• Join the Council as Philippe Le Corre discusses China's Offensive in Europe on October 12.

  • Join the Council in conversation with Gen. David H. Petraeus (US Army, Retired) on September 30.

  • Join the Council in discussion with best-selling author Parag Khanna about his newest book, Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization on October 24.

  • NSA Director from 1999 - 2005, General Michael Hayden, joins the Council to discuss American intelligence in the age of terror on October 5.

  • David Priess joins the Council to discuss the untold story of intelligence briefings of America's President in his new book, The President's Book of Secrets, on October 20.

 

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The Results are in!
Thanks to modern technology, the Council was able to quickly poll our audience about the First Presidential Debate at our watch party at Angelika Film Center - Dallas on Monday, September 26. More than 140 people had the opportunity to respond.

Pre-debate Results
Do presidential debates change opinions?
Yes 74%
No 26%

Which candidate are you supporting?
Donald J. Trump 34%
Hillary Clinton 36%
Gary Johnson 8%
Jill Stein 0%
Undecided 21%

Post-debate results
Did the debate change your mind?
Yes 15%
No 85%

Which candidate are you supporting?
Donald J. Trump 31%
Hillary Clinton 44%
Gary Johnson 8%
Jill Stein 0%
Undecided 17%

This audience poll included non-members and members of the non-partisan World Affairs Council.

No candidate or party was involved in the planning of the event. A vice presidential debate is scheduled October 4 and presidential debates are scheduled October 9 and 19. Election Day is November 8.

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Gen. David H. Petraeus (US Army, Retired)

Oct

5

General Michael Hayden - American Intelligence in the Age of Terror

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12

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Oct

20

David Priess - The President's Book of Secrets - McKinney

Oct

20

His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba - Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States

Oct

21

David Priess - The President's Book of Secrets - Dallas

Oct

24

Parag Khanna - Mapping the Future of Global Civilization

Oct

25

His Excellency Gérard Araud - Ambassador of France to the United States

Nov

3

Kati Marton - True Believer: Stalin's Last American Spy

Nov

16

Bob Woodward - The 2016 Election and What It Means for America

Dec

6

Douglas Smith - Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs

Dec

7

Global Forum and Contributors' Cirlce Members: Ambassador Thomas Pickering

Dec

8

Fall 2016 Member Open House

Dec

12

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer - Fort Worth

Dec

13

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer - Dallas

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2015 International Education Program Highlights:

  • 1,900 teachers attended impacting 270K students
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  • 103 speakers to schools/ 8 videoconferences
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  • 250+ teachers at workshops including Choices, Global Classroom, World Religion, Great Decisions, etc.
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  • DFW WorldQuest students won third at nationals
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13

2016 International Career Day

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13

Meridian Young Professionals: Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Hoedown

 

 

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