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

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on U.S. – Russia Economic Relations in the Trump Era

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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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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An update on Singapore with Consul General Cheang

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On Wednesday, June 7 the Council hosted the Consul General of Singapore Chris Cheang for a member-to-member lunch discussion on the U.S.-Singapore relationship and an assessment of recent developments in the Asia Pacific region. World Affairs Council board member Fraser Mendel moderated the conversation. Topics addressed included the growing economic importance and potential of the Asia Pacific region, how the island state of Singapore plays a key role in global trade despite its small size, and how tensions in the South China Sea affect...

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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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Weekly World News Update, May 31, 2017

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Remembering "Zbig"; G7 Summit in Taormina; Terror in the Philippines; NATO's Article 5; Putin Visits France; Crises in Yemen; OAS and Venezuela

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Weekly World News Update, May 24, 2017

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Trump's Trip Abroad; Iranian Elections; Crisis and Uncertainty in Britain; Korean Peninsula; Turmoil in Venezuela; International Trade

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European Populism After Trump

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On Tuesday May 23 the Council partnered with the Seattle Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany to host Eckart Woertz, Senior Fellow at the Barcelona Center for International Affairs for an overview of recent developments in Europe and an analysis of the impact of populism.  Simon Liepold of Microsoft’s Corporate, External and Legal Affairs department and World Affairs Council Fellow moderated the conversation. Topics addressed included the broad nature of populism in Europe, why it has achieved so much recent...

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Refugee Stories from the Front Lines with Mercy Corps

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On Thursday May 18 the Council partnered with Mercy Corps to host Mercy Corps senior global communications officer and first responder, Christy Delafield at Antioch University. The conversation was moderated by Global Washington Executive Director Kristen Dailey. Christy shared inspiring stories of young Syrian refugees forging a promising future despite coming of age in...

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