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World Affairs Council of Hilton Head

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January 2019

Iran’s Strategy in the Middle East-Trita Parsi

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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$15

The decision of President Trump to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal leaves the agreement, reached by seven countries, in tatters. The United States plans to reimpose the stringent sanctions it…

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February 2019

The New Sultan and Turkey’s Foreign Policy-Dr. Soner Cagaptay

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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$15

Turkey will play a critical geopolitical role in the events of the Middle East. After the attempted coup of July 2016, the spotlight is on Recep Tayyip Erdogan – the…

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US– Cuban Foreign Policy– What’s next?

February 12 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
USCB Hilton Head, 21 Office Park Rd.
Hilton Head, SC 29928 United States
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$25

The WACHH Evening Speaker Series features topics of local concern, with global reach, regarding economic, political and strategic trends shaping the US and its foreign policy agenda. Speakers are drawn from within WACHH as well as regional experts known for their international experience in government, business, military affairs, and academia.

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Canadian and U.S. Relations- Chris Alexander

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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March 2019

Africa: Familiar Challenges and Rewarding Opportunities- Robert Mallett

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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Africa is undergoing significant change to address its many challenges. While change on the continent is uneven, we can increase its pace and breadth with policies that reward and create…

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The Spy Who Came Home- Patrick Skinner

March 12 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
USCB Hilton Head, 21 Office Park Rd.
Hilton Head, SC 29928 United States
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The Evening Speaker Series is open to the public. It is held at the new USCB Hilton Head Campus, 21 Office Park Rd., Hilton Head. The fee of $25 includes hors-d'oeuvres, coffee/tea, soft drinks, and a cash bar. Welcoming reception begins at 5:15 p.m. with presentation and discussion from 6:00-7:15.

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The Ukraine Russian Crisis -Ambassador Roman Popadiuk

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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Roman Popadiuk, the former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, is a principal in Bingham Consulting. A retired member of the career Senior Foreign Service, Roman brings more than 30 years of…

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April 2019

Threats to Democracy in Eastern Europe-Ambassador Jerzy Pomianowski

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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In too many places, democracy is in recession or has suffered serious setbacks. Authoritarian rule has deepened. Regimes are becoming increasingly strident in their attempts to cripple civil society and…

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Building the Navy the Nation Needs- Allison Stiller, Assistant Secretary to the Navy

April 9 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
USCB Hilton Head, 21 Office Park Rd.
Hilton Head, SC 29928 United States
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$25

The WACHH Evening Speaker Series features topics of local concern, with global reach, regarding economic, political and strategic trends shaping the US and its foreign policy agenda. Speakers are drawn from within WACHH as well as regional experts known for their international experience in government, business, military affairs, and academia.
The Evening Speaker Series is open to the public. It is held at the new USCB Hilton Head Campus, 21 Office Park Rd., Hilton Head. The fee of $25 includes hors-d'oeuvres, coffee/tea, soft drinks, and a cash bar. Welcoming reception begins at 5:15 p.m. with presentation and discussion from 6:00-7:15.

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May 2019

India’s Rise on the World Stage- Alyssa Ayers

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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A rising India wants a seat at the table of global powers and is ready to set its own terms on everything from defense to climate to trade. Ayres considers…

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David Eisenhower II, J.D. -World War II’s promise for Liberal Democracy: A Retrospective and Prospective

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head, 29928 United States
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David Eisenhower teaches Communication and the Presidency, which examines the impact of the "Bully Pulpit" on recent and contemporary national politics. As the Director of the Institute for Public Service…

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