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Dispatch from Afghanistan: Zaher Wahab

Dispatch from Afghanistan: Zaher WahabAfter 40 years at Lewis & Clark College, Zaher Wahab, a professor of education, returned to his native Afghanistan, to live and work full time in Kabul. Join us for a first-person, front-lines look at the crisis that continues to threaten Afghan security and civil society. Read More ››

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Friday Forum: The FCC and the Future of Net Neutrality with Senator Ron Wyden & David Olson

The FCC and the Future of Net NeutralitySenator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and David Olson, Past Director of the Portland Cable Office, discuss the FCC’s attempt to roll net neutrality and what that means for Oregonians and the world. Copresented by City Club of Portland and the World Affairs Council of Oregon Read More ››

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Keith Luse: Mutual Understanding with North Korea - Is it a Bridge Too Far?

Keith Luse: Building Bridges with North KoreaWith US talk of tougher sanctions, more pressure and possible military action with North Korea, Keith Luse, executive director of the National Committee on North Korea, explores what is on the horizon for relations between the two countries. Read More ››

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Peter Laufer/Gabriela Martínez: On The Fence – Border Culture & Spanglish

Now matter how high a wall and no matter who pays for it, determined travelers on both sides historically figure out how to make the border porous or disappear completely. One crucial wall-busting tool is language. Read More ››

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The World...In General: Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun on North Korea Policy

Join WAC, Portland State University’s Office of International Affairs and Institute for Asian Studies, and the Oregon Consular Corps for this engaging, multipart series highlighting the work of Consul Generals and diplomats from across the Pacific Rim Read More ››

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