Recent Programs

February 2013

Dave Krofssik, Thalia Jeffres, and Phill Shull greeted Molly Williamson (third from left), of the Middle East Institute, before her speech to the Wichita Foreign Relations Committee in February 2013.

Below is a list of some recent topics and speakers who have visited the Wichita Committee on Foreign Relations:

The Migration Disconnect:  Why Central Americans Will Keep Heading to the U.S.
Stephanie Leutert, Robert S. Strauss Center for International Law and Security

The Atlantic Alliance and the Role of NATO
Michael John Williams, Director of the International Relations Program and Professor of European
Studies and History at New York Univ.

Brexit and the Changing Environment
In Europe
Jan Surotchak, International Republican
Institute

Three Views of U.S. Trade Policy
Andrea Durkin, Center for Strategic
and International Studies

Russia Friend or Foe
Stacy Closson, Kennan Institute

U.S.-Cuban Relations
Ambassador Vicki Huddleston

U.S.-Turkey Relations
Blaise Mysztal, Bipartisan Policy Center

What’s Next for Africa
Steve Feldstein,Carnegie Endowment

Palestinian Politics
Grant Rumley, Foundation for the
Defense of Democracy

North Korea on the Brink
Patrick Cronin, Center for New
American Security

Afghanistan:  America’s Longest War
Ambassador Omar Samad

Peace & Conflict in East Africa:
Successes & Challenges
Jackie Wilson, Sr. Program Officer,
U.S. Institute of Peace