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Global Issues 2023
Lectures are held at
First United Methodist Church
104 S. Pineapple Ave. and start at 10:30 am
Wednesday lectures have closed captioning
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Strengthening America’s Voice in a Changing World
The Case for Following Rules
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
The State of U.S. Foreign Policy After Two Years of the Biden Administration
How Will the Russian Invasion of Ukraine Affect Global Peace and Stability?
Iran: Is Reconciliation With the U.S. Possible?
Decentralized Finance as a Gateway to the Metaverse
The Prosecutor’s Art from the Streets to the Suites to the Oval Office
Advancing Nuclear Energy
Carbon Fees - The Social Costs of Carbon Emissions
Macron's Europe - or Putin's?
Post Brexit: What Now?
The Refugees in SW Florida - The Human Story
Civil War by Other Means
How Are the Great Powers Responding to Africa's Population Growth and Economic Emergence?
Lessons Learned from Fighting AIDS and Ebola in Africa. Did We Apply Them to Covid? Are We Ready for the Next Pandemic?
The Sneaky War: Russia, China, the U.S. and the Emerging Strategic Paradigm
Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: When Will We Find a Cure?
Can Dementia be Prevented? The Role of Diet and Lifestyle
Changing World: Changing Middle East
Rivers of Iron: High-Speed Railroads and Chinese Power in Southeast Asia
U.S.-China Relations: Where Are they Headed Now?
India and the World: Its Rise, Power, and Influence
Manjari Chatterjee Miller
Civics at Work
Training to Fight in the Light: Preparing to Prevail in a World Without Secrets
Paying the Price for Ignoring Latin America
Cuba and Venezuela: Holding On Against All Odds
Russia: Preparing for the Post-Putin Era
The Future of the Liberal International Order
European Security After Ukraine
Understanding Turkey — And Its Rise in the Great Power Game
Putin’s War Against Ukraine and the US/NATO System
Latin America: Is the “Red Threat” Back?
Is the West Back? Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine and the Future of the Atlantic Alliance
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