Juneau World Affairs Council

Juneau World Affairs Council

Timeline: Palestine-Israel

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “Timeline: Palestine-Israel” with Skip Schiel. Schiel is a photographer, social justice activist and teacher. He’s documented environmental desecration, racism, poverty, oppressive regimes and more domestically and abroad.

Juneau World Affairs Council

Three minutes over Germany: Smilin’ Thru with Tony Yorba

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “Three minutes over Germany: Smilin’ Thru” with Tony Yorba. Yorba recently traveled to Germany and retraced the final fateful minutes of his father’s Oct. 14,1943, B-17 mission over the Bavarian industrial city Schweinfurt aboard the bomber Smilin’ Thru. Allied casualties during the operation were exceptionally high. Tony is the…

Juneau World Affairs Council

Finding a Future in the Middle East

When the Middle East is in the news, it can be hard to understand the context. Paul Barker traces the history of Iran and their relations with the United States with remarkable clarity and optimism. Paul Barker was most recently Country Director for Save the Children International in Afghanistan. He will share insights about opportunities…

Juneau World Affairs Council

Cyberwar and Warfare

What is cyberwar? Why doesn’t mutually assured destruction work with cyber threats? And why did all the computers in an underground nuclear facility start playing rock music at 3:00 in the morning? A fascinating exploration of how cyber attacks happen and how it affects governments and private enterprise. Lawrence Husick is Co-Chairman of the Foreign…

Juneau World Affairs Council

Greenland and the Changing Arctic: Climate, Culture and Self-Determination

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “Greenland and the Changing Arctic: Climate, Culture and Self-Determination” with Richard Caulfield. Caulfield is an author and the provost of the University of Alaska Southeast. His doctoral dissertation focused on aboriginal subsistence whaling in Greenland and cultural dynamics of natural resource use in the Arctic. This presentation was recorded…

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