Recent Headline and Cultural Forum Events
Could it be that our quest for instant information has made it harder to uncover the truth and see the larger picture behind breaking events? Join veteran journalist Peter Laufer as he examines the increasingly frenetic pace of modern life and 24-hour news cycles and calls for a gradual quest for slower, more accurate news.
Panel discussion examining Sen. Wayne Morse’s legacy and current critical issues of war powers and transparency, featuring: Vietnam War historian Christian Appy, Daniel Ellsberg of the Pentagon Papers, and Lt. Col. Thuy Tran of the Oregon Air National Guard.
Join the World Affairs Council, Portland Business Alliance/Pacific Northwest International Trade Association, and the Malaysia Consulate in Portland for a summer reception with the Honorable Joseph Yun, U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia.
The use of drones continues to be a controversial issue at home and abroad, sparking a debate centering on the ethical, legal, economic and strategic implications of the use of drones. Rachel Stohl, who led a year-long task force on U.S. Drone Policy, discusses a new set of recommendations for U.S. drone policy.