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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 the World   Quote of the Week: “Let me be very clear: I did not collude with Russia, nor do I know of anyone else who did so.”  — Jared Kushner, in remarks to press following his private meeting with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday, July 24.   Presidency in Peril “I Beg My Pardon?” Gene Healy — CATO Institute, July 24,...

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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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U.S. – Russia Economic Relations in the Trump Era

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On Thursday June 22, the World Affairs Council hosted it’s last public event of the 2016-2017 programming year. This off-the-record discussion featured President & CEO of the US Russia Business Council Dan Russell, who addressed U.S.-Russia economic relations by providing a background and future outlook on the Russian economy, the impact of former and new sanctions against Russia, Russia’s economic ties with China, and the Russian economy in the Trump era. The conversation was moderated by Senior Advisor & Program Manager...

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