Episode 20: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: The Future of U.S.-Cuba Policy

Guest: Ambassador Charles Shapiro  Obama era Cuba policy rollbacks had begun to thaw relations with the island nation when the Trump Administration reversed some but not all of the re-opening […]

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Episode 19: Six Years Later: An Exploration into the Syrian Civil War

Guest: Faysal Itani  Faysal Itani, Resident Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council,  joined CCWA for our first Foreign Policy Forum of the Fall […]

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Episode 18: Britain, Brexit, and the U.S.

Guest: Ambassador Charles Ries  The United Kingdom is grappling with its vote to leave the European Union, the world’s most powerful international economic and political union. Ambassador Charles Ries, Vice […]

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Episode 17: Gulliver’s Troubles Revisited: A Perspective on the Future of the Middle East

Guest: Aaron David Miller  Aaron David Miller, Vice President for New Initiatives and Distinguished Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, is a well-known scholar on U.S. foreign […]

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Episode 16: Mexico: A Strategic Ally of the United States

Guest: Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne Ambassador Wayne joined CCWA to discussed the strategic importance of the United States’ relations with Mexico. Wayne served as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico from 2011 […]

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Episode 15: Spotlight on Turkey

Guest: Dr. Sinan Ciddi Sinan Ciddi is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Georgetown University, serves as the Executive Director of the Institute of Turkish Studies at Georgetown and is an […]

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Episode 13: U.S. Cyber Security and Intelligence

Guest: Jennifer Sims Jennifer Sims is a consultant on intelligence and homeland security for private corporations and the U.S. government, a member of the Senior Advisory Group to the Director […]

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Episode 14: Global Impact Award 2016

Guest: Secretary James A. Baker III The 2016 Global Impact Award honored former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III for his decades of work in international relations and his dedication […]

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Episode 12: Venezuela and Colombia: Tough Realities and Continuing Challenges for U.S. Diplomacy

Guest: Ambassador John Maisto Ambassador Maisto explored the very distinct challenges facing both Venezuela and Colombia. Economic struggles and political discontent plague Venezuela and Colombia is nearing the end of […]

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Episode 10: Jennifer Clinton

  Guest: Jennifer Clinton, President Global Ties, U.S. Jennifer Clinton joined us to discuss Citizen Diplomacy and the role of exchanges in building diplomacy and democracy. Clinton is the President of […]

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