The Arab fall and Egyptian politics

KSKA: Tuesday, April 25, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re learning more about politics and regional issues in Egypt. Eric Trager, the author of Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days, is the Esther K. Wagner Fellow at The Washington Institute. LISTEN HERE

Inside The Mind of a Terrorist

Professor of International Affairs at the National War College, Dr. Bard E. O'Neill was recorded speaking on "Inside The Mind of a Terrorist" at the Alaska World Affairs Council on September 6, 2013. Listen Now

Anchorage – UPS’s Gateway to the Asia-Pacific region

This event centered on the history, and future, of freight, flight and shipping in Alaska and it's relationship to Asia and the whole Pacific region. What has it taken to get us this far? What can Anchorage, and Alaska, do to expand our influence in the region.

AWAC Presents: Dr. Lilian Alessa

The ominous title of her talk, "Water and the Arctic: The Endgame," may sound intimidating, unless we begin to recognize the tools available to...

AWAC Presents: Ambassador Hussein Hassouna

SPEAKER: Ambassador Hussein Hassouna, Chief Representative of the League of Arab States to the U.S. TOPIC: ""Current challenges facing the Middle East: An Arab world...

AWAC Presents: Lobsang Nyandak, the Dalai Lama's representative to the U.S.

As we recognize Alaska's 50th anniversary of statehood, a little farther west, 2009 also marks the 50th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising of 1959,...

The Irish Comeback: How Ireland is Meeting the Challenges of its Economic Collapse

Irish minister Dinny McGinley was recorded speaking on "The Irish Comeback: How Ireland is Meeting the Challenges of its Economic Collapse" on March 27, 2014. Listen now: 

Sheila Watt-Cloutier on “The Right to Be Cold”

KSKA: Tuesday, June 27, at 2:00 p.m. The Right to Be Cold is a human story of resilience, commitment, and survival told from the unique vantage point of an Inuk woman who, in spite of many obstacles, rose from humble beginnings in the Arctic community of Kuujjuaq, Quebec. LISTEN HERE

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.

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...

The Obama Administration’s Pivot from the Middle East to Asia

Pulitzer Prize Winning Foreign Correspondent, Lewis Simons was recorded speaking on “The Obama Administration's Pivot from the Middle East to Asia” at the Alaska World Affairs Council on May 17, 2013.

Ola Borten Moe

Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Ola Borten Moe's talk on "Energy in Norway - Moving Northward" was recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council on November 4, 2011.

AWAC Presents: David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group

Before co-founding The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms, David Rubenstein served in the White House during the Carter Administration...

Alaska’s role in a commercial space industry

KSKA Tuesday, Oct. 31 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing about Alaska’s role in the commercial space industry. We feature two distinguished guests to discuss the rapidly growing commercial space industry and Alaska’s potential role. LISTEN HERE

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

U.S. National Security Unfiltered

KSKA: Tuesday, November, 21 2017, at 2:00 p.m. During this show we’ll be hearing an unfiltered conversation about at U.S. national security with former Ambassador John Negroponte and General Joseph Ralston. Ambassador Negroponte served as Deputy Secretary of State and the first Director of National Intelligence under President George W. Bush. LISTEN HERE

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...

Ice Race – Who will be active in the changing Arctic landscape?

A distinguished panel discussion with Rear Admiral (RET) Lars Saunes, Chief Liasion Michael Hjorth, Deputy Chief Hreinn Pálsson, and US State Department Jon Harrison. Thanks for listening!

Dr. Douglas Johnston on “Faith-based Diplomacy: Bridging the Religious Divide”

Douglas M. Johnston is president and founder of the International Center for Religion & Diplomacy. A distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Dr. Johnston holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University and has served in senior positions in both the public and private sectors. Among his government assignments, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy; Director of Policy Planning and Management in the Office of the Secretary of Defense; and planning officer with the President’s Office of Emergency Preparedness. He has taught courses in international security at Harvard and was the founding director of the university’s Executive Program in National and International Security. Dr. Johnston is a Captain in the Naval Reserve and, at the age of 27, was the youngest officer in the navy to qualify for command of a nuclear submarine. Listen Now:

AWAC Presents: Fran Ulmer

SPEAKER: Fran Ulmer, Chancellor, UAA TOPIC: "Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Commission: Lessons Learned and Implications for Alaska and the Arctic" RECORDED: Friday April 22, 2011 ABOUT: Alaska...