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Recent Developments on Sudan & US Foreign Policy

Recent Developments on Sudan & US Foreign Policy

 
 
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In this episode, Andy Burnett discusses his visits to Sudan, the role of the Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, and his visits to Khartoum & Addis Ababa.

Why Nationalist Movements Succeed and Fail – An Author Interview

Why Nationalist Movements Succeed and Fail – An Author Interview

 
 
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Peter Krause sat down with Anna to talk about his new book, Rebel Power: Why National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win during his visit to Pittsburgh in March 2018. 

The Role of Immigrants in Reviving the Great Lakes Region

The Role of Immigrants in Reviving the Great Lakes Region

 
 
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Angelica talks to Kate Brick from New American Economy about their new report: New Americans – The Role of Immigrants in Reviving the Great Lakes Region.

From Pittsburgh to the World: Interview with a Foreign Service Specialist

From Pittsburgh to the World: Interview with a Foreign Service Specialist

 
 
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Dale Giovengo joined us to discuss his experience leaving a successful 36-year career with Giant Eagle to join the Foreign Service.  Motivated by the events of September 11, 2001, he wanted to serve his country and was not able to join the military so he decided to join the Foreign Service in 2006 as a … Read More

Middle East Meltdown – Causes and Consequences: An Interview with Ambassador Ryan Crocker

Middle East Meltdown – Causes and Consequences: An Interview with Ambassador Ryan Crocker

 
 
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Ambassador Ryan Crocker visited Pittsburgh in April 2018 for a series of Council programs engaging students and the greater Pittsburgh community in a dialogue addressing the current state of affairs in the Middle East.  Here, he continues the discussion with Angélica, offering his unique insight as a diplomat with nearly four decades of experience in the region. 

Beyond Brexit: The British Consul General Shares His Perspective

Beyond Brexit: The British Consul General Shares His Perspective

 
 
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Our CEO Angélica Ocampo sits down with the British Consul General in NY to discuss Brexit and what’s next for the United Kingdom, with an emphasis on trade opportunities and the UK’s perspective about the special relationship between the USA and the UK.

The Future of US-Pakistan Relations: An Interview With The Current Ambassador

The Future of US-Pakistan Relations: An Interview With The Current Ambassador

 
 
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The Ambassador of Pakistan to the USA, H.E. Mr Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, visited Pittsburgh in February 2018 for an armchair discussion on the future of US-Pakistan relations. Angélica had the chance to sit down with him while he was here.

Women Trailblazers in the Military: Forging A New Path

Women Trailblazers in the Military: Forging A New Path

 
 
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Lieutenant Colonel Lisa Lamb talks with Anna about her career as a female military officer.

The South China Sea: Perspectives from a U.S. Naval Commander

The South China Sea: Perspectives from a U.S. Naval Commander

 
 
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Commander Brett W. Holdiman, US Navy, joins us from the US Army War College to share his expertise on the South China Sea conflict.

ISIS Degraded: Looking Ahead To A Dynamic Terror Threat

ISIS Degraded: Looking Ahead To A Dynamic Terror Threat

 
 
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Tom Sanderson and Seth Jones sit down with Anna to discuss the dynamic threat of ISIS, the presence of foreign fighters in overseas conflicts, and the risks of “home grown” terrorism.