The Great Decisions program provides background information and policy options for eight of the most critical issues facing America each year and serves as the focal text for a monthly discussion group at the CIR office. The June 20th meeting will focus on Saudi Arabia in Transition.
Liz Fanning is a former Peace Corps Volunteer and founder of CorpsAfrica. Her focus for this special luncheon presentation will be on the work that this organization is doing in advancing the empowerment of women and girls in Senegal, Malawi and Morocco.
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Join us on Friday, June 2nd at 12 p.m. in CIR's conference room for the first installment of a new type of discussion group. Bring a newspaper article to the meeting, and you'll have three minutes to describe the article to the group, including your questions or concerns. Then the group will discuss.
Molly Williamson speaks extensively on energy, economic and demographic factors affecting foreign policy formulation, US-Middle East relations, especially the Israel-Palestine conflict, Iran and nuclear challenges, and the interagency process.
Come celebrate Europe Day 2017 with a delicious Italian meal and an intriguing imaginary trip to the Europe of the future, where we will be asked to reflect upon the potential consequences of the demise of the European Union.
CIR honors Foreign Service Day 2017 with a presentation by Amb Susan Ziadeh. The program begins with a screening of the one-hour documentary "America’s Diplomats", followed by Amb. Ziadeh in conversation (with our very own Amb. Mark Asquino) about being a diplomat and about being an active participant in U.S. foreign policy.
If we understand how China's historical identity relates to current actions, we can learn to anticipate just what kind of global power China stands to become--and to interact wisely with a future peer.
Nader Hashemi is Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and an Associate Professor of Middle East and Islamic Politics at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver