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Charleston World Affairs Council

Oct 12, 2020

Dr. Bryan Ganaway, College of Charleston Honors College Associate Dean, continues his presentations on WW I and its impact on our lives today, one hundred years later. In this discussion, Dr. Ganaway discusses China, Japan, and how WW I signaled the beginning-of-the-end of colonialism in South Asia.


Oct 1, 2020

James Melville served as US Ambassador to Estonia 2015-2018 and is now Associate Dean at the Language, Culture, and World Affairs Department of The College of Charleston. In this podcast, Ambassador Melville discusses his Foreign Service career and the transition to Academia.

Aug 1, 2020

On June 15, hundreds of Chinese and Indian military clashed in brutal hand-to-hand combat on the disputed India/China border. Twenty India soldiers were killed. China has not announced casualties.   South Asia analyst and expert, Al Thibault, explains origins of the border dispute, offers an overview on ‘what we...

Jul 15, 2020

Allan Mustard, US Ambassador to Turkmenistan (2015-2019), discusses the strategic importance of that country to US interests in Central Asia an offers insights into an "Ambassador's life"  in that country

Mar 28, 2020

Katherine Zimmerman, Resident Fellow of the American Enterprise Institute's Critical Threat Project discusses  the tough decisions facing the U.S. policy establishment as the terrorist threat grows in Sub-Sahara West Africa. It is yet another terrorist related dilemma that involves ISIS, al Qaeda, Boko Haram,...