The Webinar Week That Was, And The One That Will Be | Jul 17 Edition

BRINGING YOU THE WORLD

THIS PAST WEEK’S EVENTS

YOU MAY HAVE MISSED IT, BUT YOU DON’T HAVE TO MISS IT

Global Dialogue: International Speakers Series with Patrick Ryan. This week “Global Energy” and the book “Crude Oil, Crude Money,” with Thomas Lippman |

Watch Here (YouTube) | Listen Here (Podcast)

This Global Dialogue episode with veteran journalist, author and scholar Thomas Lippman will aim to sort through the global energy crisis and to discuss his new book, “Crude Oil, Crude Money: Aristotle Onassis, Saudi Arabia and the CIA.” It, “tells the untold story of how Exxon, Mobil, Chevron, and Texaco teamed up with the CIA and Department of State to thwart the plans of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, who almost managed to reshape the Middle East.”


Global News Review with Ambassador Dick Bowers, LCDR Patrick Ryan, Dr. Breck Walker and guest co-host Dr. Thomas Schwartz

Watch Here (YouTube) | Listen Here (Podcast)

Global News Review Topics for July 14, 2020

1 – Global Covid Update
2 – Has a U.S.-China Cold War Already Begun?
3 – Afghanistan: U.S.-Taliban Negotiations Update
4 – Iran-China: Wedding Bells
5 – The End of World Order and American Foreign Policy

Ambassador Dick Bowers, LCDR Patrick Ryan and Dr. Breck Walker, Ph.D., discuss the top five items in the week’s global news providing commentary and assessments, background and context; and they take your questions and comments. We were pleased to welcome 

This week Professor Thomas Schwartz joined the conversation about key issues in global news especially his analyses of U.S.-China relations and the prospects for a “New Cold War.”. Dr. Schwartz is a Distinguished Professor of History at Vanderbilt University.

* Find our Webinars on our Youtube.com/tnwac channel and our “Global Tennessee” Podcast series. Subscribe to one or both to be updated automatically.

PAST GLOBAL AFFAIRS EVENTS

DON’T FORGET THESE RECENT PROGRAMS THAT YOU CAN ACCESS ON OUR

YOUTUBE.COM/TNWAC CHANNEL

Jul 7, 2020 – “Global News Review” with co-hosts Ambassador Dick Bowers USFS(Ret) and LCDR Pat Ryan USN(Ret).  Tuesdays 2:00 pm CT  Episode with Dr. Breck Walker guest co-host | Watch Here (YouTube) Listen Here (Podcast)

Jul 7, 2020 “Global Nashville with Karl Dean” talks with Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Frank McCoubrey | Tuesday 7:00 pm CT, July 7, 2020 | Watch Here (YouTube) | Listen Here (Podcast)

Jun 30, 2020 – “Global News Review” with co-hosts Ambassador Dick Bowers USFS(Ret) and LCDR Pat Ryan USN(Ret).  Tuesdays 2:00 pm CT,  with Dr. Breck Walker guest co-host | Watch Here (YouTube) | Listen Here (Podcast)

Jun 30, 2020 – “U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges Ahead” | Global Dialogue Speakers Program |  with Martha Simms, Shawanesh Underwood and Irina Karmanova, U.S. State Department Policy Planning Staff and moderator Professor Thomas Schwartz | Tuesday 7:00 pm CT,  | Watch Here (YouTube) | Listen Here (Podcast)

Jun 16, 2020 – “Global News Review” with co-hosts Ambassador Dick Bowers and LCDR Pat Ryan.  Tuesday 2:00 pm CT, June 16, 2020 | Video Archive | Podcast

Jun 16, 2020 – “A Conversation with Nancy Lindborg, President, United States Institute of Peace | Global Dialogue Speakers Program | Tuesday 7:00 p.m. CT, June 16, 2020 | Video Archive | Podcast

Jun 10, 2020 – “Foreign Efforts Undermining Election 2020” | Special Edition: Global Dialogue Speakers Program | with Alliance for Securing Democracy’s Rachael Dean Wilson and David Salvo and moderator Mark Braden | Wednesday 1:00 p.m. CT, June 10, 2020 | Video Archive | Podcast

Jun 9, 2020 – “Global News Review” with co-hosts Ambassador Dick Bowers and LtCdr Pat Ryan.  Tuesday 11:00 am CT | Video Archive | Podcast

Jun 9, 2020 – “Global Nashville with Karl Dean” talks with Amr El-Husseini | “Designing an Economic Model for Nashville as a City of the Future” | Tuesday 7:00 pm CT, June 9, 2020 | Video Archive | Podcast

May 26, 2020 – “Global Nashville with Karl Dean” talks with Dr. James Hildreth, MD, President Meharry College | “Covid-19 and Nashville ” | Tuesday 7:00 pm CT | Video Archive | Podcast

If you appreciate what we’re doing for our community please add your gift to make these programs possible.

Or Text to Give
Send Text “Give 10” to 844-959-2934

THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

You make these programs possible.


COMING WEEK EVENTS

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Global Nashville with Karl Dean | Bob Rolfe, Tennessee Commissioner, Economic and Community Development

In this episode former Nashville Mayor Dean will talk with the Commissioner of Tennessee’s Department of Economic and Community Development.

The department is responsible for recruiting business and industry to the state, supporting existing companies, expanding economic opportunities across rural Tennessee and boosting the state’s overall economic prosperity.


Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Ambassador Dick Bowers, LCDR Patrick Ryan and Dr. Breck Walker, Ph.D., discuss the top five items in the week’s global news providing commentary and assessments, background and context; and they take your questions and comments. 

This week Dr. Chuck Womack will join the conversation about key issues in global news. Dr. Womack is a founding member of the TNWAC Board of Directors, former TNWAC Vice President and Member of the Board since 2007. He represented TNWAC on a WACA leaders delegation to the People’s Republic of China. Dr. Womack is a retired physician from Cookeville, Tennessee, a two-term Mayor of Cookeville and a member of the Cookeville City Council.  

FUTURE EVENTS

MAKE SURE YOU MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR MORE GLOBAL AFFAIRS WEBINARS COMING YOUR WAY FROM TNWAC

Sep 22, 2020 – Saudi Arabia at a Crossroad | Global Dialogue Speakers Program | with David Rundell, author, U.S. Foreign Service (Retired) | Tuesday 7:00 pm CT,  | Register

Aug 25, 2020 – “The Button: The New Nuclear Arms Race and Presidential Power from Truman to Trump,” with former Secretary of Defense William Perry and Ploughshares Fund Policy Director Tom Collina. 7:00pm CT | Register

Jul 28, 2020 – “Global News Review” with co-hosts Ambassador Dick Bowers USFS(Ret), Dr. Breck Walker, PhD and LCDR Pat Ryan USN(Ret) with guest co-host Dr. Susan Haynes, PhD. Tuesdays 2:00 pm CT | Register

Jul 28, 2020 – U.S.-China Relations | Global Dialogue Speakers Program | with Admiral Bill Owens, US Navy Retired, former Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff | Tuesday 7:00 pm CT,  | Register


If you appreciate what we’re doing for our community please add your gift to make these programs possible.

Or Text to Give
Send Text “Give 10” to 844-959-2934


THANKS TO SOUTHWEST AIRLINES FOR SUPPORT OF ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST 2020

THANKS TO BELMONT UNIVERSITY’S CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

THANKS TO THE NASHVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COUNCIL


THANKS TO THE TNWAC WEEKLY QUIZ PARTNERS

Tennessean-Logo-3


THE MISSION of the nonprofit, nonpartisan Tennessee World Affairs Council is to promote international awareness, understanding and connections to enhance the region’s global stature and to prepare Tennesseans to thrive in our increasingly complex and connected world.

THE VISION of  the Tennessee World Affairs Council is a well-informed community that thinks critically about the world and the impact of global events.   


Learn more about the Council and find how you can join, donate and volunteer at: www.TNWAC.org  — 

Join / Donate / Volunteer

tnwac logo jan15 300

Copyright 2020 Tennessee World Affairs Council
Fidelity Hall 304A, Belmont University
1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212

Leave a Reply