Weekly World News Update, September 6, 2017

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Only a DREAM; North Korea Ups Ante; Rohingya Crisis; EU Migrant Quotas; Kenyan Elections Annulled; Little Hope for Venezuela

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Weekly World News Update, August 30, 2017

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Houston in Perspective; North Korea Threatens Japan; Assad's Syria; Qatar Crisis Continues; Guterres Visits Israel; Hajj Begins

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Weekly World News Update, August 23, 2017

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Afghanistan on the Brink; Options on North Korea; Terror in the Philippines; Oppression in Hong Kong; Angola's Historic Election; Our Pale Blue Dot

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Weekly World News Update, August 17, 2017

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The World and Charlottesville; Democratic Values; Unpredictable North Korea; NAFTA Agenda; Afghanistan Troubles; India vs. China; Brexit and Borders

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Weekly World News Update, August 10, 2017

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Nuclear North Korea; America's Role; Kenyan Elections; 'No Confidence' in South Africa; China's Influence in Africa; Netanyahu's Corruption

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Prestigious African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program Visits Seattle

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Recently, I was blessed with the opportunity to work on an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the State Department’s premier professional exchange program headed into its 77th year, called the African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP).

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Weekly World News Update, August 3, 2017

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America First: Diplomacy Last; Deterring North Korea; Africa's Elections; Pakistan's Politics; Venezuela Crumbles; Russia Strikes Back

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Weekly World News Update, July 27, 2017

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Presidency in Peril; Another Round of Russia Sanctions; Illiberal Poland; Turkey’s Authoritarianism; Cholera in Yemen; China Versus...

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Weekly World News Update, July 20, 2017

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Liu Xiaobo's Legacy; Defusing North Korea; Trump-Putin Bromance; Peace in Colombia; Dire Straits in Venezuela; Sudan's Strategic Significance

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Weekly World News Update, July 12, 2017

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Frenemies: Trump-Putin; U.S. and the West; Ukraine Cozies to NATO; China's Bid for Hegemony; Mosul After ISIS; Qatar Holds Its Own

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Weekly World News Update, July 5, 2017

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North Korea Raises the Stakes; Trump's Face-to-Face with Putin; G20 Summit; 'Winning' Afghanistan; Qatar-Gulf Crisis; Justice for Turkey

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Weekly World News Update, June 29, 2017

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Democracy Under Threat; Global Cyber Attack; Trump Meets Modi; Proxy War in Syria; Push-Pull of Progress in south America; World Economic Forum

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Weekly World News Update, June 21, 2017

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World Refugee Day; Complexities in Syria; Confronting North Korea; Global Terrorism; Macron's Governance Challenges; Iranian Coup

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Cuba Trip Update

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In light of President Trump's recent statement and directive reinstating travel restrictions to Cuba, we want to provide an update regarding the World Affairs Council November trip to Cuba. At this time, it does not appear that our program will be impacted.

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Weekly World News Update, June 14, 2017

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Russian Interference in U.S. Election; Cuba - U.S. Elections; China's Tightening Grip on Power; Aftermath of British Elections; Puerto Rico Seeks Statehood; Furthering Democracy

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Weekly World News Update, June 7, 2017

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Retreat of U.S. Leadership; The Future of Our Planet; Gulf States Cut Ties with Qatar; Britain Goes to the Polls; Afghanistan Erupts; South China Sea; 70th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan

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