CCWA Announces the 2020-2021 Richard W. Pogue Fellows

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is pleased to announce our 2020-2021 Richard W. Pogue Fellows. “This Fellowship will cultivate the next generation of globally-minded leaders in Cleveland. Their rich backgrounds and experiences made these five accomplished Fellows stand out, and we look forward to welcoming them to the CCWA family for our 2020-2021 season!” […]

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CCWA Announces the Richard W. Pogue Fellowship Program

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs Announces the 2020-2021 Richard W. Pogue Fellowship Program The Richard W. Pogue Fellowship will cultivate the next generation of globally-minded leaders in Cleveland. Our 2020-2021 fellows will have the opportunity to participate in exclusive members-only speaker forums and other programs about the most pressing international topics of our time, […]

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Venezuela: How We Got Here, and What’s Next?

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Venezuela’s rapid economic and political collapse shocked many onlookers and has led to massive street protests and uprisings. Today, a power struggle continues between Venezuelan President Maduro and opposition leader, Guaido. Dany Bahar, fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution, […]

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Turkey, a U.S. Ally Adrift: Is a Reversal Possible?

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. In recent years, Turkey has drifted away from its traditional Western allies and problems have developed in U.S.-Turkey relations, as Turkish leadership has become increasingly anti-Western. What are the prospects for Turkey’s re-democratization? How can Turkish relations with the West, including the U.S., improve? Dr. […]

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Strengthening America’s Arctic Policy at Home and Abroad

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Dr. Walter Berbrick is the founding director of the Arctic Studies Group at the U.S. Naval War College and an associate professor in the War Gaming Department. At the U.S. Naval War College, he leads research on joint and naval warfare, national security, and strategy […]

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The U.S. and Africa: Vital Interests

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Ambassador Bruce Wharton, former Ambassador to Zimbabwe, served as an officer in the Foreign Service from 1985 to 2017. His career includes assignments in Latin America, Africa, Washington, Europe, and Asia. Ambassador Wharton will join the Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss the rise […]

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NAFTA 2.0 and the Future of American Trade Policy

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Geoffrey Gertz, fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings, will join us to discuss the current United States trade agenda and the the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). How will NAFTA 2.0 effect the United States economy and our trade partners? Gertz […]

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Exploring Russia’s Role in the Middle East

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Anna Borshchevskaya is the Ira Weiner Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, where she focuses on Russia’s policy towards the Middle East. Borshchevskaya suggests that although many were surprised by Putin’s intervention in Syria, it was years in the making. Borshchevskaya will […]

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China- America’s Generational Challenge

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Roy Kamphausen is the Senior Vice President for Research at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and, in April of 2018, Roy was appointed to be a Commissioner on the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Given the changing relationship between the United States […]

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At a Crossroads: Insight Into the U.S.-Mexico Relationship

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Richard Miles is the Director of the U.S.-Mexico Futures Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Following the election of the Mexican populist Andrés Manuel López Obrador as president, and with increasing tensions along the U.S.-Mexico border, Miles will join CCFR to discuss […]

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