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Charleston World Affairs Council

Dec 12, 2019

Greg Poling of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington discusses China's island by island move into the South China Sea. Some analysts seek darkly of Beijing's long term ambitions. Should we be concerned?


Nov 23, 2019

Charleston World Affairs Council member George Pope recently attended the subject conference in Washington DC. Herein is his "trip report."


Nov 5, 2019

Ambassador Kenneth Yalowitz discusses the Arctic, where due to climate change, the ice cap melts year by year. The result: new shipping lanes; interest in developing oil and mineral resources; opening ports on long frozen islands; expansion and possible militarization of existing ports. The changing Arctic thus...


Oct 31, 2019

Charleston World Affairs Council member George Pope discusses the Kurds, the largest ethnic group in the Middle East, and perhaps the world, who don't have a country. Pope discusses Kurdish history and why the Kurds are always, seemingly, the odd man out in the Middle East.


Oct 5, 2019

Jarrett Blanc, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington D.C. discusses Afghanistan: After 18 years, could there be hope on the horizon on ending the 'Endless War' in Afghanistan? The Reality: Anything but Easy!