The Middle East and the Trump administration

KSKA Tuesday, Dec. 5 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing in-depth opinions on the Trump administration and its relationship with the middle east. Greg Roman, CEO of the Middle East Forum, discusses the U.S.’s current relationship with middle eastern countries and how decisions made now can have lasting effects for international relations going forward. LISTEN HERE

What you should know about US-China trade tensions and why that matters for Alaska

The United States and China are major trade partners, but current economic tensions between the two countries could have far-reaching affects. Erin Ennis, Senior Vice President of the US-China Business Council spoke at the Alaska World Affairs Council about what these trade issues might mean for Alaska. Thanks for listening!

AWAC Presents: Joe Montville

Joe Montville is the director of Abrahamic Family Reunion, an Esalen Institute project that offers ways to use psychological and spiritual approaches in...

AWAC Presents – America’s Diplomats

After watching the film "America's Diplomats" the Alaska World Affairs Council hosted a live Q&A with Ambassador John Yates. LISTEN NOW

King Harald V of Norway

King Harald V of Norway addresses the Alaska World Affairs Council alongside a panel of Arctic experts, including Craig Fleener, Fran Ulmer and Borge Ousland. KSKA: Tuesday, June 2, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

Alaska & the UN: More Connected Than You Know

Chief Executive Officer of the United Nations Foundation, Kathy Calvin was recorded speaking on “Alaska & the UN: More Connected Than You Know” at the  Alaska World Affairs Council on May 4, 2012.

Foreign Faux Pas – Stories of Navigating Cultural Differences

We’re featuring something a little different on the program this week. We’ll hear from a World Matters storytelling event titled “Foreign Faux Pas - Stories of Navigating Cultural Differences.” Formatted in the style of Arctic Entries, we’ll hear some “Oh no” moments from fellow Alaskans that have traveled abroad. Thanks for listening!

AWAC Presents: Svein Ludvigsen

Conflicts in the Arctic, taken from Svein Ludvigsen's slideshow It would be easy to listen to this speech, "International Focus on the Arctic: fisheries, environment,...

AWAC Presents: Ambassador Said Tayeb Jawad

This week on Alaska World Affairs Council Presents: Said Tayeb Jawad, Afghanistan's Ambassador to the U.S. speaks, "Beyond the Headlines" on Afghanistan's Stability and...

Farah Killidar on “Iraq: The Beginning of the End”

Being of Iraqi origin, Farah Killidar has significant personal and professional interest in Iraq’s legal and political development. She has made presentations in the Middle East, the U.K. and the U.S. on Iraq’s legal system and the foreign investment climate; published articles on the subject; was invited as guest-lecturer at educational institutes; advised corporate and government clients on foreign investment in Iraq and ongoing changes to the legal and political system. When residing in Alaska, Farah acted as the executive director of the Alaska World Affairs Council and, more recently, as an independent legal consultant advising the U.S. Department of Commerce on Iraq’s commercial law development. Listen now:

AWAC Presents: William Bernstein

RECORDED: Friday April 30, 2010 SPEAKER: William Bernstein, Ph.D., M.D.; award-winning finance and nonfiction author; Co-Principal, Efficient Frontier Advisors TOPIC:  "Globalization: Is Today's 'Flat World' Really...

AWAC Presents: Julius Strauss

Former foreign correspondent for the Daily Telegraph, Julius Strauss has intimate knowledge of the Balkans and its ethnic, religious and national tensions. Strauss first...

AWAC Presents: Stephen Cohen

SPEAKER: Stephen Cohen, Senior Policy Expert, Brookings Institution TOPIC: "Will Pakistan become the most dangerous country in the world?" RECORDED: Friday April 22, 2011 SLIDESHOW: Steve Cohen...

AWAC Presents: Dr. Susan Martin

Dr. Susan Martin is the director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University. A longtime expert on immigration and...

Middle East Myth or Reality: Separating Fact from Fiction

On this week’s program we have “Middle East Myth or Reality: Separating Fact from Fiction” presented by the Alaska World Affairs Council. This conversation features John Moore, a 20-year veteran of public, private, and non-profit organizations throughout the Islamic world, and Lt. Col. Ty Moore – no relation – who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan. The two speakers offer their insight into the Middle East and take questions from the audience. Thanks for listening!

AWAC Presents: Robin Bronen

This week on Alaska World Affairs Council Presents: Robin Bronen, recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council on December 7. Bronen is the Executive...

AWAC Presents: Ed Verona, U.S. – Russia Business Council

Ed Verona is the President and CEO of the U.S. - Russia Business Council, which includes members of both Russian and American companies....

Alaskans on the Ground: Experiences in Afghanistan

This week on Addressing Alaskans, four Alaskan service men and women join in a panel discussion about their overseas duty in Afghanistan. From 124 degree heat to understanding local culture, hear about the experiences that challenged, scared, surprised, and taught them the most while serving as a members of the United States Army and Air Force during the War in Afghanistan. KSKA: Thursday 1/24 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

AWAC Presents: Reza Aslan

You've heard him on Marketplace and APRN's Talk of Alaska, with Steve Heimel. He's John Stewart's go-to-guy on The Daily Show and the Middle...

Checkmate: Predictions on Russia’s manuevering & the U.S. response

Captain Gary (Yuri) Tabach was born in Moscow, USSR and lived there until 1976 when his family immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Upon graduation from Temple University School of Pharmacy in 1985, he was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. Captain Tabach holds the distinction of being the first Soviet-born citizen to be commissioned an officer in the Armed Forces of the United States. LISTEN NOW