2016 – 2017

September 15, 2016

Jose Ramos-Horta, Former President, Timor-Leste, Chair, UN High Level Independent Panel on UN Peace Operations, 1996 Co-Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Peace
U.N. Peace Operations: Have They Really Brought the World Closer to Peace?

October 20, 2016

Blaise Misztal, Bipartisan Policy Center
Allies or Frenemies? U.S.-Turkey Relations in the Erdogan Era

November 15, 2016

Dr. Charles E. Ziegler, Professor of Political Science and Distinguished Research Scholar, University of Louisville
Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect: The Rest Against the West?

December 6, 2016

Ambassador Dennis K. Hays (ret.)
How Is It That The Castro Brothers Have Survived All These Years?

January 12, 2017

Former U.S. Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker
Middle East Meltdown: Causes and Consequences

February 15, 2017

Ted Piccone, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Rising Powers and the US-Led International Order

March 22, 2017

Dr. Gershon Baskin, Founder, Israeli-Palestinian Center for Research and Information
The Trump Administration and the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

April 20, 2017

Michael McFaul, Stanford University, Former US Ambassador to Russia
Explaining our New Cold War with Russia: Can Trump End It?

May 18, 2017

Gregory C. Wajnowski, General Electric in Greater China and Mongolia
Doing Business in China: Dealing with Legal Uncertainty

June 6, 2017

Dr. Thomas Wright, Brookings Institution
Foreign Policy in the Trump Administration