KNOW NOW: Dr. Gamal Gasim

Dr. Gamal Gasim will be hosted by Michael Van Denend, Executive Director of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan, for a conversation about Yemen's political future, including the ramification of President Saleh's death, identifying his successor in the General People's Congress, and the possibility of an uprising in Sanaa. Join the call Tuesday, December 19, at 2:00 PM ET.

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On Thursday, December 14, Haroon K. Ullah joined Jim Falk, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, for a Cover to Cover call on Ullah's new book, "Digital World War: Islamists, Extremists, and the Fight for Cyber Supremacy".

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Council of the Year

The winner of the inaugural WACA Council of the Year Award is World Affairs (Northern California). World Affairs' CEO Jane Wales accepted this honor on behalf of her Council at the WACA 2017 National Conference.

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WACA Chair Individual Award

The inaugural WACA Chair Individual Award, given posthumously to Joan Russell, past Director of Travel at World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, was received by her husband Michael and daughter Aimee Lee in memory of Joan.

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2017 National Conference

WACA is grateful to all attendees, speakers, and sponsors for their participation in the WACA 2017 National Conference. Thank you for making it such a successful, enriching, and memorable event!

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Academic WorldQuest

Our flagship youth education program is a fun, fast-paced team competition for high school students. Academic WorldQuest (TM) tests players’ knowledge of current international politics, geography, global economics, history, and world cultures. Photo credit: USIP

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Council of the Month

WAC Western Massachusetts brought 13 members to the WACA 2017 National Conference. Here, member Ken Furst talks to Minister Bakir of the KRG on 11/15.

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Council News

Dr. Dambisa Moyo will present the FPA Centennial Lecture: "Is Democracy Dead?" on December 7.

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Weekly World News Update

Global Climate Agenda; Putin Declares Syria a Victory; Aftermath of Jerusalem Recognition; Future of South Africa; Maduro Intensifies in Venezuela

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Cover to Cover

Richard N. Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, will discuss his book, "A World in Disarray," on Wednesday, January 10.

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