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    Virtual Discussion

    Journey to Self-Reliance: A New Approach

    with Ambassador Mark Green

    Executive Director of the The McCain Institute for International Leadership

    From aid recipients to partners to fellow donors, Ambassador Mark Green discusses the new plan for American foreign assistance.

    About Ambassador Mark Green

    Ambassador Mark Green (ret.) serves as the executive director of the McCain Institute for International Leadership, an action-oriented policy institution dedicated to advancing character-driven leadership based on security, economic opportunity, freedom and human dignity.

    Prior to joining the McCain Institute, from August 2017 to April 2020, Green served as administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Known for an approach he named the “Journey to Self-Reliance,” Green helped transform the agency with a new metrics-based, country-by-country framework, USAID’s first-ever private sector engagement policy, sweeping reform of partnership and procurement policies, innovative education assistance for children abroad living in crisis and conflict, a comprehensive effort to protect religious liberty, and a new fund for the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative.

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    Registration

    FREE for PCFR Members

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    Schedule

    Tuesday, October 27, 2020

    12:00 pm-1:15 pm PDT

    Venue

    Zoom Meeting

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    • 28 Oct 2020
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    Great Decisions Virtual Discussion: 

    Artificial Intelligence & Data

    Moderated by Nicole Magney, Public Policy & Communications Manager, Acronis SCS

    Event Details

    Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm PDT

    Virtual Zoom Meeting 

    Meeting login details will be shared in the registration confirmation email.

    Cost: Free to Members. Participants need to purchase the Great Decisions Briefing Book.

    Each session is limited to 20 participants.


    How to Participate

    1. Register to attend virtually

    2. Purchase the Briefing Book if you have not already

    3. Watch the topic video

    4. Join us for the Virtual Discussion


    Purchasing the Briefing Book


    Participants in the Great Decisions Virtual Discussion Series will need to order the Briefing Book that covers all 8 topics. Order the book as soon as possible as it could take up to a week to receive it after purchase. The cost is $32 for the entire Briefing Book.  


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    About the Topic: Artificial Intelligence & Data


    Policymakers in many countries are developing plans and funding research in artificial intelligence (AI). Global growth is slowing, and not surprisingly, many policymakers hope that AI will provide a magic solution. The EU, Brazil, and other Western countries have adopted regulations that grant users greater control over their data and require that firms using AI be transparent about how they use it. Will the U.S. follow suit? Learn more about the topic by watching this video.

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    About the Moderator

    Nicole MagneyPublic Policy & Communications Manager, Acronis SCS

    As Public Policy & Communications Manager for Scottsdale-based Acronis SCS, Nicole is helping build public and policymaker awareness of artificial intelligence applications for better securing software supply chains. Prior to moving to Arizona last year, Nicole worked on Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' staff, where she researched and wrote on the full spectrum of national security topics, including AI/machine learning and other emerging technologies.

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    Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the video and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. 

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    • 30 Oct 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM (PDT)
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    October Reading Group

    The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties

    By Jonathan Kaufman

    Schedule


    Friday, October 30, 2020

    7:30 - 9:00 am PDT

    Venue

    Online Zoom Meeting

    About the Book

    At our last session we reviewed Michael Pillsbury’s book, The 100 Year Marathon. In this book, Pillsbury argues that in 1949 Mao developed a 100 year plan for China to achieve international dominance. For our October session, PCFR will look back on Chinese history reviewing the history of Shanghai and other cities along China’s coast from the last part of the 19th century to the present. The Last Kings of Shanghai examines the lives of two Jewish families, the Sassoons and the Kadoories, who, due to anti-Semitism, were forced out of Bagdad (what used to be called ancient Babylon) and eventually ended up in China.

    Jonathan Kaufman, the author, a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter for thirty years at the Boston Globe where he covered the massacre in Tiananmen Square, the China bureau chief for the WSJ, currently director of the School of Journalism at Northeastern University in Boston and the 1997 and author of A Hole in the Heart of the World, Being Jewish in Eastern Europe, according to historian Roger Lowenstein) “…mines a rich vein of untold history that knits together the Jewish diaspora with the stirrings of revolution in China. The improbable saga of the Sassoon family reads like an eastern and Sephardic companion to the story of the Warburgs.” In this book, we follow the forced anti -Semitic personal and commercial exile of the Sassoons from Bagdad to Bombay India to Shanghai China. We follow their exploits from the Opium trade, the fall of the Chinese emperor, the rise and fall of the Chinese Nationalist Party of Sun Yat-sen and Chiang Kai shek , the loss of family wealth with the rise of the Communist Party and their ultimate wealth retrieval.

    Along the way, another Bagdad family, the Kadoories tutored by the Sassoon family, later split from the Sassoons, to create their own business dynasty, which eventually rivaled the Sassoon family along Chinese coastal cities south of Shanghai. The Kadoories avoided the opium business trade and concentrated in real estate development and utilities. The story has its twists and turns as these families built enormous wealth for themselves and for certain income groups in China. Needing financial assistance, the families created hugely successful financial institutions like the Shanghai Bank later to be called HSBC.

    Amy Kadoorie, having strong relations with Sun Yat-sen, was capable of encouraging Sun to support the 1917 Balfour Declaration that led to the founding of the state of Israel. Losing most of their wealth when the communists took power, the families fled to Hong Kong and, like Shanghai, built a commercially thriving economy.

    The Sassoons helped thousands of Jews forced out of Europe due to the Holocaust. According to the author, the Sassoons were not as sensitive to the Chinese as to the plight of the Jews from Europe. The cultural model for these Jewish families was not China , but the British empire, Shanghai was a glamorous city which attracted the rich and the famous all over the world to its marvelous commercial streets and famous hotels. The rich had its splendor, but as Emily Hahn, the lover of Victor Sassoon, the family’s infamous playboy said, the city’s wealth sat on a “heap of underfed coolies”. The Kadoories, on the other hand, were a more reformist family aiding the Chines people during the Communist rule.

    What a story!

    This history of families reads like a novel and I am sure you will be fascinated with the journey. What makes the PCFR sessions so fascinating and so valuable, is that many book review members have years of experience living and working in places like China and can give first -hand personal insight that can rarely be acquired elsewhere.

    Don’t miss our next exciting ZOOM book review!

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    • 17 Nov 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (MST)
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    Great Decisions Virtual Discussion: 

    U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle

    Moderated by Michael Patterson

    Event Details

    Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm MST

    Virtual Zoom Meeting 

    Meeting login details will be shared in the registration confirmation email.

    Cost: Free to Members. Participants need to purchase the Great Decisions Briefing Book.

    Each session is limited to 20 participants.


    How to Participate

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    2. Purchase the Briefing Book if you have not already

    3. Watch the topic video

    4. Join us for the Virtual Discussion


    Purchasing the Briefing Book


    Participants in the Great Decisions Virtual Discussion Series will need to order the Briefing Book that covers all 8 topics. Order the book as soon as possible as it could take up to a week to receive it after purchase. The cost is $32 for the entire Briefing Book.  


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    About the Topic: U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle


    Combatting illegal immigration has become a priority of the Trump administration. The Northern Triangle of Central America, made up of Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, is a special target of the administration, which hold the nations responsible for the large flow of migrants from Latin America to the U.S. With funds from the U.S. cut, how can the Northern Triangle countries curtail migration? Learn more about the topic by watching this video.

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    • 19 Nov 2020
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    Virtual Discussion


    Ambassador William J. Burns

    President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

    Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State


    Ambassador William J. Burns, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, has argued that the post-pandemic world poses a massive test for American statecraft. In this virtual armchair discussion, Ambassador Burns will draw on his distinguished career as an American diplomat, and his best-selling book, The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for its Renewal, to discuss this make-or-break moment for America and its role in the world.



    Moderated by

    David A. Merkel

    Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies

    Registration

    FREE for PCFR Members

    $10 for Non-Members


    Schedule

    Thursday, November 19, 2020

    12:00 pm-1:15 pm MT

    Venue

    Zoom Meeting

    The link for this webinar will be sent via email prior to the event.



    About Amb. Burns


    Ambassador Bill Burns is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and author of The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for its Renewal. He retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in 2014 after a thirty-three-year diplomatic career. He holds the highest rank in the Foreign Service, Career Ambassador, and is only the second serving career diplomat in history to become Deputy Secretary of State. Prior to his tenure as Deputy Secretary, Ambassador Burns served as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from 2008 to 2011, Ambassador to Russia from 2005 to 2008, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs from 2001 to 2005, and Ambassador to Jordan from 1998 to 2001.

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    About the Book

    The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for its Renewal by Ambassador William J. Burns

    “Bill Burns is a treasure of American diplomacy.”—Hillary Clinton

    “The Back Channel shows how diplomacy works, why it matters, and why its recent demise is so tragic.”—Walter Isaacson, author of Leonardo da Vinci

    Over the course of more than three decades as an American diplomat, William J. Burns played a central role in the most consequential diplomatic episodes of his time—from the bloodless end of the Cold War to the collapse of post–Cold War relations with Putin’s Russia, from post–9/11 tumult in the Middle East to the secret nuclear talks with Iran.

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    • 02 Dec 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (MST)
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    Virtual Discussion

    The Global Democratic Recession: How We Can Reverse It

    with

    Larry Diamond, MA, PhD

    Stanford University

    This presentation will review the more than decade-long trend of declining freedom and democracy in the world, and how we can work to reverse the authoritarian trend and renew democratic progress and hope.

    Larry Diamond is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) and a Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education at Stanford University. His is also professor by courtesy of Political Science and Sociology at Stanford. He leads the Hoover Institution’s programs on China’s Global Sharp Power and on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific Region.

    At FSI, he leads the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy, based at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, which he directed for more than six years. He also co-leads with (Eileen Donahoe) the Global Digital Policy Incubator, based at FSI’s Cyber Policy Center. He is the founding coeditor of the Journal of Democracy and also serves as senior consultant at the International Forum for Democratic Studies of the National Endowment for Democracy.

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    Registration

    FREE for PCFR Members

    $10 for Non-Members


    Schedule

    Wednesday, December 2, 2020

    12:00 pm-1:15 pm MT

    Venue

    Zoom Meeting

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    • 04 Dec 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM (MST)
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    December Reading Group


    Angrynomics

    By Mark Blyth and Eric Lonergan

    Schedule


    Friday, December 4, 2020

    7:30 - 9:00 am MST

    Venue

    Online Zoom Meeting

    About the Book

    Why are measures of stress and anxiety on the rise when economists and politicians tell us we have never had it so good? While statistics tell us that the vast majority of people are getting steadily richer, the world most of us experience day in and day out feels increasingly uncertain, unfair, and ever more expensive. In Angrynomics, Mark Blyth and Eric Lonergan explore the rising tide of anger, sometimes righteous and useful, sometimes destructive and ill-targeted, and propose radical new solutions for an increasingly polarized and confusing world. Angrynomics is for anyone wondering, where the hell do we go from here?

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    • 10 Dec 2020
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    Virtual Discussion

    Angrynomics


    with

    Mark Blyth

    Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs,

    Brown University

    Mark Blyth is the William R. Rhodes ’57 Professor of International Economics, at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, at Brown University. Before becoming an academic Blyth has been variously, a stand-up comedian, a chef, and a funk bass player. Realizing that such pursuits where long shots at best, he finished his PhD. in political science at Columbia University in 1999. He then joined the Johns Hopkins University before moving to Brown University in 2009.

    His research focuses upon the causes of stability and change in the economy and why people continue to believe stupid economic ideas despite buckets of evidence to the contrary. The power of economic ideas is a common theme in Blyth’s work, as seen in his recent award winning Book, Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea (New York: Oxford University Press 2015); The Future of the Euro (New York: Oxford University Press 2015), and in his most recent book Angrynomics (New York: Columbia University Press 2020).

    Blyth contributes to several Podcasts, and his lectures and talks on YouTube have been viewed by millions. Literally. When not writing, he still likes to cook, and he recently has become a serious cocktail mixologist, which eases the pain of the stuff he writes about.


    Registration

    FREE for PCFR Members

    $10 for Non-Members


    Schedule

    Thursday, December 10, 2020

    12:00 pm-1:15 pm MT

    Venue

    Zoom Meeting

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    • 15 Dec 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (MST)
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    Great Decisions Virtual Discussion: 

    Red Sea Security

    Moderated by Charles Blum

    Event Details

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm MST

    Virtual Zoom Meeting 

    Meeting login details will be shared in the registration confirmation email.

    Cost: Free to Members. Participants need to purchase the Great Decisions Briefing Book.

    Each session is limited to 20 participants.


    How to Participate

    1. Register to attend virtually

    2. Purchase the Briefing Book if you have not already

    3. Watch the topic video

    4. Join us for the Virtual Discussion


    Purchasing the Briefing Book


    Participants in the Great Decisions Virtual Discussion Series will need to order the Briefing Book that covers all 8 topics. Order the book as soon as possible as it could take up to a week to receive it after purchase. The cost is $32 for the entire Briefing Book.  


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    About the Topic: Red Sea Security

    The Red Sea has remained vital for global trade since the time of ancient Egypt. Once home to the spice trade, the Red Sea now sees millions of barrels of oil a day transported across its waters. With major nations like China, France, Italy, and the U.S. building large ports and bases in the region, what does the future of the region look like? How important is Red Sea security for global security? Can the region be a place of global cooperation? Learn more about the topic by watching this video

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    • 22 Jan 2021
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    January Reading Group


    Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir

    By Madeleine Albright

    Schedule


    Friday, January 22, 2021

    7:30 - 9:00 am MST

    Venue

    Online Zoom Meeting

    About the Book

    In this revealing, funny, and inspiring memoir, seven-time New York Times bestselling author and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright—among the world’s most admired and tireless public servants—reflects on the challenge of continuing one’s career far beyond the normal age of retirement.

    In 2001, when Madeleine Albright was leaving office as America’s first female secretary of state, interviewers asked her how she wished to be remembered. “I don’t want to be remembered,” she answered. “I am still here and have much more I intend to do. As difficult as it might seem, I want every stage of my life to be more exciting than the last.”

    In that time of transition, the former Secretary considered the possibilities: she could write, teach, travel, give speeches, start a business, fight for democracy, help to empower women, campaign for favored political candidates, spend more time with her grandchildren. Instead of choosing one or two, she decided to do it all. For nearly twenty years, Albright has been in constant motion, navigating half a dozen professions, clashing with presidents and prime ministers, learning every day. Since leaving the State Department, she has blazed her own trail—and given voice to millions who yearn for respect, regardless of gender, background, or age.

    Hell and Other Destinations reveals this remarkable figure at her bluntest, funniest, most intimate, and most serious. It is the tale of our times anchored in lessons for all time, narrated by an extraordinary woman with a matchless zest for life.

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      • 19 Feb 2021
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      February Reading Group


      Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of The American Century

      by George Packer

      Schedule


      Friday, February 19, 2021

      7:30 - 9:00 am MST

      Venue

      Online Zoom Meeting

      About the Book

      Brilliant and driven. Self-absorbed and idealistic. A man of enormous appetites and ambitions to match. Richard Holbrooke, an American diplomat and author, played substantial roles in conflicts ranging from Vietnam to Afghanistan. He was admired by some as a peacemaker and detested by others as a troublemaker at a time when the US instinctually acted on the impulse to take the lead on the global stage.

      Based on Holbrooke's diaries and papers, award-winning author George Packer's has created an intimate portrait of this complex diplomat. The author argues that America's confidence and energy, its reach and grasp, its excess and blindness "were not so different from Holbrooke's."

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