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Alaska World Affairs Council Presents

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KSKA Public Radio (kska.org) and the Alaska World Affairs Council (alaskaworldaffairs.org) bring you a series of speakers from around the world discussing matters of politics, economics, history, culture and more. You can attend the live speaking events in Anchorage.

KSKA Public Radio (kska.org) and the Alaska World Affairs Council (alaskaworldaffairs.org) bring you a series of speakers from around the world discussing matters of politics, economics, history, culture and more. You can attend the live speaking events in Anchorage.
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Anchorage, AK

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Alaska PR

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KSKA Public Radio (kska.org) and the Alaska World Affairs Council (alaskaworldaffairs.org) bring you a series of speakers from around the world discussing matters of politics, economics, history, culture and more. You can attend the live speaking events in Anchorage.

Twitter:

@AKWorld

Language:

English

Contact:

Alaska World Affairs Council 406 G Street, suite 207 Anchorage, Alaska 99501 (907) 276-8038


Episodes

The Middle East and the Trump administration

12/1/2017
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KSKA Tuesday, Dec. 5 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing in-depth opinions on the Trump administration and its relationship with the middle east. Greg Roman, CEO of the Middle East Forum, discusses the U.S.’s current relationship with middle eastern countries and how decisions made now can have lasting effects for international relations going forward. LISTEN HERE

Duration: 00:58:57


Alaskan Entrepreneurs & the Global Market

11/20/2017
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This event brought together a number of Alaskan entrepreneurs to share ideas and their enthusiasm for trying new things. Each of the panelists for this panel discussion has tried their hand at a number of different projects and has great advice and insight for us all. LISTEN HERE

Duration: 00:58:06


The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq

11/3/2017
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KSKA: Tuesday, November 07, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re taking a look back at mistakes made in Iraq from an insider’s perspective. Emma Sky, author of “The Unraveling:High Hopes and Missed Opportunities,” and Director of the World Fellows Program at Yale University, discusses how both internal and external political forces caused the mission in Iraq to fail and created lasting instability in the whole region. LISTEN HERE

Duration: 00:58:57


Alaska’s role in a commercial space industry

10/27/2017
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KSKA Tuesday, Oct. 31 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing about Alaska’s role in the commercial space industry. We feature two distinguished guests to discuss the rapidly growing commercial space industry and Alaska’s potential role. LISTEN HERE

Duration: 00:58:57


Many Traditions, One Alaska: Teaching Alaska’s connected history

10/9/2017
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This was a discussion about the importance of teaching Alaska's history and it's connection to America's military history, race issues, and the rest of the world. LISTEN HERE

Duration: 00:54:03


Practice What You Preach: Can World Religions Coexist?

10/3/2017
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This was a conversation featuring leaders of multiple faiths and audience participation. LISTEN HERE

Duration: 01:21:12


The New NAFTA: Mexico-US Relations & Trade in the Trump Era

7/28/2017
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KSKA Tuesday, Aug. 01 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing from Ambassador Carlos García de Alba, the Consul General for Mexico in Los Angeles on “The New NAFTA: Mexico-US Relations & Trade in the Trump Era.” The ambassador shares his views on the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico. He also discusses what all of the North American countries have to gain by working together instead of moving apart. LISTEN HERE

Duration: 00:52:57


Sheila Watt-Cloutier on “The Right to Be Cold”

6/23/2017
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KSKA: Tuesday, June 27, at 2:00 p.m. The Right to Be Cold is a human story of resilience, commitment, and survival told from the unique vantage point of an Inuk woman who, in spite of many obstacles, rose from humble beginnings in the Arctic community of Kuujjuaq, Quebec. LISTEN HERE

Duration: 00:58:57


How Cool is That? Innovation in the Arctic

6/2/2017
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KSKA: Tuesday, June, 06 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Though the Arctic regions of the world are remote and less populated, there can still be plenty of innovation to be found. In this show we’ll be hearing from a number of innovators about projects under way, both here in Alaska and abroad. LISTEN HERE

Duration: 01:18:21


Europe: America’s partner, America’s problem

5/26/2017
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KSKA: Tuesday, May 30, at 2:00 p.m. This episode we’re featuring an expert on German, European, and transatlantic foreign and security policy and strategy. LISTEN HERE

China as #1: So what?

5/5/2017
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KSKA Tuesday, May 09 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re examining the future of China, and its precarious position as a developing nation. This presentation was given by Damien Ma, a political analyst, and author of the book In Line Behind a Billion People: How Scarcity Will Define China’s Ascent in the Next Decade. His talk is called “China as Number One: So What?” and examines how far China has developed over the last 35 years, and where they are headed now. LISTEN HERE

Duration: 00:58:57


The Arab fall and Egyptian politics

4/21/2017
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KSKA: Tuesday, April 25, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re learning more about politics and regional issues in Egypt. Eric Trager, the author of Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days, is the Esther K. Wagner Fellow at The Washington Institute. LISTEN HERE

Duration: 00:58:57


Military in Alaska: Past, present, and future

4/4/2017
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KSKA: Tuesday, March 07, at 2:00 p.m. This time we’re learning more about the military here in Alaska and it's influence on the state. You'll hear from two generals and their perspective on the financial situation on the state and continued growth. LISTEN NOW

Duration: 00:48:16


Intercultural Alaska: Celebrating diversity & connecting through stories

3/17/2017
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KSKA Tuesday, March 21 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re featuring a World Matters storytelling event titled “Intercultural Alaska: Celebrating Diversity & Connecting Through Stories.” Five storytellers share with us their stories of immigration, culture, heritage and integration. All of which help make Alaska such a diverse place to live. LISTEN NOW

Duration: 00:58:57


Going undercover in North Korea

3/10/2017
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KSKA: Tuesday, March, 14 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Suki Kim is a South Korean-born, American novelist and investigative journalist and the only writer ever to go live undercover in North Korea. LISTEN NOW

Duration: 00:58:57


Checkmate: Predictions on Russia’s manuevering & the U.S. response

3/7/2017
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Captain Gary (Yuri) Tabach was born in Moscow, USSR and lived there until 1976 when his family immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Upon graduation from Temple University School of Pharmacy in 1985, he was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. Captain Tabach holds the distinction of being the first Soviet-born citizen to be commissioned an officer in the Armed Forces of the United States. LISTEN NOW

Duration: 00:57:25


Islam and peace

2/10/2017
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KSKA: Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. This week we’re learning more about Islam from some of our fellow residents of Anchorage. We’ll hear from a panel of three people as they answer questions and discuss the interfaith relationships of modern religions. LISTEN NOW

Duration: 00:58:57


AWAC Presents – America’s Diplomats

1/23/2017
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After watching the film "America's Diplomats" the Alaska World Affairs Council hosted a live Q&A with Ambassador John Yates. LISTEN NOW

Duration: 00:38:23


Alaska Native Corporations in the World Economy

12/30/2016
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KSKA: Tuesday, Jan. 03, at 2:00 p.m. On the next Addressing Alaskans we'll hear from a panel discussion on Alaskan Native Corporations and their affect on the word Economy. This panel featured the CEOs of several companies speaking about what their companies are doing for the economies of Alaska, the United States and the world. LISTEN NOW

Duration: 00:45:59


Israel’s First Bedouin Diplomat, Ishmaek Khaldi, on “Israel andit’s Counter-Terrorism Stategies“

11/28/2016
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In a moderated discussion with Israel’s First Bedouin Diplomat, Ishmael Khaldi, we will explore the topic of Israel’s counter-terrorism strategies. LISTEN NOW

Duration: 00:59:54

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