by Emily Gutzmer, CTWAC Fellow On April 1, 2015, Trinity College’s Patricia C. and Charles H. McGill III ’63 International Studies Fund hosted His Excellency Liu Jieyi, Chinese Ambassador to the UN. The lecture was co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Connecticut and United Technologies Corporation. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the… Continue reading China and the United Nations – In Connecticut!
The panelists touched on the development of extremist groups ISIS and Boko Haram as well as Western attention and responses to their rise.
If you have been following the news this week, there was no of escaping the horrible images and stories of a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Secretary of State, John Kerry, made clear yesterday that the U.S. government has evidence that President Assad used chemical weapons to brutally attack his own people this week. Kerry… Continue reading CRISIS in Syria
Next Wednesday, the World Affairs Council will be holding a Hot Issue Happy Hour program to answer your questions about the recent developments in Turkey, Iran, and Syria! In light of this program, we put together a blog entry with a mix of personal stories, background information, and links to learn more about the developments in… Continue reading Hot Topics in the News: From Istanbul to Tehran to Damascus