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Charleston World Affairs Council

Mar 7, 2019

David Hyde, from the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), Gene Massamillo of KMA Zuckert, and Robbie Cowart of Gulfstream provide an overview on supersonic travel and other innovations in aviation which have changed and will change how we travel and experience the world. 


Feb 28, 2019

Jonathan Hillman, Senior Fellow of the Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Director of CSIS Reconnecting Asia Project, discusses China’s $1 trillion Belt and Road Initiative. What is it? What are China’s goals and objectives? What is the outlook? What...


Jan 21, 2019

Dr. Brian Ganaway of the College of Charleston, discusses how the collapse of the Russian, Austro-Hungarian, and Ottoman empires over a hundred years ago impact our world today.


Dec 14, 2018

Charleston World Affairs Council member Al Thibault discusses the current U.S.-Saudi crisis. Over the past seventy-five years, few countries have been as central to U.S. foreign policy interests as Saudi Arabia. Despite ups and downs, few issues have been as threatening to this relationship as the fall-out from the...


Nov 16, 2018

Dr. Brian Gangway explains how World War I still shapes our world a hundred years after the guns fell silent.