As we trace the ongoing impact of 2015's emergent global issues in 2016, many stories jump out from speakers featured at World Affairs. In this episode of our podcast, you'll hear reflections from 22 world-class experts (including Ban Ki-moon, Thomas Friedman and Christine Fair). Join us in 2016 for more conversations that matter at worldaffairs.org.
The retrospective features:
General Lloyd J. Austin III, Commander, United States Central CommandCindy Cohn, Executive Director, Electronic Frontier FoundationYves Daccord, Director-General, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)Christine Fair, Assistant Professor, Security Studies Program, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown UniversityNazila Fathi, journalist, translator and commentatorDr. Jonathan Foley, Executive Director and William R. and Gretchen B. Kimball Chair, California Academy of SciencesThomas Friedman, author and journalist, The New York TimesJason Furman, Chairman, White House Council of Economic AdvisersReid Hoffman, Co-Founder, LinkedIn; Partner, Greylock PartnersWalter Isaacson, President and CEO, The Aspen InstituteAnnie Jacobsen, investigative journalist and authorJoseph Kim, North Korean Defector; authorBan Ki-moon, Secretary-General, United NationsNancy Lindborg, President, United States Institute of Peace (USIP)Abbas Milani, Hamid and Christina Moghadam Director of Iranian Studies, Stanford UniversityDr. Vali Nasr, Dean, The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)Ilya Ponomarev, Member, Russian State DumaCongressman Adam Schiff, California's 28th Congressional DistrictEric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, AlphabetChris Woods, investigative journalist and authorJanine Zacharia, former Jerusalem bureau chief, The Washington Post; visiting lecturer, Stanford