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Upcoming KQV Interviews

August 30 & 31, 2014
Matt Friedman, Breaking the Links
Combatting Human Trafficking at Home and Abroad

Sept. 6, 2014
Amb. David Carden, Partner-in-Charge of Asia, Jones Day and Former U.S. Ambassador to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Why ASEAN matters to the United States

Sept. 7 & 13, 2014
Karen Harbert, President and CEO, Institute for 21st Century Energy Institute, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
TBD

Sept. 14 & 20, 2014
Jon Rubin, Co-Director, and Robert Sayre, Culinary Director, Conflict Kitchen
Breaking Down Barriers through Food: Conflict Kitchen’s Palestinian Edition

KQV Global Press Conference
Combatting Human Trafficking at Home and Abroad

August 30, 2014

This half-hour radio program will feature Matt Friedman, Breaking the Links. He will discuss "Combatting Human Trafficking at Home and Abroad” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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KQV Global Press Conference
Combatting Human Trafficking at Home and Abroad

August 31, 2014

This half-hour radio program will feature Matt Friedman, Breaking the Links. He will discuss "Combatting Human Trafficking at Home and Abroad” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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KQV Global Press Conference

Pittsburgh KQV Global Press Conference is the Council's weekly radio show, airing on KQV News Radio AM 1410 on Saturdays at 7:00 a.m. and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Times may vary from week to week, so please check the KQV website for updates.

The half-hour program reaches over 48,000 listeners per week. Program topics and/or times are subject to change.

KQV Global Press Conference

John Allison, Sunday Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Arshad Dogar, staff reporter in Lahore for The News International
August 23 & 24, 2014

Pakistan: A Tough Country in a Tough Neighborhood

Why ASEAN matters to the United States

August 17, 2014
Amb. David Carden, Partner-in-Charge of Asia, Jones Day and Former U.S. Ambassador to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Why ASEAN matters to the United States

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KQV Global Press Conference: kofmehl

Scott Kofmehl, Senior Vietnam Desk Officer, U.S. Department of State
August 10th and 16th, 2014

New Perspectives on the U.S.-Vietnam Relationship

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The Emergent City: Building Resilience through Migration and the Informal EconomyEdit Content

Kavitha Rajagopalan, Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute
August 3rd and 9th, 2014

The Emergent City: Building Resilience through Migration and the Informal Economy

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KQV Global Press Conference:

Donald K. Carter, Director of the Remaking Cities Institute in the School of Architecture at
Carnegie Mellon University, and Brian Kennedy, Vice President for Strategic Services and Government Relations, Pittsburgh Technology Council
July 27th and August 2nd, 2014

Urban Innovation and Leadership – Lessons from Europe?

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KQV Global Press Conference: Sky

Dr. Schuyler Foerster, Brent Scowcroft Professor of National Security and Defense Studies, U.S. Air Force Academy; former President of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
July 20th and 26th, 2014

Civic Engagement and America’s Place in the World

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Dietmar Rieg, CEO of the German-American Chamber of Commerce
July 13th and 19th, 2014

Ties that Bind: German-American Economic Relations

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Sarah Stephens, Executive Director, Center for Democracy in the Americas
July 6th and 12th, 2014

Normalizing the U.S.-Cuba Relationship?

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KQV Global Press Conference: the Melanie Harrington and Steve Tobocman

Melanie Harrington, CEO, Vibrant Pittsburgh; Steve Tobocman, Executive Director of Global Detroit and Director, Global Great Lakes Network
June 29th and July 5th, 2014

The Local/Global Renaissance: What’s Next for Pittsburgh?

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KQV Global Press Conference: Stent

Dr. Angela Stent, Professor of Government and Director of Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies at Georgetown University;
Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution
June 28, 2014

No Quiet on the Eastern Front: The West, Russia, and the Ongoing Crisis in Ukraine

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KQV Global Press Conference: Mykleby

Mark Mykleby, Colonel, USMC (Ret.); Senior Fellow, Smart Strategy Initiative, New America Foundation
June 15th  & 22nd, 2014

Sustainability and Grand Strategy: Powering America in the 21st Century

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Amb. Dr. Bozo Cerar, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the U.S.
June 8th & 14th, 2014

In the Heart of It: Slovenia’s Growing Emergence in Europe

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The Map is Different from the Terrain: Cross-cultural Understanding Through Global Education

Ethan Casey, Author of Alive and Well in Pakistan
June 1, 2014

The Map is Different from the Terrain: Cross-cultural Understanding Through Global Education

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Dr. Yakup Atila Eralp, Director of the E.U. Center, Middle East Technical University
May 25th and 31st, 2014

Turkey’s Tipping Point?

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The European Angle: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis

Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller, Senior Transatlantic Fellow and Director of Transatlantic Trends, German Marshall Fund of the United States
May 18th and 24th, 2014

The European Angle: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis

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Hans Martens, former Chief Executive, European Policy Centre
May 17, 2014

The Power of Europe: Ukraine, TTIP, and European Leadership on the Global Stage

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Dr. Haroon Ullah, U.S. diplomat and author ofVying for Allah’s Vote
May 11, 2014

The Divine Endorsement? Islam and the Ballot Box

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Amb. Michael Michalak, former U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam
May 4th and 10th, 2014

Over 600 Million Strong: The Importance and Emergence of Southeast Asia

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Joining Together, Respecting Differences: Peace, Reconciliation, and Social Equity in the International Community

Azim Khamisa, author and philanthropic leader; Wilhelm Verwoerd, social innovator, author, and human rights activist
April 27th and May 3rd, 2014

Joining Together, Respecting Differences: Peace, Reconciliation, and Social Equity in the International Community

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KQV Global Press Conference

Jane Werner, Executive Director, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh; Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, Executive Director, Afghan Institute of Learning, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee
April 20th and 26th, 2014

The Power of Knowledge: The Importance of Education in a Global Society

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Kent Logsdon, Chief of Staff, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State of Management and Resources

Kent Logsdon, Chief of Staff, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State of Management and Resources
April 13th and 19th, 2014

Crisis in Crimea: What’s Next?

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Freedom and Power in the Digital Age

Ross LaJeunesse, Global Head of Free Expression and International Relations, Google
April 6th and 12th, 2014

Freedom and Power in the Digital Age

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Gregory Kallenberg, Director, Rational Middle Energy Series
March 2, 2014

Meeting in the Middle: Forecasting America's Energy Future

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Power and the ?Pivot?: Japan?s Influence in the Asia-Pacific

Amb. Ichiro Fujisaki, Former Ambassador of Japan to the United States
March 30 and April 5, 2014

Power and the ‘Pivot’: Japan’s Influence in the Asia-Pacific

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Fight Force in Transition? Changing Norms, Evolving Conflicts, and the Future of U.S. Power Projection

LTC Rob Borcherding, CH Timothy Mallard, and Lt Col Steve Van Riper, U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Fellows
March 29, 2014

Fight Force in Transition? Changing Norms, Evolving Conflicts, and the Future of U.S. Power Projection

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LTC Rob Borcherding, CH Timothy Mallard, and Lt Col Steve Van Riper, U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Fellows

LTC Rob Borcherding, CH Timothy Mallard, and Lt Col Steve Van Riper, U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Fellows
March 23, 2014

Fight Force in Transition? Changing Norms, Evolving Conflicts, and the Future of U.S. Power Projection

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Fight Force in Transition? Changing Norms, Evolving Conflicts, and the Future of U.S. Power Projection

Gen. Stephen A. Cheney (USMC-ret.), CEO, American Security Project; Adm. Dr. David Titley, Senior Scientist, Department of Meteorology, Penn State University
March 22, 2014

How’s the Weather? The Impacts of Global Climate Change on U.S. National Security

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CDR Tony Conley and COL Kelly Ivanoff, U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Fellows
March 15, 2014

Afghanistan, Nuclear Weapons, and Global Security in 2014!

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KQV Global Press Conference U.S. Special Operations and the Future of the American Military

Linda Robinson, Senior International Analyst, RAND Corporation
March  8th and 9th, 2014

U.S.Special Operations and the Future of the American Military

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Robert Bilheimer, Director, Not My Life    
Feb. 23rd and March 1st, 2014

The Fight Against Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

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Perpetual Violence? Gaining a Better Understanding of Terrorism and Insurgency in the Levant

Thomas Sanderson, Co-Director, Transnational Threats Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Feb. 16, 2014

Perpetual Violence? Gaining a Better Understanding of Terrorism and Insurgency in the Levant

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KQV Global Press Conference:

Guy Eames, CEO and Co-Founder of the Russian Green Building Council
Feb. 9th and 15th, 2014

Changing the Landscape: Green Building Initiatives in Russia and Around the World

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KQV Global Press Conference: Fanzo

Michelle Fanzo, President, Four Corners Consulting
Feb. 2nd and 8th, 2014

Taiwan’s Tie In: Geopolitics, the Environment, and Climate Change

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KQV Global Press Conference:

Alan Elsner, Vice President of Communications, J Street
Jan. 26th and Feb. 1, 2014

Two States, One Issue

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KQV Global Press Conference: Lee Smith

Lee Smith, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Jan. 19th and 25th, 2014

The End of the Line or the Right Direction? Democracy and Revolution in the Middle East and North Africa

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KQV Global Press Conference: Badran

Tony Badran, Senior Research Fellow, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Jan. 12th and 18th, 2014

Syria in the Balance

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KQV Global Press Conference

Reza Marashi, Research Director, National Iranian American Council
Jan. 5th and 11th, 2014

Let’s Make a Deal: Negotiating Iran’s Nuclear Future

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World News: Reflecting on 2013. Anticipating 2014

Amb. Dan Simpson, Columnist, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Susan Everingham, Pittsburgh Office Director, RAND Corporation
Dec. 29, 2013 and Jan. 4, 2014

World News: Reflecting on 2013. Anticipating 2014

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KQV Global Press Conference: Gonul

Dr. Gonul Tol, Founding Director of the Center for Turkish Studies, Middle East Institute    
Dec. 22nd and 28th, 2013

Growing Pains: Turkey’s Challenges in 21st Century Geopolitics

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KQV Global Press Conference

Amb. Peter Tomsen, Former U.S. Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Ambassador to Armenia
Dec. 15th and 21st, 2013

The U.S., Afghanistan, and the New “Great Game”

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KQV Global Press Conference

German Vocational Training  
Dec. 8th and 14th, 2013  

Learning from Abroad: Vocational Training Through Innovation and Cross-Cultural Exchange

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KQV Global Press Conference: Juan Cole

Dr. Juan Cole, Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History, University of Michigan; Creator of Informed Comment: Thoughts on the Middle East, History, and Religion
Dec. 1st and 7th, 2013

In the Wake of the Arab Spring: What’s Next?

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Chile¯s ¯Miracle¯: Remembering the Past, Striving for the Future

Amb. Felipe Bulnes, Ambassador of Chile to the United States
Nov. 24th and 30th, 2013

Chile’s ‘Miracle’: Remembering the Past, Striving for the Future

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KQV Global Press Conference: Doran

Michael Doran, Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Politics, Brookings Institution
Nov. 17th and 23rd, 2013

Is Syria Really that Important?

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KQV Global Press Conference: Martens

Hans Martens, former Chief Executive of the European Policy Centre
Nov. 10th and 16th, 2013

The “Superstate” of Europe?

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KQV Global Press Conference: Thomas Sanderson, Co-Director and Senior Fellow, Transnational Threats Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Thomas Sanderson, Co-Director and Senior Fellow, Transnational Threats Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Nov. 9, 2013

Geopolitical Disruption and Transnational Threats

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KQV Global Press Conference: Sam Bahour, Managing Partner at Applied Information Management

Sam Bahour, Managing Partner at Applied Information Management  
Nov. 3 and Oct. 26, 2013

Barriers to Entry: Navigating Business, Politics, and the Economy in Palestine  

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KQV Global Press Conference: Dvorak

Martin Dvorak, Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York
Nov. 2 and Oct. 27, 2013

A Strong Connection: Perspectives on the U.S.-Czech Partnership and the Transatlantic Relationship

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KQV Global Press Conference: Sedlacek

Tomas Sedlacek, Chief Macroeconomic Strategist at CSOB, author of The Economics of Good and Evil
Oct. 19-20, 2013

Haves and Have Nots: Is There a Changing Paradigm for the Global Economy?

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The Chinese Economy is Tops ¯ But does that Really Matter?

Bill Adams, Senior International Economist, PNC Bank and Damien Ma, Fellow, Paulson Institute
Oct. 12-13, 2013

The Chinese Economy is Tops – But does that Really Matter?

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KQV Global Press Conference: Woertz

Eckart Woertz, Senior Researcher at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs; Author of Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East
Oct. 5-6, 2013

Room to Grow: How the Global Food Crisis is Shaping the Future of the Middle East

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KQV Global Press Conference

Anil Parajuli, Co-Founder, Vice President, and Nepal Program Coordinator for Himalayan Healthcare
Sept. 28-29, 2013

Medicine on the Roof of the World: Overcoming Health Care Challenges in Nepal

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KQV: Dr. Jack Janes

Dr. Jack Janes, President of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies
Sept. 21-22, 2013

Perspectives on the German Election: Continuity of Change?

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KQV Global Press Conference: Hans-Ulrich Klose Chairman of the German-American Parliamentary Group Member of the German Bundestag

Hans-Ulrich Klose, Chairman of the German-American Parliamentary Group; Member of the German Bundestag
Sept. 14-15, 2013

Will the Sun Set on the West? The Changing Face of Global Power

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Dr. Reza Aslan Author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth and No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of California - Riverside

Reza Aslan, Professor of Creative Writing at UC-Riverside; Author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Sept. 7th and 8th, 2013

Zealot and the Politics of 1st Century Palestine

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Mark J. Davidson Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs, United States Embassy, Tokyo, Japan U.S. Department of State

Mark Davidson, Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy in Tokyo; U.S. Department of State    
Sept. 1, 2013

“Smart Power” in the Asia Pacific: Leveraging Public Diplomacy in 21st Century Geopolitics

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KQV Global Press Conference: Hoffman

Max Hoffman, Research Associate, Center for American Progress
August 25th and 31st, 2013

Navigating Global Crises: Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict

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Audrey Russo, President and CEO, Pittsburgh Technology Council; President, World Affairs Council Board

Audrey Russo, President and CEO, Pittsburgh Technology Council; President, World Affairs Council Board
Aug. 18th and 24th, 2013

Pittsburgh’s Global Renaissance: What Does it Mean to be an International City?

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Embedded and Invested: Journalism in Conflict Areas

Sonali Samarasinghe, Journalist and Human Rights Activist
April 28th and May 4th, 2013
August 11th and 17th, 2013

Embedded and Invested:Journalism in Conflict Areas

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KQV Global Press Conference: Guy Martin

Guy Martin, Senior Correspondent, Condé Nast
July 14th and 20th, 2013
August 10, 2013

Protection or Liberty? The Militarization of the Civilian Realm Post 9/11

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Sequestration and National Defense: How Much is too Much?Edit Content

William Hartung, Director, Arms and Security Project, Center for International Policy
June 1st and Aug. 4th, 2013

Sequestration and National Defense: How Much is too Much?

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KQV Global Press Conference: James Clad

James C. Clad, Distinguished Research Fellow, National Defense University; Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asia
July 28th and Aug. 3rd, 2013

The Influence of Energy: How Geopolitics are Shaped by the Global Energy Demand

KQV Global Press Conference: Ross Harrison

Ross Harrison, Professor at Georgetown University; author of Strategic Thinking in 3D
July 13, 2013

The Nexus of Strategy and U.S. Foreign Policy – from Global Terrorism to Syria

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KQV Global Press Conference What do we Really Know About China?

Andrew Jacobs, Beijing Bureau Correspondent, The New York Times
July 21st and 27th, 2013

What do we Really Know About China?

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A New Dawn? Egypt Post Revolution

H.E. Mohamed M. Tawfik, Egyptian Ambassador to the United States
May 19, 2013 and July 7, 2013

A New Dawn? Egypt Post Revolution

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KQV Global Press Conference Citizen Diplomats: Improving U.S.-Russian Relations on a Face-to-Face Basis

Sharon Tennison, President and Founder of the Center for Citizen Initiatives
June 30, 2013 and July 6, 2013

“Citizen Diplomats:” Improving U.S.-Russian Relations on a Face-to-Face Basis

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KQV: Korin

Anne Korin, Co-Director, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security
June 23rd and 29th, 2013

It’s in the Balance: What the Energy Mix Means for National Security

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KQV Docking

Timothy Docking, Lead, Emerging Markets Funding Group, IBM
June 16th and 22nd, 2013

If the Price is Right: Prospects of Economic Investment in North Africa

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The Asia Pivot and the U.S. Navy: Power Projection During Shifting Geopolitics

Adm. Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations and Member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
April 27, 2013 and June 15, 2013

The Asia Pivot and the U.S. Navy: Power Projection During Shifting Geopolitics

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U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges in President Obama¯s Second Term

Cheryl Benton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. State Department
June 9, 2013

U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges in President Obama’s Second Term

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KQV Robert Frye

Robert Frye, Director and Producer of In My Lifetime; Found of “The Nuclear World Project”
June 2nd and 8th, 2013

Living in a “Nuclear World”

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Hunting for a Decade: Reflections on the Search for Osama bin Laden

Peter Bergen, National Security Analyst for CNN Author of Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden – from 9/11 to Abbottabad
May 25th and 26th, 2013

Hunting for a Decade: Reflections on the Search for Osama bin Laden

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His Excellency François Delattre, Ambassador of the French Republic to the U.S.
May 12th and 18th, 2013

The French Connection: The U.S.-France Partnership and 21st Century Foreign Policy

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Equity and Opportunity: The Effort to Educate Girls Around the World

Dr. Urvashi Sahni, Founder and Chief Executive of Study Hall Foundation, Non-Resident Fellow at Brookings Institute and Dr. Ed Gragert, Director, Global Campaign for Education-U.S
May 5th and 11th, 2013

Equity and Opportunity: The Effort to Educate Girls Around the World

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Remembering Margaret Thatcher: The Iron Lady¯s Legacy

Dr. Ray Raymond, Professor, U.S. Military Academy and State University of New York
April 20th and 21st, 2013

Remembering Margaret Thatcher: The Iron Lady’s Legacy

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KQV Diaz

Miguel Diaz, Former CIA Analyst, Member of the House Intelligence Committee, and Director of the South American Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
April 13th and 14th, 2013

Venezuela in Transition: Life After Hugo Chavez

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Much Ado About the Maghreb: Economic Development and the Future of North Africa

Dr. J. Peter Pham, Director, Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, Atlantic Council
April 6th and 7th, 2013

Much Ado About the Maghreb: Economic Development and the Future of North Africa

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U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges in President Obama¯s Second Term

Cheryl Benton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. State Department
March 31, 2013

U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges in President Obama’s Second Term

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The Next Nuclear Crisis: Iran, North Korea, and Emerging Global Threats

Joseph Cirincione, President, Ploughshares Fund
March 24th and 30th, 2013

The Next Nuclear Crisis: Iran, North Korea, and Emerging Global Threats

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KQV Global Press Conference Sunshine Over Germany: Leading Europe in Alternative Energy Investment

Harald Leibrecht, Member of Bundestag (Germany)
March 17th and 23rd, 2013

Sunshine Over Germany: Leading Europe in Alternative Energy Investment

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Col Robert Humphrey (U.S. Army), Col Scott Lockwood (USAF), U.S. Army War College – Eisenhower Fellows
March 10th and 16th, 2013

The Price of Defense: Military Spending Priorities in the 21st Century

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Lt Col Warren Curry (USMC), Col Robert Turk (U.S. Army), U.S. Army War College – Eisenhower Fellows
March 3rd and 9th, 2013

Cyberattacks and Narco-Networks: The Newest Threats to National Security

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Poland?s Power Play: Natural Gas and Europe?s Energy Future

Dimiter Kenerov, Pulitzer Center Fellow and Freelance Journalist
Feb. 24 and March 2, 2013

Poland’s Power Play: Natural Gas and Europe’s Energy Future

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Amb. Claudia Fritsche, Ambassador of Liechtenstein to the United States

Amb. Claudia Fritsche, Ambassador of Liechtenstein to the United States
Feb. 17th and 23rd, 2013

Liechtenstein’s New Look: Public Diplomacy and the Future of Europe

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Amb. Glyn T. Davies, Special Representative for North Korea Policy
Feb. 10th and 16th, 2013

The World According to Kim: North Korea’s Geopolitics in the 21st Century

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A Bridge to Asia: Hong Kong and the New Global Economy

Louis Ho, Regional Director, Americas, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Feb. 3rd and 9th, 2013

A Bridge to Asia: Hong Kong and the New Global Economy

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Dr. William Farrell, Adjunct Professor at the Naval War College; Former Chairman of the National Association of Japan-America Societies

Dr. William Farrell, Adjunct Professor at the Naval War College; Former Chairman of the National Association of Japan-America Societies
Jan. 27th and  Feb. 2,2013

The U.S., Japan, and the “Pacific Century”

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The Process of Peace: Driving Social Change in Northern Ireland

Avila Kilmurray, Director of the Community Foundation of Northern Ireland
Jan. 20th and 26th, 2013

The Process of Peace: Driving Social Change in Northern Ireland

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Michael Klare, Director of the Five Colleges Program in Peace and World Security Studies, Hampshire College; Author of The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources
Jan. 13th and 19th, 2013

America's Energy Dilemma: The Race for Natural Resources Domestically and Abroad

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The Future of FARC: Social Media Activism Against Militancy

Oscar Morales, Creator of One Million Voices Against FARC; Counselor, One Young World
Jan. 6th and 12th, 2013

The Future of FARC: Social Media Activism Against Militancy

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Ambassador Steven Pifer, Senior Fellow and Director, Arms Control Initiative at Brookings Institution; Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine.

Amb. Steven Pifer, Senior Fellow and Director, Arms Control Initiative at Brookings Institution; Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine
Jan. 5, 2013 and Dec. 30, 2012

A New Start: Opportunities for Arms Control in 2013

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vLessons from the Dragon: What the U.S. can do to Remain a Superpower

Ann Lee, Adjunct Professor, New York University; Author, What the U.S. Can Learn from China
Dec. 29, 2012

Lessons from the Dragon: What the U.S. Can Do to Remain a Superpower

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KQV

Tal Sadeh, Head of the Harold Hartog School of Government and Policy, Tel Aviv University
Dec. 22nd, 2012

A Common Market? The Euro Crisis and Struggle Over Austerity

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Homa Tavangar, Author of Raising Our Children to be Global Citizens
Dec. 9 and 15th 2012

Raising Our Children to be Global Citizens

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Carmen Gentile, International Reporter for USA Today
Dec. 8, 2012

On the Ground: A Front Line View of the War in Afghanistan
 

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Lois Dougan Tretiak, Senior China Advisor, The Economist Group.

Lois Dougan Tretiak, Senior China Advisor, The Economist Group  
Dec. 1, 2012

China: The Next Five Years

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 Dr. Alexander Cooley, Tow Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University; Author, Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia.

Dr. Alexander Cooley, Tow Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University; Author, Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia
Nov. 18th and 24th, 2012

Central Asia’s New “Great Game” - The Price of Access and Influence

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Timothy Wilson, Senior International Advisor and Director, Maine Seeds Program and Rory O’Neil, Fellow, PeacePlayers International
Nov. 11th and 17th, 2012

Playing for Peace: A Younger Generation’s Approach to Solving International Conflict

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Scott Carpenter, Deputy Director, Google Ideas; Adjunct Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Nov. 4th and 10th, 2012

The Cloud and the Crowd: Using Technology to Map, Expose, and Disrupt Illicit Networks

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Across the Pond: U.K. Perspectives on the Global Economy and the New Geopolitical Order

Danny Lopez, British Consul General in New York
Oct. 27-28, 2012

Across the Pond: U.K. Perspectives on the Global Economy and the New Geopolitical Order

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Looking Beyond the Lady: The Realities of Reform in MyanmarEdit Content

Michelle Fanzo, Project Leader World Policy Institute; Founder and President, Four Corners Consulting
Oct. 21, 201 and Nov. 3, 2012

Looking Beyond the Lady: The Realities of Reform in Myanmar

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The State of al-Qa¯ida on the Eve of the U.S. Elections

Dr. Seth Jones, Associate Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center, RAND Corporation, Washington, D.C.;  Author, Hunting in the Shadows: The Pursuit of al-Qai’da after 9/11.
October 20, 2012

The State of al-Qa’ida on the Eve of the U.S. Elections

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Dr. Charles Kupchan Professor at Georgetown University¯s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Whitney H. Shepardson Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations Author of No One¯s World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn

Dr. Charles Kupchan, Professor, Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service; Whitney H. Shepardson Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; Author, No One’s World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn
Oct. 13, 2012

The American Century or Retrenchment? Challenges Facing the Next President

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Anne C. Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration; U.S. Department of State

Anne C. Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration; U.S. Department of State
Sept. 30, 2012 and Oct. 6, 2012

American’s Responsibility to Refugees: In the U.S. and Around the World

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KQV Dobson

William J. Dobson, Politics and Foreign Affairs Editor, Slate Magazine
Sept. 23rd and 29th, 2012

The Battle Between Democracy and Dictatorship: Are Dictator’s Getting Smarter

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China: Concerns and Opportunities in the Middle Kingdom

Thomas Sanderson, Co-Director and Senior Fellow, Transnational Threats Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Sept. 16th and 22nd, 2012

China: Concerns and Opportunities in the Middle Kingdom

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Continuity or Change? Obama¯s Foreign Policy Team and the Redefinition of American Power

James Mann, Author-in-Residence, Foreign Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies
Sept. 9th and 15th, 2012

Continuity or Change? Obama’s Foreign Policy Team and the Redefinition of American Power

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Ulrike Guerot, European Council on Foreign Relations
Sept. 2nd and 8th, 2012

A European Perspective on the 2012 U.S. Presidential Elections

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Dr. Ray Raymond, Professor, U.S. Military Academy and State University of New York

Dr. Ray Raymond, Professor, U.S. Military Academy and State University of New York
Sept. 1, 2012

Europe Restored: A Solution to European Sovereign Debt Crisis

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The U.S. Navy's Role in Combating Global Threats

Rear Admiral Craig S. Faller, Commander, Carrier Strike Group Three
Aug. 26, 2012

The U.S. Navy's Role in Combating Global Threats

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Reconsidering the

Amb. Christopher Hill, Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and former Ambassador to Iraq
Aug. 19th and 25th, 2012

Reconsidering the “Axis of Evil”: One Decade Later

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Securing America¯s Energy SourcesEdit Content

Karen Harbert,  President and Chief Executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy
Aug. 12th and 18th, 2012

Securing America’s Energy Sources

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Challenges and Successes in Diplomacy with Iran during the Obama AdministrationEdit Content

Dr. Trita Parsi, Founder and President of the National Iranian American Council
and author of A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran
Aug. 5th and 11th, 2012

Challenges and Successes in Diplomacy with Iran during the Obama Administration

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Exploring Iran¯s Competing Voices

Nazila Fathi, Former New York Times Journalist, Translator and Commentator on Iran
July 29 and Aug. 4, 2012

Exploring Iran’s Competing Voices

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Dr. Scott Kofmehl, Chief of Staff to the U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan

Dr. Scott Kofmehl, Chief of Staff to the U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan
July 16th, 22nd and 28th, 2012

U.S.-Pakistan Relations: Reflections After a Year in Islamabad

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Sports as a Cross-Cultural Bridge

Evan Kaufmann, Hockey Player for the German DEG Metro Stars    
July 21, 2012

Sports as a Cross-Cultural Bridge

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Paul Scheffer, Professor of European Studies at Tilburg University.

Paul Scheffer,  Professor of European Studies at Tilburg University
July 14-15, 2012

Comparing European and American Responses to Immigration and Integration

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Australia¯s Global Engagement in the  Indo-Pacific and Beyond

Phillip Scanlan, Australian Consul General in New York
July 7-8, 2012

Australia’s Global Engagement in the  Indo-Pacific and Beyond

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Burgsmueller

Dr. Christian Burgsmueller, Counselor at the European Union Delegation to the U.S., and Konstantin Simonov, Executive Director, National Energy Security Fund
June 30 – July 1, 2012

Shale Gas in Europe and Russia

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The Impact of Chernobyl on the Development and Future of Nuclear PowerEdit Content

Dr. Adolf Birkhofer, Managing Director of the Institute for Safety and Reliability in Germany
June 23-24, 2012

The Impact of Chernobyl on the Development and Future of Nuclear Power

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Global Malnutrition and Hunger

Carolyn Miles, President and CEO, Save the Children
June 16-17, 2012

Global Malnutrition and Hunger

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An Update on Iraq: Troop Withdrawal, Counterterrorism, and Regional Tensions

Col. Michael A. Marti and Lt. Col. Curtis Mason, U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Fellows
June 9-10, 2012

An Update on Iraq: Troop Withdrawal, Counterterrorism, and Regional Tensions

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North Korea, Diplomacy, and Security Challenges in the Pacific Rim

MS Saiko Miyamoto and Col. Michael Patton, U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Fellows
June 2-3, 2012

North Korea, Diplomacy, and Security Challenges in the Pacific Rim

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KQV Global Press Conference Sudan and Foreign AidEdit Content

Andrew Nastios, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, Former Director of Global Vision and Former Special Envoy to Sudan
May 26-27, 2012

Sudan and Foreign Aid

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KQV

Jen Saffron, Writer, Educator and Curator of Photographs and Lynn Johnson, Professional Photographer
May 19-20, 2012

The Koraput Survivors: Restoring Prosperity for an Indian Christian Community

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L. Gordon Flake, Executive Director, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

L. Gordon Flake, Executive Director, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
May 5-6, 2012

The Future of North Korea

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KQV Alvensleben

Busso von Alvensleben, German Consul General in New York
April 28-29, 2012

Germany’s Role in Europe

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William Davis, Director, UNDP Washington D.C. Representation Office
April 21-22, 2012

The Role of the United Nations in the 21st Century 

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Ambassador Beth Jones Deputy Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan U.S. Department of State

Amb. Beth Jones, Deputy Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, U.S. Department of State
April 14-15, 2012

Can Afghanistan Prevent the Return of Al-Qaeda?

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Swiss Sovereignty in the Face of a Changing Europe

Ambassador Francois Barras, Consul General of Switzerland in New York
April 7-8, 2012

Swiss Sovereignty in the Face of a Changing Europe

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Croatian Accession to the European Union

Davor Babic, Visiting Professor of Law
March 31- April 1, 2012  

Croatian Accession to the European Union

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KQV

Jakob Ritter von Wagner, Cultural Attaché, German Consulate
March 24-25, 2012

Alternative Forms of Diplomacy: Science and Culture

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KQV

Andrew Konitzer, Associate Director of the Center for Russian and East European Studies and Adjunct Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh
March 17-18, 2012

Recent Elections and Protests in Russia

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Japan One Year After the Quake

Dr. Serguey Braguinsky, Heinz College CMU
March 10-11, 2012

Japan One Year After the Quake

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Ambassador Cynthia P. Schneider, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy

Ambassador Cynthia Scheider, Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy
Georgetown University
March 3-4, 2012

The United States and the Arab Spring: Balancing Hard and Soft Power

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Amb. Renee Jones-Bos, Ambassador of the Netherlands

Amb. Renee Jones-Bos, Ambassador of the Netherlands
Feb. 25-26, 2012

The Netherlands, the EU, and the United States: Strategic Partners for Economic Growth

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Daisy Khan, Executive Director of the American Society for Muslim Advancement (ASMA)

Daisy Khan, Executive Director of the American Society for Muslim Advancement
Feb. 17-19, 2012

Islam in America and Interfaith Dialogue

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endayi Frazer, Distinguished Public Service Professor and Director, Center for International Policy and Innovation, Carnegie Mellon University and former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa

Jendayi Frazer, Distinguished Public Service Professor and Director, Center for International Policy and Innovation, Carnegie Mellon University and former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa
Feb. 10-12, 2012

Voter Rights and Accessibility in Africa

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Daniel Byman, Professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University¯s School of Foreign Service and Research Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution

Daniel Byman, Professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and Research Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution
Feb. 3-5, 2012

Israeli Security and the Arab Spring

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KQV Global Press Conference

Dale Eisler, Assistant Deputy Minister, Task Force on Energy, Security, Prosperity, and Sustainability, Natural Resources Canada
Jan. 27-29, 2012

U.S./Canada Energy Cooperation

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KQV

Richard Herman, Co-Author of Immigrant, Inc. – Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving the New Economy
Jan. 20-22, 2012

Immigration and Entrepreneurship

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KQV

Commander Michael S. Matis and Colonel Nestor A. Sadler, U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Fellows
Jan. 13-15, 2012

Instability in the Horn of Africa: Piracy, Conflict, and Famine

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Kulma

Mike Kulma, Executive Director of Global Leadership Initiatives, Asia Society
Jan. 6-8, 2012

U.S.-China Relations

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Leadership in the 21st Century

Brian Till, New America Foundation
July 8-10, 2011

Leadership in the 21st Century

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Parag Khanna, Director of the Global Governance Initiative, New America Foundation

Parag Khanna, Director of the Global Governance Initiative, New America Foundation
Dec 23-25, 2011

“New Diplomacy” and the Diminishing Role of Nation States in Foreign Affairs


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The Threat from Within: Social Policy and Stability in Israel

Dan Ben-David, Executive Director, Taub Center for Social Policy, Israel
Dec 16-19, 2011

The Threat from Within: Social Policy and Stability in Israel

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Steven Noerper, Senior Vice President, Korea Society

Steven Noerper, Senior Vice President, Korea Society
Dec 9-11, 2011

U.S. Asia Policy after the Hawaii APEC Meeting

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KQV

Dr. Jack Goldstone, Virginia E. and John T. Hazel, Jr. Professor and Director of the Center for Global Policy, George Mason University School of Public Policy
Dec. 2-4, 2011

The 2011 Arab Revolts: A Victory for Democracy


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KQV

John R. Schmidt, Professional Lecturer on Pakistan and South Asia at Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University, Author of The Unraveling: Pakistan in the Age of Jihad
Nov. 25-27, 2011

Pakistan on the Brink

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KQV

Matthias Kurth, President of the German Federal Network Agency  for Electricity, Gas, Telecomm., Post and Railway (Bundesnetzagentur)
Nov. 18-20, 2011

A Carbon-Free Future Without Nuclear Energy: Is it Possible?


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KQV: Cyber Crime

Misha Glenny, Bestselling Author of McMafia and Award-Winning Journalist
Nov. 11-13, 2011

Crime and CyberCrime

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KQV

Farah Pandith, Special Representative to Muslim Communities, U.S. Department of State
Nov. 4- 6, 2011

Engaging Muslim Communities Around the World

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Fritz Zurbruegg, General Director, Federal Finance Administration, Swiss Federal Ministry of Finance

Fritz Zurbruegg, General Director, Federal Finance Administration, Swiss Federal Ministry of Finance
October 28-30, 2011

Global Challenges in Fiscal and Monetary Policy: A Swiss Perspective

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KQV

Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Cuong, Ambassador of Vietnam to the U.S.
October 21-23, 2011

The Current State of U.S.-Vietnamese Relations

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KQV Tony H

Tony Hall, Former U.S. Representative and Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies on Food and Agriculture
October 14-16, 2011

Food Security at Home and Around the World

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Germany’s Role in the World: from WWII to Europe’s Powerhouse

Warner Sonne, Senior German Journalist
October 7-9, 2011

Germany's Role in the World: from WWII to Europe's Powerhouse

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Brandon Blache-Cohen, Director, Amizade

Brandon Blache-Cohen, Director, Amizade
Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2011

International Education through Service-Based Learning and Cultural Exchange

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Gerry Robbins

Gerry Robbins, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute
September 23-25, 2011

Politics and Society in Post-Election Turkey

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Jenkins KQV

Brian Michael Jenkins, Terrorism Expert, Senior Advisor, RAND Corporation
September 16-18, 2011

Ten Years Later: The Legacy of the U.S. Response to 9/11

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Sanderson

Thomas M. Sanderson, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, CSIS Transnational Threats Project
September 9-11, 2011

The Future of Al Qaeda Ten Years after 9/11

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KQV

Senator John Warner, Policy Advisor, PEW Project on National Security, Energy, and Climate and Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, President, American Council on Renewable Energy
September 2-4, 2011

Energy Independence, Climate Change, and National Security

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Challenges in International Organizations

Shea Gopaul, Consultant, Former Special Assistant to the Director General at the World Health Organization
August 26-28, 2011

Challenges in International Organizations

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KQV Global Press Conference

Marek Belka, Former Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Poland
August 19-21, 2011

Economics and Politics in Poland and the EU

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KQV

Dr. Edwin H. Gragert, Executive Director of iEARN-USA
August 12-14, 2011

U.S. Education and Global Competitiveness

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KQV

Anne Nemer, Assistant Dean for Executive Programs and John Camillus, Donald R. Beall Professor of Strategic Management
August 5-7, 2011

The India Opportunity: Globalization, Innovation, and Shared Values

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Trisha_Craig

Trisha Craig, Executive Director, Center for European Studies, Harvard University
July 29-July 31, 2011

Challenges Facing the EU: Immigration, Enlargement, and the Debt Crisis

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Dr. Ray Raymond, Former British Diplomat, Professor at State University New York

Dr. Ray Raymond, Former British Diplomat, Professor at State University New York
July 22-July 24, 2011

American Power in the 21st Century and Transatlantic Relations

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July 15- 17 , 2011  Ambassador Mark Green, Former U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania, Former U.S. Representative

Ambassador Mark Green, Former U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania, Former U.S. Representative
July 15- 17 , 2011

Global Leadership, Public Diplomacy, and the International Affairs Budget

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Brian Till Research Fellow, New America Foundation; Author of Conversations with Power

Brian Till, New America Foundation
July 8-10, 2011

Leadership in the 21st Century

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Thad Allen, RAND Corporation

Admiral Thad Allen, RAND Corporation
July 1- 3, 2011

Maritime Security in the 21st Century

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Poverty, Labor, Work, and Education in the U.S. and UK

Natalie Branosky, Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion
June 24-26, 2011

Poverty, Labor, Work, and Education in the U.S. and UK

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Tina Rosenberg, contributing writer for New York Times Magazine, and the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Haunted Land and Join the Club

Tina Rosenberg, Journalist, Author
June 17-19, 2011

Democratic Revolutions Across the World and Throughout History

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Dr. Lawrence Korb, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; Former Assistant Secretary of Defense

Dr. Lawrence Korb, Center for American Progress, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense
June 10-12, 2011

Defense Spending and National Security in an Era of Budget Deficits

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Ralf Fuecks, President, Heinrich Bl Foundation

Ralf Fuecks, President, Heinrich Boell Foundation
June 3-5, 2011

Recovery Through the Green Economy

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Qamar-ul Huda, Senior Program Officer, Religion and Peacemaking Center of Innovation, United States Institute for Peace Religion and Peace-making

Qamar-ul Huda, Senior Program Officer, Religion and Peacemaking Center of Innovation, United States Institute for Peace
May 27-29, 2011

Religion and Peace-making

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KQV

Parag Khanna, Director of the Global Governance Initiative, New America Foundation
May 20-22, 2011

“New Diplomacy” and the Diminishing Role of Nation States in Foreign Affairs

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Katz

Bruce Katz, Brookings Institution
May 13-15, 2011

Urban Development and Economic Growth: Lessons from Abroad

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North American Trade - Remaining Competitive in the Global Economy

Jayson Myers, President and CEO, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters
May 6-8, 2011

North American Trade: Remaining Competitive in the Global Economy

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KQV

Meera Shankar, Ambassador of India  
April 29- May 1, 2011

U.S. India Relations in the 21st Century

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KQV Global Press Conference: Germany Ascendant

Oliver Schnakenberg, Deputy Consul-General of Germany, Dr. Sebastian Harnisch, Professor, University of Heidelberg
April 22-24, 2011

Germany Ascendant

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Responding to Humanitarian Disasters

John Prendergast, Co-Founder, Enough Project
April 15-17, 2011

Responding to Humanitarian Disasters

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National Security Challenges Ahead - China and the Pacific

COL Kristin Baker &
Lt Col Shane Conrad, U.S. Army War College
April 8-10, 2011

National Security Challenges Ahead: China and the Pacific

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KQV

Anne Richards, Vice President, Government Relations & Advocacy, International Rescue Committee
April 1-3, 2011

When Disaster Strikes: Providing Relief for the World’s Most Vulnerable

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McInnes KQV

Nick McInnes, Director, UKTI USA & Deputy Consul-General
March 25-27, 2011

The Economic Policies of Britain’s New Coalition Government

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Holdridge

David Holdridge, President, Bridging the Divide
March 11-13, 2011

Women, Youth and New Technologies in the Middle East 

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KQV

Dr. Stephen Noerper, Senior Vice President, Korea Society
March 4-6, 2011

Korea and the United States: A Strategic Alliance

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Rohde

David Rohde, New York Times Reporter, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Author
Feb. 25-27, 2011

The Greatest Threat: Afghanistan and Pakistan’s Tribal Regions

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KQV

Sarah Holewinski, Executive Director, Campaign for Innocent Feb. 18-20, 2011

Victims in Conflict - Caught in the Middle: Civilian Victims of Conflict

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Data Mining and the Global Information Commons

Josh Knauer, President and CEO, Rhiza Labs.
Feb. 18-20, 2011

Data Mining and the Global Information Commons

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KQV

Dr. Safei Hamed, Chatham University
Feb. 4-6, 2011

The Developing Situation in Egypt

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KQV

Clyde Prestowitz, Economic Strategy Institute
Jan. 28-30, 2011

Global Competitiveness and the Decline of U.S. Economic Might

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KQV

Dr. Dana Allin, IISS, and Steven Simon, Council on Foreign Relations
Jan. 21-23, 2011

Obama’s Middle East Challenges

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KQV

Michael Goering, CEO of the ZEIT Foundation and Nina Smidt, President, American Friends of Bucerius
Jan. 14-16, 2011

Foundations, Philanthropy, and Education

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KQV

Michael Werz, Center For American Progress
Jan. 7-9, 2011

Turkey’s Future in Europe

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KQV

Kathleen Hower, CEO, Co-Founder, Global Links
Dec. 31, 2010 - Jan. 2, 2011

Medical Aid in Latin America

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Global Travel Scholar's Welcome Home Roundtable

David Murdoch, Chairman of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
Dec. 24-26, 2010

Global Travel Scholar's Welcome Home Roundtable

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KQV

Brett Harvey, President, Chairman and CEO, CONSOL Energy
Dec. 17-19, 2010

Global Energy Demand

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KQV WikiLeaks

Dan Simpson, Former U.S Ambassador and Associate Editor
Dec. 10-12, 2010

Wikileaks and Diplomacy

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Philip Longman, Schwartz Senior Fellow, New America Foundation

Philip Longman, Scwartz Senior Fellow, New America Foundation
Dec. 3-5, 2010

Global Demographics and the Graying of the Planet

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Carolyn Miles, Chief Operating Officer, Save the Children

Carolyn Miles, Chief Operating Officer, Save the Children
Nov. 26-28, 2010

Development, Aid and Disaster Relief in Haiti

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Robert M. Kimmitt, Former United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury for President George W. Bush

Robert M. Kimmitt, Former United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury for President George W. Bush
Nov. 19-21, 2010

The Role of Foreign Investment in the Global Economy

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Oil and National Security

Ann Korin, Co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security
Nov. 12-14, 2010

Oil and National Security

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KQV

Mathias Sonn, Minister of Economic Affairs, Embassy of Germany
Nov. 5-7, 2010

German Perspectives on the Transatlantic Relationship

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KQV

John Perkins, Economist, Author of Hoodwinked and Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Oct. 29-31, 2010

Are Corporations Bringing Down the Global Economy?

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Sanders

Rear Admiral Scott E. Sanders, Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet, United States Navy
Oct. 22-24, 2010

Risky Waters: Pirates off the Coast of Somalia

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KQV

Jaanus Kirikmae, Consul General, Estonia
Oct. 15-17, 2010

Emerging Estonia, Looking East and Looking West

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KQV

Cari Guittard, Executive Director, Business for Diplomatic Action
Oct. 8-10, 2010

The Role of Business in Public Diplomacy

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KQV

Kim Zetter, Wired News
Oct. 1-3, 2010

Privacy and Security in the Digital Age

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Lader

Ambassador Philip Lader, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.K.
Sept 24-26, 2010

The United States and the United Kingdom: The "Special
Relationship" in a Globalized World

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 The Challenge of Immigration At Home and Abroad

Michele Wucker, Executive Director, World Policy Institute
Sept. 10-12, 2010

The Challenge of Immigration – At Home and Abroad

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KQV

Jim Wolf, Vice Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank (retired)
Sept. 2010

Focus on the Region

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KQV

Barbara Barnes, Associate Vice Chancellor for Continuing Education and Industry Relationships and Associate Dean for CME at the University of Pittsburgh
Sept. 2010

Focus on the Region

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KQV

Dr. Steven Sokol, President and CEO, World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
Sept. 2010

Focus on the Region

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KQV

Stephan Liozu, President & CEO, Ardex America Inc.
Sept. 2010

Focus on the Region

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Conference: Transnational Security (Global Terrorism)

Joyce Davis, International Journalist and Author
Aug. 27-29, 2010

Transnational Security (Global Terrorism)

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Transnational Security (Cyberspace)

Colonel Aaron Webster, U.S. Army, Eisenhower Series College Program, U.S. Army War College
Aug. 20-22, 2010

Transnational Security (Cyberspace)

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Tom Sanderson, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Transnational Security Threats, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Tom Sanderson, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Transnational Security Threats, CSIS
Aug. 13-15, 2010

Transnational Security

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Afghanistan and the Challenges for International Development Aid

Michelle Fanzo, President and Founder, Four Corners Consulting
Aug. 6-8, 2010

Afghanistan and the Challenges for International Development Aid

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Ambassador Kristen Silverberg, former U.S. Ambassador to the EU; Advisory Board Member, United Against Nuclear Iran

Ambassador Kristen Silverberg, former U.S. Ambassador to the EU; Advisory Board Member, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI)
July 30- Aug. 1, 2010

Iran and Its Nuclear Ambitions

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The Republic of Georgia and its Relations with the United States, Europe, and its Neighbors

His Excellency Batu Kutelia, Georgian Ambassador to U.S., Canada, and Mexico
July 23-25, 2010

The Republic of Georgia and its Relations with the United States, Europe, and its Neighbors

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Niels Annen, former German Parliamentarian

Niels Annen, Former German Parliamentarian
July 16-18, 2010

U.S.-German Relations

KQV

Ambassador Le Cong Phung, Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States
June 25-27, 2010

U.S.-Vietnamese Relations

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KQV

Steven Schwager, Chief Executive Officer, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
June 4-6, 2010

Humanitarian Relief Efforts

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KQV

Sherry Muller, President, National Council for International Visitors
May 28-30, 2010

Citizen Diplomacy

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KQV

Andrew Nagorski, Vice President and Director of Public Policy at the EastWest Institute
May 21-23, 2010

Update on Poland

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KQV

Todd Palcic, Entrepreneur
May 14-16, 2010

Doing Business Internationally

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Mexico, Meeting the Challenges of Economic Recovery and Expanded Organized Crime

Dr. Arnulfo Valdivia Machuca, Chief of International Affairs of the State of Mexico
May 7-9, 2010

Mexico, Meeting the Challenges of Economic Recovery and Expanded Organized Crime

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National Security - US Army War College

CDR Timothy E Riegle & COL James R Macklin, USAWC Fellows    National Security- U.S.
April 30 - May 2, 2010

National Security- U.S. Army War College

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KQV

Dalia Dassa Kaye, Associate Director, Center for Middle East Public Policy, RAND Corporation
April 23-25, 2010

Update on the Middle East

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KQV

Christoph Eichhorn, Head of the Political Section at the German Embassy in Washington, D.C.
April 16-18, 2010

Perspectives Political Section at the German Embassy

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Watts

Geoff Watts, Vice President of Coffee and Green Coffee Buyer for Intelligentsia Coffee
April 9-11, 2010

The Global Coffee Trade

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Anand Pathak, Pathak & Associates Law Offices

Anand Pathak, Pathak & Associates Law Offices
April 2-4, 2010

India-Foreign Investment

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Magubane

Fikile Magubane, Consul General of South Africa, New York
March 26-28, 2010

South Africa

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Schwager

Steven Schwager, Chief Executive Officer, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
March 19-21, 2010

Humanitarian Relief Efforts

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Jones

Arman Galledari (Dubai) & Barbara Mok (Hong Kong) Partners at Jones Day
March 12-14, 2010

Asia-Pacific and the Middle East- Foreign Investment

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Freitag

Dr. Horst Freitag, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, New York
Feb. 26-28, 2010

The U.S. and the EU: From Pittsburgh to the G-20 Summits in 2010

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John-Schmidt

John Schmidt, Lecturer at George Washington University, Former Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan
Feb. 19-21, 2010

Pakistan

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Infinite Family

Dana Gold, Program Director, Infinite Family
Feb. 5-7, 2010

Infinite Family: Connecting with Africa’s Youth

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From Haiti to Pittsburgh

Susan Rauscher, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
Jan. 22-24, 2010

From Haiti to Pittsburgh

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Sky Foerster

Schuyler Foerster, past president, World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
Jan. 8-10, 2010

Reflection I, II and III

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Meiklejohn

Dominic Meikeljohn, UK Deputy Consul General, New York
Jan. 1-3, 2010

UK Outlook

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Packer

George Packer, Writer for the The New Yorker, author of the New York Times bestseller, The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq  
Dec. 18-20, 2009

U.S. Challenge in Afghanistan - Lessons from Iraq?

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Middle East – An Update

Chris Michelmore, Chatham University
Dec. 11-13, 2009

Middle East – An Update

The EU After Lisbon

Alberta Sbragia, Jean Monnet Professor ad personam; Mark A. Nordenberg University Chair; Director, European Union Center of Excellence, European Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh
Dec. 4-5, 2009

The EU After Lisbon

Europe at a Crossroads

Simon Serfaty, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, Senior Adviser, Europe Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Nov. 27-29, 2009

Europe at a Crossroads

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Robert E. Frye, President & Executive Producer, Bolthead Communications Group, Former Producer for ABC News
Nov. 20-22, 2009

Transatlantic Relations Today - The Impact of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

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frica as an Ally - The Future of U.S.-Africa Relations

Dr. Jendayi Frazer, Distinguished Service Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Nov. 13-15, 2009

Africa as an Ally - The Future of U.S.-Africa Relations

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David Iwinski, President, Acusis

David Iwinski, President, Acusis
Aug. 14-16, 2009

Pittsburgh in the Global Economy Series (Part III)

Audrey Russo, President, Pittsburgh Technology Council

Audrey Russo, President, Pittsburgh Technology Council
Aug. 7-9, 2009  

Pittsburgh in the Global Economy Series (Part II)

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Pittsburgh in the Global Economy Series

Dr. Don Smith, President, RIDC
July 31 - Aug 2, 2009

Pittsburgh in the Global Economy Series Part I

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Reginald Dale, Senior Fellow, Europe Program; Director, Transatlantic Media Network, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Reginald Dale, Senior Fellow, Europe Program; Director, Transatlantic Media Network, Center for Strategic and International Studies
July 24-26, 2009

The European Union: An Evolving Institution

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Dr. D.A. Henderson, Distinguished Scholar at the Center for Biosecurity of UPMC

Dr. D.A. Henderson, Distinguished Scholar at the Center for Biosecurity of UPMC and Former Director of the World Health Organization’s Global Smallpox Eradication Campaign
June 26-28, 2009

BioSecurity and Preparedness

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Manfred Honeck

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director
June 5-7, 2009

From Vienna to Pittsburgh: A Conversation with Manfred Honeck

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May 29-31, 2009 Ambassador Marc Grossman, Vice Chairman, The Cohen Group;  former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs American Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Ambassador Marc Grossman, Vice Chairman, The Cohen Group;  former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
May 29-31, 2009

American Diplomacy in the 21st Century

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Nonstop flights to Paris

Roger Cranville, OBE, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance  

Kent McElhattan, Chairman & CEO, Industrial Scientific Corp.
May 22-24, 2009

Opportunity Pittsburgh: Flight to Paris

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Hermann Beck, President, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Hermann Beck, President, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Industry (United Kingdom)
May 15-17, 2009

Economic Challenges and Business Recovery Initiatives: United Kingdom

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Ireland

Michael Collins, Ambassador of Ireland to the U.S.
May 8-10, 2009

Update on Ireland

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darfur

Jerry Fowler, President, Save Darfur Coalition
March 20-22, 2009

Update on Darfur

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Approaches to Diplomacy: The Godfather Doctrine

Wess Mitchell, Co-Founder and Director of Research at Center for European Policy Analysis & John Hulsman, Alfred von Oppenheim Scholar, German Council on Foreign Relations (Berlin)
March 13-15, 2009

Approaches to Diplomacy: The Godfather Doctrine

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Ambassador Ndilowe, Ambassador of Malawi to the U.S.
March 6-8, 2009

A Look at Africa

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Dick Hoey, Chief Economist, BNY Mellon
Feb. 6-8, 2009

The State of Our Economy

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Dr. Arnulfo Valdivia Machuca, Chief of International Affairs of the State of Mexico
Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, 2009

The Global Economy - A Look at Mexico City

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KQV Global Press Conference

Jared Cohon, President, Carnegie Mellon University
Jan. 9-11, 2009

Impressions on a Visit to Iran

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Freitag

Dr. Horst Freitag, Consul General for the Federal Republic of Germany
Jan. 2-4, 2009

Expectations of the Next Administration

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Ambassador Vasil Sikharulidze, Amb. of Georgia to the U.S.
Dec. 19-21, 2008

Spotlight on Georgia: Conflict and International Relations

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Congressman Altmire (PA-4)
Dec. 12-14, 2008

Looking Ahead: Opportunities and Challenges in the Next Administration

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Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) will discuss the opportunities and challenges in the next administration

Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18)
Dec. 5-7, 2008

Looking Ahead: Opportunities and Challenges in the Next Administration

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Clemmons

Steve Clemons, Director, American Strategy Program, New America Foundation and Publisher, TheWashingtonNote
Nov. 14-16, 2008

The New Administration: Foreign Policy Challenges Part I

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Ernst von Weizsaecker

Ernst von Weizsaecker, Dean, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management Univ. of California Santa Barbara
Nov. 7-9, 2008

Redirecting Technological Progress: Greener, Profitable, Sustainable

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Ambassador Antonio Patriota

Ambassador Antonio Patriota, Ambassador of Brazil to the U.S.
Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2008

Brazil- U.S. Relations

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Foreign Policy Challenges: Afghanistan, Iran, and Russia

Hans-Ulrich Klose, Chairman, German-American Parliamentary Group
Oct. 24-25, 2008

Foreign Policy Challenges: Afghanistan, Iran, and Russia

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Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command

Admiral Jonathan Greenert, Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command
Oct. 17-19, 2008

Your Navy and the Maritime Strategy

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John Zogby, President & CEO of Zogby International & renowned pollster, introducing us to the region, its people, and their view of the world and of us.

John Zogby, President & CEO of Zogby International & Renowned Pollster
Sept. 19-21, 2008

Pittsburgh and the Middle East Gulf States: Forging Lasting Ties

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Daniel J. Brutto, President, UPS International

Daniel Brutto, President, UPS International
Sept. 12-14, 2008

Staying Competitive in a Globalized World

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David Iwinski

David Iwinski, Chief Executive Officer and President, Acusis
Aug. 8-10, 2008

Pittsburgh in the Global Economy Series, Part II

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July 11-13, 2008

Sue Suleski, Technology Investment Specialist, DCED
July 11-13, 2008

Connecting to the World, Technology, Development in Western PA

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Ambassador Christopher Hill, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Head of U.S. Delegation to the Six-Party Talks.

Ambassador Christopher Hill, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Head of U.S. Delegation to the Six-Party Talks
May 18-20, 2007

Six-Party Talks on North Korean Nuclear Program

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Larry Wilkerson, Former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell

Focus on the Future, Iraq

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Anne Garrels, Senior Foreign Correspondent, Foreign Desk, National Public Radio

Ayub Nuri, Iraqi Freelance Journalist
April 13-15, 2007

Covering Baghdad

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March 9-11, 2007

Senator Arlen Specter, U.S. Senate, Pennsylvania
March 9-11, 2007

The Middle East and National Policy

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Congressman Jason Altmire, 4th Congressional District, PA

Congressman Jason Altmire, 4th Congressional District, PA
March 2-4, 2007

Congressional Perspectives

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John D. Hofmeister, President, Shell Oil Company

John D. Hofmeister, President, Shell Oil Company
Feb. 16-18, 2007

The U.S., Energy, and the Future

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Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State

Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State
Dec. 15-17, 2006

The State of Affairs

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Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Nov. 17-19, 2006

Development, Democracy and Peace

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Dr. Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice,
U.S. Secretary of State
Oct. 23-24, 2004

U.S. Strategy and Global War on Terror

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