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  • Dr. Fiona Hill on Foreign Interference in the 2020 Elections

    Dr. Fiona Hill is a senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings. She recently served as deputy assistant to the president and senior director for European and Russian affairs on the National Security Council from 2017 to 2019. From 2006 to 2009, she served as national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia at The National Intelligence Council. She is co-author of “Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin” (Brookings Institution Press, 2015).

    On this livestream, Dr. Hill, who testified in the presidential impeachment inquiry last year, discusses foreign interference in U.S. elections, Russia’s relations with the West, and President Vladimir Putin with moderator Robert J. Abernethy, Brookings Trustee, Vice Chairman of the Atlantic Council, and LAWACTH Board Member.

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  • American Leadership in the 21st Century with General John R. Allen

    2020 Election Series Part 2: American Leadership in the 21st Century

    This livestream features John R. Allen, President of the Brookings Institution and retired four-star Marine Corps General. General Allen provides a timely reflection on American leadership - and America's role - in the 21st century, as well as a forecast of US policy efforts in a number of critical international spaces, to include the Middle East, Europe, and East Asia. The conversations is moderated by Robert J. Abernethy, Chairman of American Standard Development Company and Board Member of Brookings & LAWACTH.

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  • A Fireside Chat with MX Amb. Martha Barcena hosted by Hon. Maria Contreras-Sweet

    A Fireside Chat with Mexican Ambassador to the US, Martha Barcena Coqui, hosted by Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, 24th Administrator US Small Business Administration.

    Ambassador Barcena Coqui has had over 40 years of experience in the Mexican Foreign Service and outlines her plans for the bilateral relationship between the US and Mexico, while also addressing current tensions such as Trump’s national emergency declaration. Along with discussing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, Ambassador Barcena Coqui provides insight into Mexico’s other allies, plans for economic and diplomatic growth, and the unique role California plays in guiding US-Mexico relations. The conversation is moderated by Maria Contreras Sweet, former White House Cabinet member under Barack Obama where she was the 24th administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 22

    On this weekly livestream, Dan Schnur a politics professor at USC, UC-Berkeley, and Pepperdine takes an analytical approach to the biggest headlines of the week and elevates the stories you may have missed. Dan connects the daily news to larger political trends and spends most of the time answering the live audiences' most pressing political questions. On this episode Dan dives into:

    1. Revelations from Bob Woodward's Book
    2. The Politics of Covid — Is a Vaccine Coming? 

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  • Foreign Policy Stakes of the 2020 Election: Rebecca Lissner, Mira Rapp-Hooper, & Max Boot

    2020 Election Series Part 1: The Foreign Policy Stakes

    As the country prepares for a presidential election of historic significance and charts its course in a post-pandemic world, the US has been forced to rethink its relationships to its allies, its adversaries, and even its own technology sector, in order to maintain its position as the world’s leading power. Foreign policy experts Rebecca Lissner and Mira Rapp-Hooper discuss the key challenges facing the US in the 21st Century, including US-China relations, economic interdependence, preparing for non-military threats, and what needs to be done to be better prepared if there is another global pandemic. The discussion is moderated by Max Boot, historian, best-selling author, columnist, and foreign-policy analyst.

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 21

    On this weekly livestream, Dan Schnur a politics professor at USC, UC-Berkeley, and Pepperdine takes an analytical approach to the biggest headlines of the week and elevates the stories you may have missed. Dan connects the daily news to larger political trends and spends most of the time answering the live audiences' most pressing political questions. On this episode Dan dives into:

    1) Biden Goes to Wisconsin...
    2) How To Read The Polls: Where the Campaign Really Stands
    3) Is the US Postal Service Ready for the Election?

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 20

    On this weekly livestream, Dan Schnur a politics professor at USC, UC Berkeley, and Pepperdine takes an analytical approach to the biggest headlines of the week and elevates the stories you may have missed. Dan connects the daily news to larger political trends and spends most of the time answering the live audiences' most pressing political questions.

    This episode dives into the 2020 GOP National Convention:
    1. The GOP Convention: Highlights from the first three nights
    2. What is the role of traditional conservatives in Trump’s Republican Party?
    3. Trump’s Acceptance Speech - What He Wants to Accomplish

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 19

    On this weekly livestream, Dan Schnur a politics professor at USC, UC Berkeley, and Pepperdine takes an analytical approach to the biggest headlines of the week and elevates the stories you may have missed. Dan connects the daily news to larger political trends and spends most of the time answering the live audiences' most pressing political questions.

    This episode dives into the 2020 Democratic National Convention:
    1. Biden’s Big Moment: What to Look for in His Acceptance Speech
    2. The First Virtual Convention: Obamas, Clintons and Harris
    3. 60 Seconds for AOC? Progressives’ Role in the Home Stretch

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  • A Conversation with House Republican Leader, Congressman Kevin McCarthy & Dan Schnur

    Congressman McCarthy has been leading the Republican response to the coronavirus in Congress. The discussion focuses on this experience and parses out what he believes will help move the country forward. The conversation also addresses how Congressman McCarthy is working to build more bipartisan cooperation in Washington and how Republican leaders are navigating an international agenda that furthers America’s interests abroad while also protecting jobs at home.

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 18 - Biden Chooses Harris, Postal Service Election...

    On this weekly livestream, Dan Schnur a politics professor at USC, UC Berkeley, and Pepperdine takes an analytical approach to the biggest headlines of the week and elevates the stories you may have missed. Dan connects the daily news to larger political trends and spends most of the time answering the live audiences' most pressing political questions.

    On this episode:
    1) The Postal Service Election: Voting During a Pandemic
    2) The Battle for the Post-Trump Republican Party
    3) Biden Makes His Pick: What Kamala Harris Means for the Presidential Campaign

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