International Politics

Juneau World Affairs Council

Understanding the Turmoil in the Middle East

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “Understanding the Turmoil in the Middle East” with Dr. Andy David. David is Israel’s consul general to the Pacific Northwest of the United States. He’s served Israel in various diplomatic positions domestically and abroad since 1998. His academic background is in medicine and dentistry.

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

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…

Juneau World Affairs Council

Faith-based Diplomacy: Bridging the Religious Divide

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “Faith-based Diplomacy: Bridging the Religious Divide” with Douglas Johnston. Johnston is president and founder of the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy. The nongovernmental organization’s mission is to prevent and resolve identity-based conflicts that exceed the reach of traditional diplomacy by incorporating religion as part of the solution. Recorded…

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