December Fellows Breakfast: Iran

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On December 1st, the World Affairs Council welcomed back Reza Marashi, Research Director at the National Iranian American Council, for...

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“November Member-to-Member Lunch: Democracy in Myanmar? Response to the Elections” – WAC 11/30/2015 Event

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The World Affairs Council hosted Larry Dohrs, the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the U.S. Campaign for Burma and visiting scholar...

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“The Policy and Politics of the Iran Nuclear Agreement” – WAC 11/18/2015 Event

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The World Affairs Council, in partnership with Town Hall, the Ploughshares Fund, and the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies...

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“Social Enterprise as a New Model for Purpose and Profit” – WAC 11/18/2015 Event

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On the morning of November 18, the World Affairs Council welcomed Buddy Teaster, President & CEO of Soles4Souls, and Josh Chaitin,...

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2015 World Citizen Award

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On November 7, the World Affairs Council had the honor of presenting the 2015 World Citizen Award to Marla Smith-Nilson, the founder of...

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“Responding to the Global Refugee Crisis” – WAC 11/9/2015 Event

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The World Affairs Council hosted Assistant Secretary Anne Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, U.S. Department of State,...

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“OneBeat Impact: Listen Local, Hear Global” – WAC 11/5/2015 Event

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On November 5, the World Affairs Council collaborated with the OneBeat program, an initiative of the US Department of State’s Bureau of...

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Understanding Al Qaeda, ISIS, and the Global Jihadist Movement” – 11/2/2015 Events

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On November 2, the World Affairs Council was fortunate to host Dr. Daniel Byman for two events centering on global terrorism. The first was...

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“The Future of International Trade” – 10/27/2015 Event

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The World Affairs Council was pleased to host former Washington State Governor, and our 2012 World Citizen Awardee, Christine Gregoire,...

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“Implementing the Iran Agreement: Next Steps” – 10/26/2015 Event

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The World Affairs Council held a very timely and informative event with Thomas Countryman, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International...

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“Assessing the Global Framework for Combating Climate Change” – 10/15/2015 Event

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On October 15, the World Affairs Council hosted panelists Mr. Derik Broekhoff, Mr. James Dailey, and Dr. Michael Gillenwater for a...

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Tour of the USS John C. Stennis – 10/14/2015 Event

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On October 14, the World Affairs Council arranged a private tour for WAC Members of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), the seventh...

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October Fellows Breakfast: U.S. – Russia Relations

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Our second Fellows Breakfast with the 2015-2016 cohort is in the books! We hosted Dr. William Pomeranz, the Deputy Director of the Kennan...

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“Ukraine’s Challenges: Views from Kyiv” – 10/6/2015 Event

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On October 6, the World Affairs Council hosted an event, along with the University of Washington’s Ellison Center, to welcome a...

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“The United States and Southeast Asia” – 10/2 Event

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The World Affairs Council, in partnership with the National Center for APEC, hosted the U.S. Ambassadors to Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia,...

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“Europe’s Refugee Crisis: A View from the Ground” 9/29 Event

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The World Affairs Council hosted Jennifer Butte-Dahl, Director of the Master of Arts in Applied International Studies at the University of...

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