WACHH is a vibrant community of thoughtful, educated people who are fascinated with world affairs. Our 1100+ members include academics, diplomats, business executives, authors, government service personnel, and people from all walks of life. Most live in Hilton Head and surrounding Beaufort County, South Carolina.
WACHH provides a forum to learn more about world events and their impact on the United State of America. We offer a variety of programs for our members, the general public, and the next generation – students in our area who participate in our outreach activities. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are a non-partisan organization and takes no political positions.
Our principal program is the Friday Speaker Series, which usually takes place on the first and third Fridays of each month – October through May. Speakers come from around the globe who are known for their international experience in government, business, military affairs and academia. Please check the program calendar for exact dates and topics. Friday Speaker meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church. Guests are invited to attend as well(there is a guest fee).
WACHH Summer Forum: Recycling in Beaufort County
Richard Thomas- Backwater Frontier
WACHH Summer Forum: Immigration
How the West was Lost
Russia and China: Benign Friendship or Malignant Gamechanger?
Recent years have seen the old Communist enemies grow closer five decades after Kissinger’s opening to China. Are we back to a new Cold War with the US and the West facing an united Russo-China front? Both Moscow and Beijing share a deep resentment against Washington, propounding an alternative vision of non-US-dominated world order. But, in a switch, is Moscow willing to be the junior partner to China? Or is a growing friendship a tactical move until Russian sanctions are dropped and China attains better terms with the US? A real alliance or a marriage of convenience?