Past Council Events | 2010
As a nuclear power bordered by Afghanistan, China, Iran, and India, Pakistan’s global strategic importance cannot be overstated. Pervez Musharraf was President of Pakistan at the time of the September 11 attacks and growing Muslim militancy...
The most cited economist in the world, Joseph Stiglitz served as Chief Economist of the World Bank and chaired President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisors. Always controversial, he is sharply critical of current international economic policies,
Howard Dean led the “50-State Strategy” that helped Democrats regain the White House in 2008. Karl Rove was the architect of President George W. Bush’s 2000 and 2004 presidential campaigns, as well as a critically important advisor in the White House
University of Oregon journalism Professor Dan Morrison and freelance journalist (and UO Journalism alumna) Cali Bagby recently spent a number of months embedded with the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment in Marjah, located in the Helmand Province, Afghanistan, just north of the Pakistani border.
Join Robert Ward, director of Global Forecasting for the Economist Intelligence Unit, and Jim Falk, president and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, as they discuss the many emerging countries that are—despite the global recession—experiencing unprecedented growth and attracting foreign investment.
For this special lunchtime presentation, we explore two distinct visions of Brazil, a country in transition.