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Charleston World Affairs Council

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,...

Feb 21, 2020

Bill Clifford, President and CEO of the World Affairs Councils of America, discusses the current and future programs and potentials.

Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC discusses Venezuela--a 60 percent economic collapse since 2013, a 90 percent poverty rate, and some four million citizens fleeing to neighboring countries--and what it means for the region, the US, and the world.