Past Events


Tuesday October 23, 2018
Dr. Mia Bloom
Professor of Communication at Georgia State University
Small Arms: Children and Terrorism
PB- Colony

Tuesday November 13, 2018
Dr. Michael Wahid Hanna
Senior Fellow at the Century Foundation
Rethinking U.S. Egypt Relations
PB- Colony

Tuesday December 4, 2018
Dr. Mehmet Gurses
Chastain Johnston Middle East Studies Distinguished Professor at FAU
Turkey – U.S. Relations at Crossroads: Challenges Ahead
PB- Colony

Tuesday December 18, 2018
Gordon Chang (WAC Members Only)
Author, Columnist and Television Commentator
Trump, China and North Korea : War or Peace?

Tuesday January 8, 2019
Brian Fonseca
Director Jack D. Gordon for Public Policy at Florida International University
U.S. – Mexico Relations Under Trump and Mexican President AMLO
PB- Colony

Tuesday January 22, 2019
Heather Conley
Director of the Europe Program at CSIS
All Is Not Quiet On The European Front
PB- Colony

Tuesday February 19, 2019
Dr. Amy Searight
Indonesia, ASEAN and the Indo-Pacific
PB- Colony

Saturday, February 23, 2019
Academic WorldQuest 2019
International Quiz Competition for High Schools
The Palmer Auditorium Building
Keiser University, West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Monday March 4, 2019
Dr. Allen Lynch
Professor University of Virginia
Putin, Trump and the Trajectory of American-Russian Relations
PB- Colony

Tuesday March 19, 2019
Klon Kitchen
Sr Research Fellow: Technology, National Security & Science Policy at Heritage
The 3 Megatrends Defining America’s National CyberSecurity
PB- Colony

Tuesday April 9, 2019
Javier El-Hage
Chief Legal Officer at the Human Rights Foundation
Venezuela’s Descent into Dictatorship
PB- Colony


Tuesday October 24, 2017
Professor Eytan Gilboa
The Future of U.S. – Israel Relations

Tuesday November 14, 2017
Dr. Kent Calder
U.S. and the Japan/ South Korea Alliance

Tuesday December 5, 2017
Ribal Al Assad
Syria, the Emergence of a New Middle East and the New Cold War

Tuesday December 19, 2017
Stephen Moore
The U.S. Economy and the Trump Agenda

Tuesday January 9, 2018
Dr. Theodore Roosevelt Malloch
The US and Europe in an Age of Uncertainty

Tuesday January 23, 2018
Heather A. Conley
Realpolitik or Ice-Politik? Understanding Today’s Arctic


Tuesday February 20. 2018
Dr. Andrew Kahn
The New India: Narendra Modi and the Rise of Hindu Nationalism.

Saturday February 24, 2018
Academic Worldquest
International Quiz Competition for High Schools
Keiser University, West Palm Beach 33409

Tuesday March 6, 2018
Dr. Varun Sivaram
Supercharging Solar: Innovation & Earth’s Most Abundant Energy Source

Tuesday March  20,, 2018
Randy Pestana
Corruption and Conflict in Central America

Tuesday April 10, 2018
Dr. Nicholas Papanicolaou
Is Islam Compatible with the U.S. Constitution?



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