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:  

Artificial Intelligence in the Global Balance:  Technology, Democracy, and Authoritarianism                              Lindsay Gorman, Alliance for Securing Democracy

Brexit:  How Did It Come to This and Where Do We Go from Here?                                         James Hollifield, Wilson Center Global Fellow

Climate Change, the Energy Transformation,                                                and their Impact on U.S. Leadership and                                                    National Security                                                                                                    Joe Bryan & John Morton, Atlantic Council                                                   Global Energy Center

Challenges of Making U.S. Foreign Policy Today                                 Ambassador Dennis Jet

The Implications of Peace Talks on the Women                                              of Afghanistan                                                                                             Palwasha L. Kakar, U.S. Institute of Peace

Restoring Public Confidence in U.S. Global                                  Engagement:  Is It Possible?                                                                         Nikolas K. Gvosdev, U.S. Naval War College

The Lessons of Iraq and the Future of U.S                                                   Foreign Policy
Michael Mazarr, RAND Corporation

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, 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