Naples Council
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2018- 2019 Lecture Series

Feature lectures attendance is for Full Members only. Click here for more details. 


Chair: Mimi Gregory


“The Challenges of Change”

Lectures are held at The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples (Map View) unless noted otherwise. Two seatings at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. 

 

October 29th: “National Defense” 

Speaker TBD 

 

November 12th: “The Dynamics of the Korean Peninsula”. 

Ambassador Christopher R. Hill, Chancellor for Global Engagement, University of Denver. 

 

December 3rd: “Peacebuilding for National Security”. 

Ambassador William Taylor, Executive Vice President, United States Institute of Peace. 

 

January 7th: “Escaping the Doomsday Machine: Responding to Limited Attacks by Great Powers”. 

Dr. Michael E. O’Hanlon, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution 


January 21st: “Is Fortress America Forfeiting the Global Economy to Rising China?” 

Jeremy Haft, Professor and Author, School of Business, Georgetown University. 

 

February 4th: “Russia Rising”. 

Dr. Eugene Rumer, Senior Fellow and Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for 

International Peace.

 

February 19th: “Delivering Victory Against Al Qaeda and ISIS”. 

Katherine Zimmerman, Critical Threats Research ManagerAmerican Enterprise Institute. 

 

March 11th: “The European Union, Brexit, and the Future of Transatlantic Relations”. Dr.

Thomas Wright, Director, Center on U.S. and Europe, Brookings Institution. 

 

March 25th: “ LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media”. 

Peter W. Singer, Strategist, New America Foundation. 

 

April 8th: “IRAN! Are We Courting War”? 

Robin Wright, Journalist, Foreign Affairs Analyst, and Distinguished Fellow, Wilson Center and the United

States Institute of Peace. 



Lecture attendance policy:

You need to be a Full Member to attend these feature presentations*. They are free and no sign up is required. Lectures have two seating times. Please check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Due to space constraints we ask you to not switch your seating assignment. 

* Associate Members may watch the recorded lecture videos, which are posted on this website approximately one week after the presentation.

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