Thursday on Cover to Cover: Putin's World

Register now for WACA's Cover to Cover conference call on Thursday, December 12, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET, featuring Angela Stent, Nonresident Senior Fellow at Brookings and Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies at Georgetown University, and Jill Dougherty, SFS Centennial Fellow at Georgetown University and CNN Contributor, on Stent's book, Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest.

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Weekly World News Update: Dec. 11, 2019

Afghan Papers Published; New NAFTA Victory; Political Chaos in the Americas; France Strikes; UK Elects; The World's Youngest Prime Minister: Sanna Marin; China's Uighur Trials; North Korea's Warnings; New Zealand Erupts; and Russia's International Sports Ban

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Council of the Month: UCCD

Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy's youth program, Young Diplomats of Utah, has had a year full of formative and exciting developments. In July, it hosted the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program which brought 11 Iraqi youth to interact with families, youth, community leaders, and various organizations in Utah around the theme of entrepreneurship and leadership.

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Conference Student Scholars

WACA is proud to have over 30 student scholarship recipients at the 2019 National Conference. Check out a Conference diary written by one of our students Julia Kempton, World Affairs Forum!

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Conference Highlights Reel

Watch WACA's brief highlights video to view some of the top moments from the 2019 National Conference!

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WACA 2019 National Conference

The WACA 2019 National Conference: The 8 Forces Reshaping the Global Economy was held at the Mayflower Hotel, November 6-8, 2019, in Washington DC. Thank you to our generous sponsors, blockbuster speakers, and all those who helped to make the 2019 Conference an engaging and thought-provoking experience. We want to hear your feedback - tell us what you want to see at the 2020 Conference!

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Councils Are Hiring!

Check out Member Council job postings on WACA's Employment at Member Councils page!

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New WACA Board Member!

WACA is pleased to announce that Mimi Burke, Policy Advisor at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, has joined the WACA network as a National Board Member.

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Call for Resources!

WACA is calling on all Councils to please submit any documentation per the list linked, or any helpful resources for the Members-Only network!

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Global I.Q. Minute

Historian Hampton Sides delves into the epic battle at “Frozen Chosin,” when Chinese troops trapped UN and U.S. troops near the Chinese border in NK.

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World Affairs - KQED

Colin Kahl discusses pulling out of the Iran Nuclear Deal, Trump's Iran policy, Iranian responses and leadership, and how they all risk igniting war.

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December 12

The Untapped Path to Global Health, Economic Growth, and Human Security?
Savannah Council on World Affairs
Learn more about global health and human security at this event hosted by the Savannah Council on World Affairs.

December 12

Washington’s Blind Spot in Israel-Palestine
Colorado Springs World Affairs Council
Khaled Elgindy, nonresident senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings, discusses the role of the United States, as the sole mediator in the Israel - Palestine peace process.

December 17

Are We Ready for the Brave New World?
World Affairs Council of Palm Beach
Are We Ready for the Brave New World?

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