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World Affairs Council of Hilton Head

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October 2021

Ambassador Deborah McCarthy-Russia & the Baltics: Past Present and Future

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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Is Russian a threat to the Baltic States? What are Russia's interests in the Baltics? What can the U.S. do to deter Russian Aggression in the Baltics? Should we even…

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November 2021

John Tierney- Questions That Congress is Failing to Ask

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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$20

How can Congress revitalize American Foreign Policy? How can we stop militarizing our Foreign Policy and revitalize diplomacy? How can Congress strengthen our National Security workforce? Drawing on his years…

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Global Speakers Program: Anand Menon- The UK in a Changing Europe

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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It has been almost a year since the UK instituted the new Brexit laws, and its effects have caused major turmoil across Europe.  What are the biggest problems Brexit is…

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December 2021

Nury Turkel- The Future of the Uyghurs

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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Who are the Uyghurs? Why has China forced many Uyghurs into detention or forced labor camps? Why have Muslims around the world remained silent about this ethnic cleansing?   Nury…

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January 2022

Farah Pandith – Fighting Violent Extremism

January 7, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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https://www.belfercenter.org/publication/domestic-terrorist-plots-against-us-government-how-serious-threat

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February 2022

How Democracies Die- Daniel Ziblatt

February 4, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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Is our Democracy in danger of failing? What are the main reasons for the weakening of our Democracy? What can leaders do to strengthen the U.S. democratic rule of law?…

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Can We Lose the Enemy?- Trita Parsi

February 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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Why did the Iran Nuclear deal ultimately fail? What options does the Biden Administration have to make the deal a reality? How has the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist,…

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March 2022

Global Speakers Program: The Return of the Russian Leviathan- Sergei Medvedev

March 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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What is Russa’s next move with the Baltic states? Is the Russian government behind all these ransomware attacks? Is Russia in financial trouble? What is the state of their military?…

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April 2022

Ambassador Douglas Silliman- The Changing Landscape of the Middle EAst

April 1, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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Can the Middle East move away from its oil-centric economic base? How can countries work to soothe ethnic and religious differences? How are the leaders preparing the next generation of…

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Cyber Security Threats and Challenges- Kevin Scheid

April 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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Who is behind this most recent string of Cyberattacks? How can the U.S. Government encourage companies to protect themselves from bringing hacked? What are our leaders doing to deter future…

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May 2022

The U.S. Mexican Relationship- It’s Complicated- Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne

May 6, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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What is the best approach to the Mexican migration problem? Is the weakening of Mexican Democracy a threat to the U.S.? What economic tools can Biden employ to help influence…

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