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Cover to Cover: Wednesday, September 9
September's Cover to Cover program will feature Ambassador Robert Jordan (bio) on his new book Desert Diplomat: Inside Saudi Arabia Following 9/11 . The call will be held Wednesday, September 9, at 2:00 PM ET . WACA President Bill Clifford will moderate the call.

Desert Diplomat  discusses Jordan's political relationships and historic decisions in both Saudi Arabia and Washington between  2001-2003 . While providing a candid and thoughtful assessment of the sometimes distressing dysfunction in the conduct of American foreign policy, warfare, and intelligence gathering, Jordan also offers important insights into the many changes occurring in this critical region, particularly Saudi Arabia.

Save the Dates!
Tuesday, October 13, at 2:00 PM ET : Steven  R. Weisman, Vice President at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, on The Great Tradeoff: Confronting Moral Conflicts in the Era of Globalization

Thursday, November 5, at 2:00 PM ET : Award-winning journalist Rena Pederson on The Burma Spring: Aung San Suu Kyi and the Struggle for the Soul of a Nation
Best Practices Teleconference: Thursday, September 10
International Day of Peace   is Monday, September 21. 

To learn about how to get involved in the 
#PeaceDayChallenge  by  promoting Peace Day activities in your local communities and schools, please join this special conference call with  Ann-Louise Colgan Director of the  Global Peacebuilding Center at the United States Institute of Peace, Jennifer Kim, Chicago Build the Peace Committee Chair at the Peace School, and 
Joyce Davis President & CEO of the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg.

The call will be held on 
Thursday, September 10, from 2:00-3:00 PM ET

The World Affairs Councils of America 

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