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World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth

Summary: Interested in International Affairs and Foreign Policy? You're in the right place! Tune in to hear audio recordings of World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth programs with internationally renowned authors and academics, ambassadors, and other great speakers.

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 Global I.Q. with The Economist - Deception: The Untold Story of East-West Espionage Today | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:23

Edward Lucas uncovers the real story of Chapman and her colleagues in Britain and America, unveiling their clandestine missions and the spy-hunt that led to their downfall. It reveals unknown triumphs and disasters of Western intelligence in the Cold War, providing the background to the new world of industrial and political espionage.

 The Art of Intelligence: Lessons From a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:55

The Art of Intelligence draws from the full arc of Crumpton’s espionage and covert action exploits to explain what America’s spies do and why their service is more valuable than ever. From his early years in Africa, where he recruited and ran sources, from loathsome criminals to heroic warriors; to his liaison assignment at the FBI, the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center, the development of the UAV Predator program, and the Afghanistan war; to his later work running all CIA clandestine operations inside the United States, he employs enthralling storytelling to teach important lessons about national security, but also about duty, honor, and love of country.

 Voices of Afghanistan from Jim Falk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:06:13

Voices of Afghanistan Jim Falk’s Insight and Interviews from Afghanistan

 Energy Realities and Opportunities | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:59

Join the Council to hear Harbert discuss our own energy reality and what we are and are not doing to face it and more importantly, what opportunities lie before us to change our energy future, create jobs and generate investment in our economy...

 Stephen Hadley - International Educator of the Year Award Luncheon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:44:51

The World Affairs Council is pleased to welcome former National Security Advisor, Stephen Hadley, as speaker for its annual International Educator of the Year Award Luncheon..

 IPS - State Department Budget Cutbacks: What Is the Effect on U.S. Foreign Policy? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:59:32

With the past economic downturn, the federal government is making cutbacks to all departments. Efforts to rein in federal spending means the State Department is reducing plans to grow its Foreign Service staff...

 Morocco's Path through the Arab Spring: Evolution with Stability | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:49

Ambassador Rachad Bouhlal was appointed as Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United States in 2011. He previously served as Ambassador to Germany, the European Union, Belgium and Luxembourg...

 Jeremi Suri - American Nation-Building: Past, Present, and Future | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:56

Dr. Jeremi Suri has spent his life researching the complex events and power dynamics that have regularly restructured our world—for example, wars, migrations, and major societal shifts. From this background, he brings us his newest book, Liberty’s Surest Guardian...

 Breakfast with His Excellency Sameh Shoukry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:58:44

..a second-generation diplomat, has been ambassador to the U.S. since 2008. He joined the Egyptian diplomatic corps in 1976. Ambassador Shoukry has served his country in many diplomatic postings, such as permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva and then to the International Organizations in Vienna, as well as ambassador to Austria..

 Global I.Q. with The Economist: Need, Speed, Greed | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:42:17 online discussion on the innovation revolution that is rocking our global economic environment. Explore how the rules of this new era, defined by Googlization, social networking and 24/7 connectivity, have, despite incredible benefits, fostered inequality resulting in movements like Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party..

 U.S. Army War College - Eisenhower National Security Panel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:33:02

National security is always of vital interest to the U.S. government, especially the military. Each action or position the government takes is carefully decided after weighing the effects of these decisions. What should America’s stance be if Iran gains a nuclear weapon?

 Paper Promises: Debt, Money, and the New World Order | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:47:21

For the past forty years western economies have splurged on debt. Now, as the reality dawns that many debts cannot be repaid, we find ourselves again in crisis. But the oncoming defaults have a time-worn place in our economic history...

 Global I.Q. with The Economist - Special Report: Pakistan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:29

In this installment of the World Affairs Council Global I.Q. with The Economist editor Simon Long discusses his forthcoming special report on Pakistan. As one of Americas’ most duplicitous allies Pakistan presents unique challenges to U.S. foreign policy including economic and military intervention in this crucial part of the world.

 China: Is Authoritarianism Compatible with Continued Economic Development? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:29

Minxin Pei is professor of government and directory of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College. Prior to this position, Pei was an adjunct senior associate in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment. His research focused on democratization in developing countries, economic reform and governance in China, and U.S.–China relations.

 MERIDIAN: JFK: The Medical Connection | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:23

The grassy knoll. The magic bullet theory. The Texas School Book Depository. All of these things remind us of Dallas’ most infamous day, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in November of 1963.


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