WACMB Recommends Issue 37 January 21, 2023


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Welcome to Issue #37 of our brief newsletter with selected content from the many sources regarding world affairs. There are various formats in the below events; enjoy their messages which will contribute to understanding these issues. We wish you a happy and healthy month.
 
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1) Wilson Center: “Silicon Lifeline; Western Electronics at the Heart of Russia’s War Machine.” Register here. (Jan. 26, 2023 at 11:00AM – 12:00PM ET)
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 2) Quincy Institute: “The Kishida Visit and U.S. – Japan Defense Relations: Creating a More Stable Asia?”  Register here. (Jan. 23, 2023 at 11:00AM – 12:00PM ET)

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3) Bloomberg: “Progressives are Beating Populists Yet Again, But Don’t Celebrate.” Read here.
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4)  Foreign Affairs: “Open Secrets: Ukraine and the Next intelligence Revolution?” Read here. 
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5) Council on Foreign Relations: “How Much Aid has the U.S. Sent Ukraine? Here are Six Charts.”  Read here.
 
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WACMB Recommends Issue 36 December 18, 2022

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Welcome to Issue #36 of our brief newsletter with selected content from the many sources regarding world affairs. There are various formats in the below events; enjoy their messages which will contribute to understanding these issues. We wish you a happy and healthy month.
 
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1) Wilson Center: “The Kennedy Center Withdrawal; Camelot and the ” Watch here. (Dec. 19, 2022 at 4pm ET)

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 2) Quincy Institute: “The Pentagon, Climate Change, and War.”  Watch here. 
 
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3) Hoover Institution: “Digital Currencies: The US, China, and the World at a Crossroads.” Watch or listen here.

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4) Brookings Institution: “A Debate: Should Crypto Be Regulated by the Federal Government?” Watch here. (Dec. 20, 2022 at 9am ET)

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5) Council on Foreign Relations: “Financing Japan’s Defense Leap.”  Read here.
 
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WACMB Recommends Issue 35 November 17, 2022​

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Welcome to Issue #35 of our brief newsletter with selected content from the many sources regarding world affairs. There are various formats in the below events; enjoy their messages which will contribute to understanding these issues. We wish you a happy and healthy month.
 
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1) Wilson Center: “Prospects for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament in South Asia.” Watch here.

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 2) Quincy Institute: “Is America Ready for a Multipolar World?’ Watch here. 
 
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3) Hoover Institution: “Pesci-ent Knowledge: Stephen Kotkin On Xi’s China, Putin’s Russia.” Watch or listen here.

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4) RAND Corporation: “Xi Likely Won’t Be Attacking Taiwan Anytime Soon.” Read here.

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5) Council on Foreign Relations: “Academic Webinar: AI Military Innovation and U.S. Defense Strategy.”  Watch here.
 
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Welcome to Issue #34 of our brief newsletter with selected content from the many sources regarding world affairs. There are various formats in the below events; enjoy their messages which will contribute to understanding these issues. We wish you a happy and healthy month.

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 1) Wilson Center: “The Human Cost of Russia’s War in Ukraine: The Migration Dimension.” October 18, 2022 10:00 am – 11:30am EDT Register here.

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  2) Wilson Center: “Public Outrage: A Look at Protest Movements in Iran and the Arab World.” October 20, 2022 10:00 am – 11:00 am EDT Register here. 

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 3) Hoover Institution: “How the Ukraine Crisis Shapes Taiwan’s Public Opinion – and Beyond.” October 18, 2022 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm PT  Register here.

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 4) RAND Corporation: “The Iran Nuclear Deal: Is the Juice Still Worth the Squeeze?” Read here.

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 5) Council on Foreign Relations: “World Economic Update: Inflation, Sanctions, and the Russia-Ukraine War.”  Watch here.

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WACMB Recommends – Issue #33 – July 2022

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Welcome to Issue #33 of our brief newsletter with selected content from the many sources regarding world affairs. There are various formats in the below events; enjoy their messages which will contribute to understanding these issues. We wish you a happy and healthy month.

 

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 1) Wilson Center: “Open Data: What’s Next in policy and Practice?” July 26, 2022 2:00pm – 3:30pm EDT Register here.
 
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 2) Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft: “Can We Demilitarize the Economy? Loosening the Grip of the Pentagon.” Watch here.

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 3) Center for Strategic & International Studies: “Humanitarian innovation in Action.”  Read here.
 
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 4) Brookings Institute: “The Future of Crypto Regulation.” July 25, 2022 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET   Watch here.
 
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 5) Council on Foreign Relations: “Virtual Roundtable: The Expanding Monkeypox Outbreak.”  Watch here.
 

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WACMB Recommends – Issue #32 – June 2022

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Welcome to Issue #32 of our brief newsletter with selected content from the many sources regarding world affairs. There are various formats in the below events; enjoy their messages which will contribute to understanding these issues. We wish you a happy and healthy month.

 

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 1) Wilson Center: “The Soviet Myth of World War II: Patriotic Memory and the Russian Question in the USSR.” Watch here.

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 2) Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft: “Al Qaeda: Evergreen Threat or Yesterday’s Fight?” June 21, 2022 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET Register here.

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 3) The Atlantic: “The Symbol of a New, Darker Hong Kong.”  Read here.

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 4) Brookings Institute: “A Fireside Conversation with US Ambassador to China R. Nicholas Burns.” June 16, 2022 9:00am – 10:00am ET   Register here.

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 5) Council on Foreign Relations: “World Economic Update: Inflation, Sanctions, and the Russia-Ukraine War.”  Watch here.

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WACMB Recommends – Issue #31 – May 2022

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Welcome to Issue #31 of our brief newsletter with selected content from the many sources regarding world affairs. There are various formats in the below events; enjoy their messages which will contribute to understanding these issues. We wish you a happy and healthy month.

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 1) Wilson Center: “Statelessness in the Middle East.” May 25, 2022 10:00am – 11:30am ET Register here.

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 2) Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft: “The US-Australia Alliance and Australia’s Evolving Orientation in Asia.” May 25, 2022 6:00pm – 7:00pm ET Register here.

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 3) DW: “G7: Germany Pledges 1 billion in Grants for Ukraine.” Read here.

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 4) Brookings Institute: “Prospects and Challenges for Taiwan in the Years Ahead.” May 26, 2022 2:30pm – 3:15pm ET  Register here.

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 5) Commonwealth Club: “Francis Fukuyama: Liberalism and its Discontents.” Watch here.

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WACMB Recommends – Issue #30 – April 2022

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Welcome to Issue #30 of our brief newsletter with selected content from the many sources regarding world affairs. There are various formats in the below events; enjoy their messages which will contribute to understanding these issues. We wish you a happy and healthy month.
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 1) Wilson Center: “The New Atlantic Order.” May 2, 2022 4:00pm – 5:30pm ET Register here.
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 2) Stanford Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies: “We Have Entered a New Historical Era: Larry Diamond on the Future of Democracy.” Read here.
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 3) Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft: “A Spring Offensive of Terror: IS-K & TTP Violence in Afghanistan & Pakistan.” Watch here.
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 4) Wilson Center: “French Elections 2022: Implications for Europe’s Future and Place in the World.” Watch here.
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 5) Foreign Policy: “FP Virtual Climate Summit.” April 27 & 28 Register or watch here.
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WACMB Recommends – Issue #29 – April 8, 2022

 

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Issue #29 –April 2022

 

Welcome to Issue #29 of our brief newsletter with selected content from the many sources regarding world affairs. There are various formats in the below events; enjoy their messages which will contribute to understanding these issues. We wish you a happy and healthy month.

 

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1) Wilson Center: “System Shock: Russia’s War and Global Food, Energy, and Mineral Supply Chains.” Wednesday April 13 2022 11:30am – 1:00pm ET Register here.

 

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2) Middlebury Institute of International Studies: “Weaponizing Words: The Role of Language in Conflict.” Tuesday April 26, 2022 5:30 – 6:30pm PT Register here.

 

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3) Real Clear Defense: “The War in Ukraine is Remaking the NATO Alliance.” Read here.

 

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4) Indiana Council on World Affairs: “2022 Great Decisions Series | Biden’s Foreign Policy and the Invasion of Ukraine.” Watch here.

 

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5) Foreign Policy: “War-Gaming Taiwan: When Losing to China is Winning.” Read here.

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WACMB Recommends – Issue #28 – March 21, 2022

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Issue #28 – March 2022

 

Welcome to Issue #28 of our brief newsletter with selected content from the many sources regarding world affairs. There are various formats in the below events; enjoy their messages which will contribute to understanding these issues. We wish you a happy and healthy month.

 

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1) Hoover Institution: “Venezuela: The Disaster of the ‘Socialist Revolution’ and Prospects for Recovery.” Watch here.

 

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2) Foreign Affairs: “What if Russia Wins?” Read here.

 

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3) Foreign Affairs: “What if Russia Loses?” Read here.

 

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4) Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft: “Not a Pawn: Southeast Asia in a World of Rising Great Power Tensions.” Watch here.

 

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5) Center for Strategic and International Studies: “The Energy Weapon – Revisited.” Read here.

 

 

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