Sarasota

Lakewood Ranch Lectures

Global Issues 2018


Lectures are held at Cornerstone Church 14306 Covenant Way and start at 7:00 pm

Click on title for lecture summary, click on speaker name for biography.

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11 Providing for National Security in the Second Nuclear Age
Robert Gallucci
18 Africa’s Challenges and Opportunities and Why Should the United States Care?
Linda Thomas-Greenfield
25 Britain and Europe: Another Chapter of Accidents
Margaret Jay
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1 Europe - A Near-Death Experience?
Martin Walker
8 Current Issues in U.S. Intelligence
Mark Lowenthal
15 How Has President Trump Delivered for His Constituents?
Hedrick Smith
22 The Character of Chinese Power and What It Means for America
David Lampton
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1 The Heroin/Opioid Epidemic and Prescription Drug Abuse
Peter Bensinger
8 Climate Change and Stability in the Mid East and N. Africa:  Getting Hotter?
Robert Ford
15 Challenges for U.S. Middle East Policy
Dennis Ross
22 American Strategy in a Time of Terrorism
Daniel Benjamin
29 Putin, Trump, and Clinton: What Happened and What's Next?
Bob Barylski