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May 2018

Summer Speaker Series: The Many Faces of Extremism

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
American Foreign Service Association, 2101 E Street NW, Washington, DC - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 20037
Washington, DC - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 20037 US
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Join us for a discussion of terrorism and other violent extremist movements with a focus on less-discussed regions such as East Africa, Central Asia and Southeast Asia. Our assembled experts will discuss aspects of extremist conflict including cyberattacks, revenge killings, and extremist returnees to the United States. The panel will also discuss some recent developments in the field of countering violent extremism.  Admission is free. Doors open at 6:00 pm for a brief reception, with the panel beginning at 6:30…

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July 2018

Summer Speaker Series: The Future of American Global Leadership

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
American Foreign Service Association, 2101 E Street NW, Washington, DC - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 20037
Washington, DC - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 20037 US
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In just one year under a new administration, the United States seems to have taken a completely different approach to policymaking with the global community. The new U.S. administration has sought to pull away from multilateral agreements and reduce involvement in international organizations. However, this shift in U.S. policy comes at a time of threatening maneuvering by countries such as Russia, China, and North Korea. As threats to the United States and its allies grow, what role will the United…

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August 2018

Debate: The Future is Crypto?

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
American Foreign Service Association, 2101 E Street NW, Washington, DC - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 20037
Washington, DC - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 20037 US
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As interest in Bitcoin and its progeny grows among businesses and governments, are cryptocurrencies on track to displace today’s reserve currencies or are they just the latest in a long history of speculative bubbles and overhyped technologies? Join us as we debate “Resolved: Cryptocurrencies are the future of the international financial system.” Audience participation is encouraged.  Admission is free. Doors open at 6:00 pm for a brief reception, with the debate starting at 6:30 pm.

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