The complicated world we live in is illuminated a bit more every week at the North County Chapter’s, Rancho Bernardo, Thursday Morning Forum with a coffee social and registration at 9:20 a.m. and program at 10:00 a.m. The sessions are structured to have an hour of presentation followed by an hour of polite, but freewheeling,  Q&A.

NCC World Affairs Council Meetings are held on Thursdays at The Remington Club, Phase II, 16916 HIERBA DRIVE, Rancho Bernardo located behind Vons Market.  (Please do not park in the Club’s parking area).

 

November 3, 2016.  John C. Eastman (J.D., Ph.D. Government). Dr. Eastman is the Henry Salvatori Professor of Law and Community Service at the Chapman University School of Law, the Director of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, and a former Dean of the Chapman University School of Law.  He is a former law clerk in the United States Supreme Court and has written extensively on Constitutional separation of powers and checks and balances issues.  He will address, What A President Can Do: Are There Limits to Presidential Power to Start and Conduct Wars and to Execute the Administration of Immigration.  Constitutionally, starting a war and conducting a war are shared responsibilities, which balance may be affected by the War Powers Act.  Congress creates immigration laws which the President is to faithfully execute. Learn what these provisions mean as he addresses what a President can do in these international areas. Member reservations for a Round Table Lunch following the presentation may be made by contacting program sponsor Tom Reeve at,TPReeve72@gmail.com

 

November 10, 2016. The North County Chapter presents North County member James Larrimore (Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering), who will discuss, Iran Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): Is everything OK?.  Iran, European Union, U.S., U.K., Russia, Germany, France, and China reached Finalization Day of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), on July 14, 2015.  The UN Security Council on July 20th passed a resolution giving JCPOA international authority. Iran was carrying out agreed actions to reduce its nuclear capabilities and a parallel ‘road map’ with the International Atomic Energy Agency. With completion of those actions, JCPOA Implementation Day was announced on January 16, 2016. Dr. Larrimore will address the achievements under S/RES/2231 (2015) and JCPOA in the last 10 months and the issues in the Iran nuclear chess game, in Iran, and with Iran in its region and the world. He will offer an assessment of whether everything is going “OK,” and what can be expected next.

 

November 17, 2016Nasser Barghouti (Ph.D. Computer Science), is a civil and human rights activist and Board member of the San Diego County ACLU.  He will present, Beyond Thoughts: An Action Plan for a Just Peace for Palestine and Israel.  Many plans to achieve peace between the Palestinians and Israelis have failed, notably the two-state solution. Dr. Baghouti will offer his thoughts and suggestions about what he feels may offer the best hope for a lasting and just peace. Member reservations for a Round Table Lunch following the presentation may be made by contacting program sponsor Cy Chadley at, cychad@att.net 

There will be an RTL after this meeting. Please contact Tom, TPReeve72@gmail.com, for reservations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:  e-mail  TPReeve72@gmail.com

  

NCC World Affairs Council Meetings are held on Thursdays at The Remington Club, Phase II, 16916 HIERBA DRIVE, Rancho Bernardo located behind Vons Market.  (Please do not park in the Club’s parking area).

Time9:20am: Reception & Sign-in;  10:00am:  Program (1 hr. presentation + 1 hr. Q&A)

 

Upcoming events of the San Diego World Affairs Council and our North County Chapter can be seen on www.sdwac.org.