Past President, the American University in Cairo
  • A Real Deal Brexit! Member's Virtual Coffee & Discussion Group 2021 (1)
    Jan 14, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
    Zoom https://maine.zoom.us/j/86708287032
    Discuss the 11th hour agreement between the UK and the EU with Owen Traylor, former British diplomat, scholar, author, and friend of the Council.
  • Biden's Foreign Policy Challenges - Member's Virtual Coffee & Discussion Group
    Dec 17, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Zoom: link to follow
    Biden's Foreign Policy Challenges
  • The Biden Administration's Foreign Policy Challenges: Perspectives from Abroad
    Dec 16, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    An international panel discussion on the challenges awaiting the new administration.
  • Developments in East Africa - Member's Virtual Coffee & Discussion Group
    Dec 03, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Zoom: link to follow
    Developments in East Africa: escalating conflict in Tigray, elections in Tanzania, and a free trade agreement between Kenya and the UK.
  • COVID-19 and the Global Economy
    Nov 18, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    What will be the lasting impact of the pandemic on globalization and the global economy? Join us for a business panel discussion with representatives from key global industries.
  • Member's Virtual Coffee & Discussion Group
    Nov 05, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM
    Zoom: link to follow
    For this week's coffee & discussion, we will debrief (and decompress) from the elections and world events. No readings other than the headlines!
  • The Middle East - Ending Endless Wars with Dr. Trita Parsi
    Oct 28, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    Join us as Dr. Trita Parsi, Executive Vice President of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, discusses the principles that define an American foreign policy that in his view makes sense for the American people. How do these principles apply in the Middle East?

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