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Global Dialogue
The Tennessee World Affairs Council in association with Belmont University Center for International Business, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, the George Mason University Schar School Policy and Government and the Wilson Center Kennan Conversations Series presents Global Dialogue | Russia & Iran A Conversation with Dr. Mark Katz Professor, Schar School of Policy and...
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Global Dialogue Webinar Series A Conversation With Hon. Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United States of America and host Patrick Ryan Founding President, TNWAC February 9, 2021 7:00 PM CT Join us for this conversation with the Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the U.S., Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, a great...
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Global Dialogue Webinar Series Terrorism: At Home and Abroad with Malcolm Nance Author and Director of the Terror Asymmetrics Project and host Patrick Ryan Former Chief of Terrorism Assessments, US Central Command January 5, 2021 6:00 PM CT REGISTER BELOW At 6:28 a.m. a massive explosion ripped through a historic block of North Second Avenue...
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What image do you have when someone says Saudi Arabia? Are you sure it’s accurate? Spend a little time with us as we talk with David Rundell, the American with the most experience as a diplomat in the Kingdom. Have your questions ready. This country is key to American policy in the Middle East. You...
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Global Dialogue Special Edition | Prof. Thomas Schwartz, author of “Henry Kissinger and American Power: A Political Biography” Join us as we talk with Prof. Thomas Schwartz, Distinguished Professor of History and Politics at Vanderbilt University ABOUT THE BOOK The definitive biography of Henry Kissinger―at least for those who neither revere nor revile him Over...
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 Consul-General of Japan Kayoko Fukushima Host Karl Dean, Former Mayor of Nashville and Member of the Board, TNWAC Co-Host John Scannapieco, Head, Global Business Team, Baker Donelson Moderator, Patrick Ryan, President, TNWAC In this episode former Nashville Mayor Dean will talk with Consul-General Kayoko Fukushima of Japan. Nashville is home to the Consulate.  Japan and...
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 U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS There’s not a more timely program. Washington and Beijing are doubling down on conflicts in an already troublesome relationship. Consulates in Houston and Chengdu have been ordered shut. Secretary Pompeo traveled to the Nixon library to deliver an address on America’s future approach, “Today China is increasingly authoritarian at home, and more...
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 Global Energy and “Crude Oil, Crude Money” Thomas W. Lippman The global energy market is in turmoil. Inventories are high and demand is low. We recently saw a negative price call for crude oil and fully laden tankers are sitting at anchorages waiting for customers. The International Energy Agency said oil demand was “down...
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 Global Dialogue: International Affairs Speakers Program The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy The View from the State Department From the State Department Office of Policy Planning Martha Simms Shawanesh Underwood and Colonel William Schaum with Moderator Professor Thomas Schwartz and Host Patrick Ryan Join us for this Special Edition of Global Dialogue, our speakers...
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In this episode recorded June 16, 2020, TNWAC President Patrick Ryan talks with Nancy Lindborg, President of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). They discussed: – Ms. Lindborg’s background and how she came to work in international affairs especially the world of peace and conflict. – The United States Institute of Peace, in its...
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