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June 2017

June Member to Member Lunch – Tensions in the South China Sea: A View from Singapore

June 7 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
World Trade Center Seattle, 2200 Alaskan Way, Floor 4
Seattle,WA98121United States
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The U.S.-Singapore relationship is a key partnership in Southeast Asia and the countries enjoy strong economic ties. Singapore has supported strong U.S. engagement in Southeast Asia since the Cold War as a foundation for ensuring peace and stability in the region. Amid rising tensions with North Korea and ongoing concern over the U.S.-China relationship, the United States continues to cultivate close relations with Singapore as the administration lines up support in the Asia-Pacific to address growing security and economic concerns.

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YPIN Arabic-English Exchange

June 7 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Olive Tree Mediterranean Restaurant, 340 15th Ave E, Suite 201
Seattle,WA98112United States
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Register Here  Join YPIN to practice your language skills, and eat some Mediterranean food! We are a diverse group of globally minded people, all working on our Arabic/ English language fluency. This is a fun and inclusive group, so come and bring a friend or two.¬†Speakers of all levels welcome!Registration is free, but please let us know you're coming!

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Behind the Scenes with the US Department of State

June 8 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
iLeap, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Suite 400
Seattle,United States
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Learn about what it's like to work in the US Department of State, the industry, and the path the panelists took to get there. The US State Department works to advise the President and lead the country in foreign policy issues.

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A Diplomatic Solution: The Iran Nuclear Agreement

June 14 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Dorsey & Whitney, 701 5th Ave. Suite 6100
Seattle,98104United States
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Register Here  Join the World Affairs Council in welcoming Dr. Trita Parsi, founder and president of the National Iranian American Council ¬†for a discussion on how the Iran Deal was negotiated and concluded, and on his latest book, Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy. About the Book: Drawing from more than seventy-five in-depth interviews with key decision-makers, including Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Losing an Enemy is the…

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November 2017

World Affairs Council Travel Program to Cuba

November 9 - November 17
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Register now to join World Affairs Council and President and CEO Jacqueline Miller on a guided nine-day tour of Cuba, where we will gain political, economic and cultural insights into this rapidly changing island state. The trip will include travel to Havana, Trinidad Cienfuegos, and Vinales National Park, and the opportunity to exchange views with Cubans from all walks of life.

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