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The perennially popular noontime conversation series Great Decisions returns to Portland State University January 18 - with another round of riveting discussions on the ideas, people, and issues changing the face of the globe. Can't make any of the 8-week series, not a problem - we'll be streaming it live

State of the State Department and Diplomacy
During the Trump administration, the usual ways of conducting diplomacy have been upended. Many positions in the State Department have never been filled, and meetings with foreign leaders such as Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin have been undertaken with little advance planning. What effect are these changes having now, and how will they affect ongoing relationships between the United States and its allies and adversaries?

Speakers: Ambassador Mary Carlin Yates, member of WorldOregon's Board of Trustees & Ambassador Barbara Stephenson, President of the American Foreign Service Association

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David and Sandra Rawson 32
January 25, 2019 at 12pm - 1pm

Great Decisions: State of the State Department and Diplomacy

Academic and Student Recreation Center, Room 001
1800 SW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97201
United States
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Contact: Tim DuRoche ·

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