June 19, 2018

As we wind down for the summer, we want to share some of the highlights from this year.

Celebrating the retirement of Dixie Anderson, Executive Director of the Council for 22 years, we hosted three of her favorite speakers, Reza Marashi from the National Iranian America...

June 6, 2018

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS), a Washington DC based bipartisan think tank
recently launched a major new project, called “Across the Pond, In the Field.”

The objective is to engage new audiences around the country to better understand how people outside...

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