“Putinology: Understanding the Ideology of Vladimir Putin” – WAC 3/23/2016 Event

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On March 23, World Affairs Council members and friends had the privilege of hearing remarks from Jill Dougherty, former Moscow Bureau Chief...

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“Local Leaders on Global Issues with John Culver, Group President, Starbucks Coffee China/Asia Pacific” – WAC 3/18/2016 Event

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On March 18, the World Affairs Council and the World Trade Center Seattle hosted our second Local Leaders on Global Issues breakfast with...

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“Seattle’s Role in the Emerging Global Purpose Economy” – WAC 3/16/2016 Event

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As part of the 2016 Annual Meeting, the World Affairs Council invited Aaron Hurst, CEO of Imperative, to discuss his book “The Purpose...

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“Iran After the Nuclear Deal” – WAC 3/7/2016 Event

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The World Affairs Council hosted a fantastic discussion with Reza Marashi, Research Director at the National Iranian American Council, on...

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“Virtual Reality: Changing How We Engage in the World” – WAC 3/1/2016 Event

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We are approaching a new age of interactive technology as momentous as the emergence of the smartphone. Bob Berry, CEO of EnvelopVR made...

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“U.S. Interests in Central Asia” – WAC 2/29/2016 Event

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On February 29, the World Affairs Council hosted Daniel Rosenblum, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central Asia, for an event...

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“February Member-to-Member Lunch: Security in the Baltics” – WAC 2/17/2016 Event

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On February 17, the World Affairs Council welcomed 20 delegates from a U.S. Department of State sponsored exchange program focused on joint...

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“A Conversation with Dr. Robert Gates on the Future of U.S. National Security” – WAC 2/2/2016 Event

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The World Affairs Council and the Rainier Club convened a sold-out audience on February 2 for an event with the former U.S. Secretary of...

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“Reviewing the Paris Climate Agreement and the Future of Climate Change” – WAC 1/26/2016 Event

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On January 26, the World Affairs Council hosted an impressive group of panelists to review the Paris Agreement, the implementation process,...

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“National Security Challenges in a New Administration” – WAC 1/8/2016 Event

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The World Affairs Council started 2016 programming off strong with an event titled, “National Security Challenges in a New...

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“Germany’s New Role in Europe and the World” – WAC 12/14/2015 Event

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The World Affairs Council, in partnership with the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle and the American Council on Germany,...

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“Turkey’s Domestic Challenges” – WAC 12/9/2015 Event

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On December 9, the World Affairs Council hosted Kerim Balci, a Turkish writer, journalist, and academic for an event discussing the...

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“The U.S. Economic Relationship with Asia” – WAC 12/9/2015 Event

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On December 9, 2015 the World Affairs Council was fortunate to host Under Secretary Catherine Novelli, Under Secretary of State for...

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“Talentism: The Race to Innovation” – WAC 12/8/2015 Event

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On December 8, the World Affairs Council, in partnership with the World Trade Center Seattle, welcomed Orlando Ashford, the President of...

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“National Security Threats: From Cyber to TSA” – WAC 12/7/2015 Event

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The World Affairs Council was honored to host Micah Zenko, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) who recently published...

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“Challenges in the Arctic” – WAC 12/4/2015 Event

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On December 4 the World Affairs Council offered an event to our members and friends on the Arctic region that featured Representative Rick...

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