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August 2014
$10

Critical Flashpoint Discussion: Gaza Crisis

August 10, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
AMN Healthcare,
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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CRITICAL FLASHPOINT DISCUSSION Gaza Crisis Sunday, 10 August, 2014, 10:00 am - Noon Boardroom, AMN Healthcare 12400 High Bluff Drive, San Diego CA 92130 with Cameron S. Brown Neubauer Research Fellow Institute for National Security Studies Tel Aviv University and Jonathan Graubart Director, International Security and Conflict Resolution Program Chair, Fred J. Hansen Institute for Peace Studies Professor of Political Science San Diego State University and Benedetta Berti Kreitman Post-Doctoral Fellow, Ben Gurion University Lecturer, Tel Aviv University Fellow, Institute for…

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September 2014
$10 - $20

Flashpoint Discussion: Christian Chaldeans of Iraq and the ISIS Storm

September 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AMN Healthcare,
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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FLASHPOINT DISCUSSION Christian Chaldeans of Iraq and the ISIS Storm  Monday, 8 September 2014 6 PM - 9 PM AMN Healthcare Boardroom, 12400 High Bluff Drive, San Diego, CA 92130 Mark Arabo Chaldean American Spokesman Mark Paul Arabo (born February 17, 1983) is the National Spokesman for the Chaldean community. He speaks to the national US media advocating greater US engagement since the Islamic State has threatened the Christian community in Iraq. As an American businessman, Arabo is the President and CEO of the Neighborhood…

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October 2014
$10 - $20

Flashpoint Discussion: Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

October 13, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AMN Healthcare,
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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FLASHPOINT DISCUSSION Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever  Monday, 13 October 2014 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM AMN Healthcare Boardroom 12400 High Bluff Drive, San Diego, CA 92130 Professor Erica Ollman Saphire Co-Director, Global Virus Network Center of ExcellenceDepartment of Immunology and Microbial Science The Scripps Research Institute   The Ebola outbreak of 2014 in West Africa has been the most devastating known, with approximately 6100 cases and 3100 deaths reported to date. The current outbreak is thought to have started in December 2013 in Guinea…

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November 2014
$7. - $20

Flashpoint Discussion: Turkey: US and NATO Ally, or ISIS Partisan

November 10, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AMN Healthcare,
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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FLASHPOINT DISCUSSION Turkey: US and NATO Ally or ISIS Partisan? with Nasir Al Samaraie, Ph.D. Former Ambassador at the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs  Monday, 10 November 2014, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM AMN Healthcare Boardroom 12400 High Bluff Drive, San Diego, CA 92130 For weeks, the border town of Kobani, Syria has been under heavy assault by ISIS forces.  In defense of Kobani, the US and various allies have launched air attacks on ISIS positions and sent weapons and supplies.  Yet, armored…

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December 2014
$10 - $28

Flashpoint Discussion: International Consequences of Lower Oil Prices

December 1, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AMN Healthcare,
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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FLASHPOINT DISCUSSION International Consequences of Lower Oil Prices with David Edick Jr, President, San Diego World Affairs Council and Hugh Renfro, Retired CEO, Arabian Chevron Oil Company Monday, 1 December 2014, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM AMN Healthcare Boardroom 12400 High Bluff Drive, San Diego, CA 92130 The recent sharp and unexpected fall in oil prices  - if sustained – will have powerful consequences around the world.  Some countries will benefit; some countries will suffer.  Some economic sectors will profit; others will lose.  There will also be…

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April 2015

Flashpoint Discussion: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank vs US Gridlock

April 6, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AMN Healthcare,
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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FLASHPOINT DISCUSSION "The Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank vs US Gridlock" with David Edick Jr., President, San Diego World Affairs Council (SDWAC) and Linxuan Yan, Member, SDWAC On March 12, the UK announced it would become the first G7 country to join the Chinese-led Asian Investment and Infrastructure Bank, which could become a rival to the World Bank. Can China be integrated into the pre-existing financial order while sustaining free market principles? Will US resistance to international financial reform encourage China to…

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October 2015
$20,

Flashpoints: Is Peace Possible in Ukraine?

October 5, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AMN Healthcare,
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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Event review On Monday, October 5th, our Flashpoints series hosted a discussion titled “Is Peace Possible in Ukraine?” We welcomed three experts who contributed with different perspectives about the conflict in Ukraine, the roles of Russia and the United States, and possible solutions. First, Vice Admiral Charles W. Martoglio (ret) argued that there are no issues in the world today that can be decided in isolation. He explained that Ukraine is probably not the current top priority for the European…

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November 2015

Flashpoints: The Migration Crisis: Europe, the Middle East and the NGO Community

November 2, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AMN Healthcare,
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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The immigration crisis in Europe continues to intensify. Some European countries have welcomed the refugees while others have closed their borders. At the same time, the conflicts driving the massive exodus go on unabated. Amidst the huge humanitarian challenges on the ground, non-governmental organizations work alongside IGOs and governments to ease the refugees' plight and assist local governments. This panel will explore the immigration crisis from a European, a Middle Eastern and an NGO perspective.     Verónica Hoyo, Ph.D. Dr.…

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December 2015

*POSTPONED* Flashpoints: Palestinian Youth and the Recent Surge in Random Terror in Israel

December 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
AMN Healthcare,
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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*POSTPONED* Flashpoints: Palestinian Youth and the Recent Surge in Random Terror in Israel New Date To Be Announced @ 5:30 - 8:00 pm 12400 High Bluff Drive, San Diego, CA 92130 Program Begins at 6:00 pm Light refreshments will be served In recent months Israelis and Palestinians have been rocked by a surge in violent assaults.  Attacks by often very young Palestinians with no history of extremism have terrorized Israelis, often sparking a vigilante response.  From Oct. 1 to Nov.…

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December 2016

Challenges Confronting President-elect Trump

December 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AMN Healthcare,
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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The San Diego World Affairs Council presents: Challenges Confronting President-elect Trump International relations expert and longtime SDSU lecturer Ron Bee discusses the many challenges faced by President-elect Donald Trump in the foreign policy realm, including trade, alliances, terrorism and more. Monday, December 12, 2016 6:00 - 6:30 PM Registration & Reception 6:30 - 8:00 PM Presentation Location: AMN Healthcare Boardroom 12400 High Bluff Drive San Diego, CA 92130 Biography: Ron Bee has lectured in political science at SDSU since 2003, with a focus…

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