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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Suez Canal and Fragility of Global Shipping

APRIL 12, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we share our conversation on global shipping, explore why the Arctic matters so much and applaud the recent unearthing of an ancient Egyptian city. Weekly Episode On our latest episode — Elisabeth Braw, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, joins the Council to discuss the fragility of the… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Suez Canal and Fragility of Global Shipping

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: China’s Digital Currency

APRIL 5, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we share our conversation on China’s digital currency, observe what the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict teaches the military about drones and interview our Education Assistant this Spring, Hailey! Weekly Episode On our latest episode — Yaya J. Fanusie, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, sits down… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: China’s Digital Currency

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The Domestic Extremist Threat: Recap & Review

Domestic homegrown terrorism is on the rise as of late. In the United States, Americans have been wondering— what are the roots of this homegrown violence?  On Wednesday, March 11th, the Council spoke with Seamus Hughes, Deputy Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University, about the threat of domestic terrorism. Hughes is… Continue reading The Domestic Extremist Threat: Recap & Review

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: New Young Professionals Series!

MARCH 29, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we announce a new Young Professionals series! We also look at spirituality around the world and comment on the high-demand, exclusive nature of vaccines in this week’s cartoon. Announcing: Young Professionals Series Calling all Young Professionals — The Council is excited to announce a series of upcoming Young Professionals… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: New Young Professionals Series!

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Ireland-U.S. Economic Partnership

MARCH 22, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we share our conversation on U.S.-Ireland economic and trade relations. We also look at how the Amazon rainforest impacts foreign policy and reflect on a year in lockdown. Weekly Episode On our latest episode — Harry Lester, Economic Counsellor at the Embassy of Ireland, celebrates Saint Patrick’s… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Ireland-U.S. Economic Partnership

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Myanmar Coup & Threats to Democracy

MARCH 15, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we share our conversation on Myanmar with Ambassador Derek Mitchell, examine the declining market for secrets, and see how a cellist spreads joy in quarantine. Weekly Episode On our latest episode — Ambassador Derek Mitchell, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar from 2012-2016 and President… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Myanmar Coup & Threats to Democracy

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Happy International Women’s Day!

MARCH 8, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we celebrate International Women’s Day 2021! From women’s global leadership through the COVID crisis, to their unprecedented accomplishments in Chilean politics and their bravery in the Syrian conflict, we highlight how women of all ages and backgrounds are changing the world in their wake. Weekly Episode Special… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Happy International Women’s Day!

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: The Iran Deal

MARCH 1, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we look at U.S.-Saudi relations, the 2011 Fukushima disaster and NASA’s successful rover landing on Mars. Weekly Episode On our latest episode — Dr. Trita Parsi, co-founder and executive vice president of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, joins Megan Torrey, to talk about the Iran Nuclear Deal, America’s… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: The Iran Deal

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Combating International Human Trafficking

FEBRUARY 22, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we explore how to combat conspiracy and human trafficking, highlight the U.S. rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement, and recommend a recipe for Purim cookies. Weekly Episode On our latest episode — Heather Fischer is a senior advisor for human trafficking in the Philanthropy sector, who most recently served as the… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Combating International Human Trafficking

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Feminist Foreign Policy

FEBRUARY 15, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we bring you an explanation of a feminist foreign policy agenda and analysis if the U.S. needs one. We also cover the political turmoil in Haiti, learn from a family that left North Korea and comment on what your dog(s) are thinking while you chat on Zoom.… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Feminist Foreign Policy