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March 8: WACC Speaker Series with Suzanne DiMaggio and Gary Sick from The Iran Project

Experts Suzanne DiMaggio, Director and Fellow at New America and Dr. Gary Sick, Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University's Middle East Institute will provide in-depth analysis and insight on what the Iran Nuclear Deal means to international diplomacy and global stability, and the consequences if the U.S. pulls out of the deal.n.

March 1: WACC Speaker Series with John Brennan, CIA Director (2013-2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte for a Speaker Series Luncheon with John Brennan, CIA Director (2013-2017) on March 1st as he shares his insight on the most pressing security issues of our time, his experience leading the CIA, and his outlook for U.S. national security moving forward.

  • Klaus Zellmer - President and Chief Executive Officer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Feb 22: WACC CEO Series with Klaus Zellmer, President & CEO of Porsche Cars, North America

Join Klaus Zellmer, President & CEO of Porsche Auto North America on February 22nd as he shares he shares his perspective on the global auto industry, future technologies, and leading the North American operations for arguably the most recognizable name in cars.

Upcoming Events

6feb6:00 pm- 8:00 pmWACC Private Dinner with Dr. Stephen J. Blank, Senior Fellow, American Foreign Policy Council

7feb12:00 pm- 1:00 pmWACC Speaker Series with Dr. Stephen J. Blank, Russian Historian and Senior Fellow, American Foreign Policy CouncilUS-Russia Relations: Putin in Play?

8feb6:00 pm- 8:00 pmTMS: Global Social at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

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