Foreign Policy Issues Addressed

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Northern Michigan University’s Department of Political Science and Public Administration is sponsoring local viewing of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan’s “Great Decisions” series. The weekly series addressing current American foreign policy issues runs every Tuesday, Feb. 5-March 26.

Lectures will be streamed online at noon in room 1320 Jamrich. They are open to the public free of charge. The presenters and their topics are as follows:

Feb. 5: “State of the State Department,” Ambassador Barbara Stephens, president of the American Foreign Services Association.

Feb. 12: “Democracy on the Run: Dispatches from Eastern Europe,” journalist Carol Schaeffer.

Feb. 19: “Immigration Policy Beyond the Border,” Ambassador Jim Nealon, former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras.

Feb. 26: “A New Nuclear Arms Race?” Kelsey Davenport, Arms Control Association.

March 5: “China-U.S. Trade War,” Amy Celico.

March 12: “Life After the Arab Uprising and the Islamic State,” Rania Abouzeid, author of No Turning Back: Life, Loss and Hope in Wartime Syria.

March 19: “Global Cyber Threats,” Special Agent Peter Jollife, FBI cybersecurity.

March 26: “Mexico and the U.S.: Economic Ties that Bind,” Carlos Capistran, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, New York City.

For more information, call (906) 227-2019.

Prepared By

Charlie Edwards
Student Writer

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