October 26 Luncheon – Mr. Daniel Loftin, Central Intelligence Agency, ret., “Realities of Dealing with Russia”
Ali Wyne is a senior analyst with Eurasia Group’s Global Macro-Geopolitics practice, focusing on US-China relations and great-power competition. He has served as a junior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a research assistant at the Belfer Center … Read More
Mr. Thom Shanker was named director of the Project for Media and National Security in June 2021, after a nearly quarter-century career with The New York Times, including 13 years as Pentagon correspondent covering the Department of Defense, overseas combat … Read More
At the direction of King Philippe of Belgium, former Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations Chairman, Alfred Welsh, has recently been made an officer in Belgium’s Order of Leopold, which is one of that country’s oldest and highest-ranking Orders. Al was … Read More
Mr. Vangala Ram is an intelligence and Foreign Service professional. He retired from the U.S. Foreign Service as a Senior FSO recently after a distinguished twenty-seven year career, earning a number of awards along the way. Mr. Ram’s tours in … Read More
Robert Sutter has been Professor of Practice of International Affairs at the Elliott School of George Washington University since 2011. He also served as Director of the School’s main undergraduate program, involving over 2,000 students, from 2013-2019. Before that, he … Read More
Mr. Steven Feldstein is receiving the 2023 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for his book The Rise of Digital Repression: How Technology Is Reshaping Power, Politics and Resistance (Oxford University Press, 2021). In his book Feldstein examines how … Read More
April 13 – Dinner Meeting, Vincenzo’s: Dr. Robert Sutter, Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University, on U.S.-China relations.
March 29 – Luncheon Meeting, Louisville Boat Club: Mr. Steven Feldstein, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, winner of the 2023 Grawemeyer World Order Award, on digital repression.
Ambassador William B. Taylor is vice president, Europe and Russia, at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Among his many posts, Ambassador Taylor served as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine from 2006 to 2009, in the George W. Bush and Barack … Read More