Cover to Cover – Talk to the Authors | 2016-2017

The World Affairs Councils of America provides a monthly special program called “Cover to Cover” that features interactive phone conferencing with authors of global affairs related books. We thank them for their support and we are pleased to share this information with you here as a benefit of your affiliation with the Tennessee World Affairs Council.

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Cover to Cover is a monthly program featuring the most influential authors on subjects of national and international importance.

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Hot Topics teleconference calls are a benefit of membership in the World Affairs Councils of America. They periodically host a specialist to talk to you about important developments in global affairs.

2016-2017

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You Are Invited to This Conversation on Another Hot Topic
To mark International Women’s Day on March 8, The World Affairs Councils of America is pleased to feature Amani Al-Khatahtbeh for this month’s Cover to Cover Author Series, on her book Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age.
The conference call will be held Wednesday, March 8, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET.

AMANI AL-KHATAHTBEH

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh is the founder and editor-in-chief of MuslimGirl.com, the #1 Muslim women’s blog in the United States. She regularly provides commentary on social, cultural, and political issues on outlets like CNN, Al Jazeera, and the BBC, and has been featured in The New York TimesThe Guardian, and made Forbes “30 Under 30” list. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and events addressing issues pertaining to women, Islam, and the Arab world. You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter at @XOAmani and read more on MuslimGirl.com.

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February 2017 Cover to Cover

You Are Invited to This Conversation on Another Hot Topic — “The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age” by David Biello

Wednesday, February 15 – 1:00-1:30 CT

February’s Cover to Cover will host David Biello, TED’s new science curator, on his new book The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age on Wednesday, February 15, at 2 PM ET.

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January 2017 Cover to Cover

You Are Invited to This Conversation on Another Hot Topic — The President’s Daily Intelligence Brief

Thursday, January 19 – 1:00-1:30 CT

The President’s Book of Secrets: Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America’s Presidents from Kennedy to Obama

David Priest

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DECEMBER 2016

TALK TO THE AUTHOR | RED LINE: AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY IN A TIME OF FRACTURED POLITICS AND FAILING STATES BY PJ CROWLEY

December 2016 Cover to Cover – Thursday, December 15 – 1:00-1:30 CT

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Red Line: American Foreign Policy in a Time of Fractured Politics and Failing States

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P. J. Crowley

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TALK TO THE AUTHOR | THE LONG GAME: AMERICA’S ROLE IN THE WORLD

September 2016 Cover to Cover The Long Game: How Obama Defied Washington and Redefined America’s Role in the World.  Author Derek Chollet is a counselor and senior advisor for security and defense policy at The German Marshall Fund of the United States. He will discuss his new book on Wednesday, September 7, at 1:00-1:30 PM CT.  Register for the call

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August 9, 2016 Talmage Boston – “Cross Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers from the Experts About Our Presidents” (forthcoming in September)| Teleconference | 1:00-1:30 PM CT

July 21, 2016 – 1:00-1:30pm – Hot Topics Call – Teleconference – “Americans Against Terrorism, Hate and Violence” – Imam Muhammad Masri

July 13, 2016 – Jennifer M. Harris – “War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft | Teleconference | 1:00-1:30 PM CT

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Harris is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously served as the lead architect of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Economic Statecraft agenda (full bio).

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