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Great Decisions Series attempts to raise community's Global IQ

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Submitted 12-21-2018 under NONPROFITS

Migration, cybersecurity, China and trade, Syria and the state of the State Department. The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan once again tackles important global issues in its annual Great Decisions series, scheduled for February and March...

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Former U.S. Ambassador to speak on pandemics and other global challenges

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Submitted 05-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

William Garvelink, former U.S. Ambassador to The Democratic Republic of the Congo, will speak on “Global Trends Driving International Relations” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, in the Gezon Auditorium at Calvin College. Garvelink...

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Former ambassador, Carter Center CEO speaks on global health

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Submitted 03-22-2018 under NONPROFITS

The diseases that afflict the poorest of the poor are often neglected by the global health community. Virtually no one in United States or Europe suffers from Guinea worm disease, or river blindness or lymphatic filariasis, diseases that mire their...

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Spotlight on South Africa as 'Great Decisions' continues

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Submitted 03-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

Recession and unemployment. Accusations of corruption. Internal divisions and public frustrations. The resignation of President Jacob Zuma. Major issues threaten to bring down the African National Congress (ANC), the party that has governed South...

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Russia will be the subject of March 12 Great Decisions presentation by POLITICO columnist

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Submitted 03-05-2018 under NONPROFITS

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan (WACWM) continues its "Great Decisions" series on international issues and foreign policy on Monday, March 12 as it welcomes noted POLITICO editor and columnist Susan Glasser to speak on the...

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Great Decisions Series spotlights U.S.-Turkey relations: Is there trouble brewing?

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Submitted 02-07-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Turkish-American bilateral partnership has its roots embedded in the Cold War. However, since the onset of heightened instability in the region, Turkey's relationship with the U.S. has come under increased strain. Dr. Sinan Ciddi, director...

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Great Decisions Series continues with focus on China

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Submitted 01-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

After a fascinating start, the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan (WACWM) continues its eight-part series on international issues with presentations on China. On Monday, February 5, Dr. Badrianth Rao of Kettering University will speak on...

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Great Decisions Series brings global issues to West Michigan

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Submitted 01-22-2018 under NONPROFITS

Dictators using digital media, global health, the future of American global leadership, the defense budget and Putin’s Russia are some of the dynamic topics being explored as the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan launches its 2018...

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