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Our 52nd Year

Global Issues 2023
Lakewood Ranch
Lectures are held at Cornerstone Church 14306 Covenant Way and start at 5:00 pm
Please note new starting time.

Click on title for lecture summary, click on speaker name for biography.
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12 Diplomacy in an Age of Uncertainty: How the United States Can Defend Its Interests, Promote Its Values, and Keep the Peace in the 21st Century
Thomas Shannon
19 Iran: Is Reconciliation With the U.S. Possible?
Mohsen Milani
26 The Prosecutor’s Art from the Streets to the Suites to the Oval Office
Charles Schudson
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2 Macron's Europe - or Putin's?
Martin Walker
9 Civil War by Other Means
Jeremi Suri
16 The Sneaky War: Russia, China, the U.S. and the Emerging Strategic Paradigm
Sean McFate
23 Changing World: Changing Middle East
Dennis Ross
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2 India and the World: Its Rise, Power, and Influence
Manjari Chatterjee Miller
9 Presidential Politics
Thomas DeFrank
16 Russia: Preparing for the Post-Putin Era
John Beyrle
23 Understanding Turkey — And Its Rise in the Great Power Game
Asli Aydintasbas
30 Is the West Back? Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine and the Future of the Atlantic Alliance
Charles Kupchan