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2012 World Affairs Council Events

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Global IQ

Global I.Q. with The Economist - Deception: The Untold Story of East-West Espionage Today
Featuring Edward Lucas, Author, Deception; International Section Editor, The Economist
Thursday, February 9, 2012 via Live Webinar
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Harry Crumpton

The Art of Intelligence: Lessons From a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service
Featuring Henry Crumpton, Author, The Art of Intelligence; Chairman & CEO, Crumpton Group LLC
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in Dallas

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Laureate Leymah Gbowee

Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee - Women, Leadership & Human Rights
Author, Mighty Be Our Powers; Recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize; Founder and President of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa; Executive Director, Women Peace and Security Network (WIPSEN- Africa)
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 in Dallas

Sunzanne Petroni

Investing in Women's Health: The Key to Achieving Sustainable Intenational Development
Featuring Suzanne Petroni, Vice President of Global Health, Public Health Institute & Eva Burgos, Public Health Institute GoJoven-Belize Fellow
Friday, May 17, 2012 in Dallas

Karen Harbert

Energy Realities and Opportunities
Featuring Karen Harbert, President and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21st Century Energy
Monday, May 16, 2012 in Dallas

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His Excellency Rachad Bouhlal

Morocco's Path through the Arab Spring: Evolution with Stability
Featuring His Excellency Rachad Bouhlal, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to the U.S.
Thursday, May 15, 2012 in Dallas

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The Honorable Andrew Millar

2012: A GREAT Year for Britain
Featuring the Honorable Andrew Millar, Consul General of the United Kingdom
Monday, May 14, 2012 in Dallas

Franklin Cudjoe

Trade Policy, Innovation and Implications for Access to Healthcare in Emerging Economies
Featuring Franklin Cudjoe, Adjunct Fellow, Independent Institute; Executive Director, IMANI:Center for Policy and Education
Thursday, May 10, 2012 in Dallas

Bruce Jones

IPS - Bruce Jones - Nation Building: A U.S. Responsibility?
Senior Fellow and Director of the Managing Global Order Initiative, Brookings Institution; Director of the Center on International Cooperation, New York University
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 in Dallas

Marc Lynch

The Arab Uprisings: The Wave of Protest That Toppled the Status Quo and the Struggle for a New Middle East
Featuring Marc Lynch, Director, Institute for Middle East Studies, George Washington University; Editor, Middle East Channel, ForeignPolicy.com
Monday, May 7, 2012 in Dallas

Jim Falk

Meridian YP: Why We Should Care…What I learned in Afghanistan
Featuring Jim Falk, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council Dallas/Fort Worth
Thursday, May 3, 2012 in Dallas

James Wright

Those Who Have Borne the Battle: A History of America's Wars and Those Who Have Fought Them
Featuring James Wright, Author, Those Who Have Borne the Battle; President Emeritus and Eleazar Wheelock Professor of History, Dartmouth College
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 in Dallas

John Goodman

What the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Will Mean for You
Featuring John Goodman, President and CEO and Kellye Wright Fellow, National Center for Policy Analysis
Monday, April 30, 2012 in Dallas

International Educator of the Year

IPS - State Department Budget Cutbacks: What Is the Effect on U.S. Foreign Policy?
Charles Kupchan, Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Thursday, April 26, 2012 in Dallas

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Alvaro Uribe

"State of the World Address"
Featuring The Honorable Alvaro Uribe Velez,
President of Colombia from 2002 to 2010
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 in Dallas

International Educator of the Year

MERIDIAN: "VEEP"
HBO Premiere
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 in Dallas

 Ezra Vogel

Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
Featuring Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 in Dallas

DIFF

We're Not Broke
Dallas International Film Festival
Sunday, April 15, 2012 in Dallas

DIFF

Patriocracy
Dallas International Film Festival
Saturday, April 14, 2012 in Dallas

International Educator of the Year

Stephen Hadley - International Educator of the Year Award Luncheon
Former National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush and Senior Advisor for International Affairs, United States Institute of Peace
Friday, April 12, 2012 in Dallas

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Dr. Bob

Member Social - JFK: The Medical Connection
Featuring Dr. Robert McClelland, Professor Emeritus of Surgery, UT Southwestern
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 in Dallas

SamehShoukry

Breakfast with His Excellency Sameh Shoukry
Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the U.S.
Friday, April 6, 2012 in Dallas

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Dr. Bob

TEDxChange
The Big Picture
Thursday, April 5, 2012 in Dallas

Jeremi Suri

Jeremi Suri - American Nation-Building: Past, Present, and Future
Author, Liberty's Surest Guardian; Professor, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, University of Texas
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 in Dallas

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Need, Speed, Greed

Need, Speed, and Greed: How the New Rules of Innovation Can Transform Businesses, Propel Nations to Greatness, and Tame the World's Most Wicked Problems
Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Author, Need, Speed, and Greed; China Business and Finance Editor, The Economist
Friday, March 23, 2012 in Dallas

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KONY 2012

KONY 2012: The Promise of Uganda
Meridian Panel Discussion with Young Ugandans
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 in Dallas

GIQ

Global I.Q. with The Economist: Need, Speed, Greed
Featuring Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Author, Need, Speed, and Greed; China Correspondent, The Economist
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 in Dallas

GIQ

U.S. Army War College - Eisenhower National Security Panel
Featuring Students at the U.S. Army War College
Monday, March 19, 2012 in Dallas

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David Mednicoff

David Medinicoff - The Arab Spring One Year Later: Is the Bloom off the Rose?
Professor of Public Policy, University of Massachusetts
Thursday, March 15, 2012 in Dallas

GIQ

David Rothkopf - Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government ? and the Reckoning That Lies Ahead
Author, Power Inc.; President and Chief Executive Officer, Garten Rothkopf; CEO and Editor-at-Large, FP Group
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 in Dallas

Cartel

Sylvia Longmire - Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico's Drug Wars
Featuring Sylvia Longmire, Author, Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico's Drug, Wars, Captain (ret.) U.S. Air Force
Thursday, March 8, 2012 in Dallas

Cartel

Meridian YP Happy Hour: Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico's Drug Wars
Featuring Sylvia Longmire, Author, Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico's Drug, Wars, Captain (ret.) U.S. Air Force
Thursday, March 8, 2012 in Dallas

Game Change

"Game Change"
HBO Film Premiere & Discussion
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 in Dallas

GIQ

Global I.Q. with The Economist: Special Report: Financial Innovation
Featuring Andrew Palmer, Finance editor, The Economist
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 in Dallas

Honorable Jean Chretien

The Honorable Jean Chrétien - State of the World Address
Prime Minister of Canada from 1993 to 2003
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 in Dallas

Alan Murray

The Economic Forecast for 2012
Alan Murray, Deputy Managing Editor, The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 in Fort Worth

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Alan Murray

MERIDIAN YP: The Economic Forecast for 2012
Alan Murray, Deputy Managing Editor, The Wall Street Journal
Monday, February 13, 2012 in Dallas

Philip Coggan

Paper Promises: Debt, Money, and the New World Order
Philip Coggan, Buttonwood Columnist and Capital Markets Editor, The Economist
Friday, February 10, 2012 in Dallas

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Global IQ

Global I.Q. with The Economist - Special Report: Pakistan
Free Interactive Webinar with Simon Long
Thursday, February 9, 2012 via Live Webinar
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Minxin Pei

Minxin Pei - China: Is Authoritarianism Compatible with Continued Economic Development?
Professor of Government and the Director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies, Claremont McKenna College
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 in Dallas

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Gregg Jones

Honor in the Dust: Theodore Roosevelt, War in the Philippines, and the Rise and Fall of America’s Imperial Dream
Gregg Jones, Author and Former Investigative Reporter, The Dallas Morning News
Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Paula Broadwell

Paula Broadwell - All In: The Education of General David Petraeus
Author, All In: The Education of General David Petraeus
Thursday, February 3, 2012 in Fort Worth

Paula Broadwell

Paula Broadwell - All In: The Education of General David Petraeus
Author, All In: The Education of General David Petraeus
Thursday, February 2, 2012 in Dallas

Yousef Al Otaiba

His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba - The U.A.E. and the U.S.: Economic Partners, Strategic Allies
Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the U.S.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Gary Doer

His Excellency Gary Doer - Canada & the US -- A Strategic Partnership for the 21st Century
Ambassador of Canada to the U.S.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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JFK

MERIDIAN: JFK: The Medical Connection
Dr. Robert Nelson McClelland, Professor Emeritus, Surgery, UT Southwestern and Gary Mack, 6th Floor Museum Curator
Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Global IQ

Global I.Q. with The Economist - Special Report: State Capitalism
Free Interactive Webinar with Adrian Wooldridge
Friday, January 20, 2012 via Live Webinar
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Ambassador Frank Wisner

New Reality of Risk in Global Business
Ambassador Frank Wisner, Foreign Affairs Advisor, Patton Boggs and Former Ambassador
Thursday, January 19, 2012

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William Shawcross

Justice and the Enemy: Nuremberg, 9/11, and the Trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
William Shawcross, Journalist and Author of Queen and Country, The Shah’s Last Ride, and Deliver Us From Evil
Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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