Turkey and the West: A Fractured but Necessary Relationship

Posted on Jan 19, 2018 in Community Programs | Comments Off on Turkey and the West: A Fractured but Necessary Relationship

What can explain the recent slump in Turkish-Western relations? Having been a member of NATO since 1952, Turkey has long positioned itself...

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Refugee Rights with Human Rights Watch

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 in Community Programs | Comments Off on Refugee Rights with Human Rights Watch

With an unprecedented number of people displaced from their homes, there is no doubt that the world is experiencing a refugee crisis....

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Discussion on the Crisis in Venezuela

Posted on Dec 8, 2017 in Community Programs | Comments Off on Discussion on the Crisis in Venezuela

On December 7, 2017, the World Affairs Council welcomed Professor José Antonio Lucero, Chair of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at...

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Conversation with Clandestina, Cuba’s First Clothing Brand

Posted on Dec 8, 2017 in Community Programs | Comments Off on Conversation with Clandestina, Cuba’s First Clothing Brand

“We’re 100 percent Clandestina,” Leire Fernandez responded to a question on how an ecommerce site exists in a country that barely has...

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Talking NAFTA with Canada and Mexico

Posted on Dec 1, 2017 in Community Programs | Comments Off on Talking NAFTA with Canada and Mexico

(Left to right: Karl Ege, Jacqueline Miller, Brandon Lee, Dr. Roberto Dondisch, and Tom Robertson)   In light of ongoing negotiations...

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Addressing North Korea with Dr. Adam Mount

Posted on Dec 1, 2017 in Community Programs | Comments Off on Addressing North Korea with Dr. Adam Mount

The World Affairs Council and the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle welcomed Senior Fellow at the Federation of...

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