Join us for a webinar conversation with, to discuss his latest book: In Deep: The FBI, the CIA, and the Truth about America's "Deep State." David Rohde has had a distinguished career in journalism, as a former reporter for Reuters, the New York Times, and the Christian Science Monitor. He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting in 1996 for stories that helped expose the Srebrenica massacre during the war in Bosnia and, in 2009, he shared a Pulitzer Prize with a team of New York Times reporters for coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan. Maria Zammit, a past WACGHR and board member, will host the webinar discussion with Mr. Rohde. Q&A will follow, and questions may be submitted both in advance or during the program. Donation of $10-$20+ encouraged and appreciated!READ MORE
Dr. Auslin is the author of a new book new book, “Asia’s New Geopolitics: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific”. The book consists of eight essays on topics ranging from China’s “rules" for the world to what a US-China war in the near future might look like. Join us for this most timely and interactive webinar discussing one of the most important geopolitical issues of our time. Details and registration available soon.READ MORE
n partnership with the Hampton Roads Society of Hospital Medicine featuring Mr Ali Noorani, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Immigration Forum. There are many challenges for immigrant medical professionals who work in this country and COVID 19 restrictions have actually heightened the barriers faced by these badly needed physicians, nurses, and technicians. The ability of these health care professionals to get medical licenses and obtain visas has been hampered by the current crisis and the impact has been greatly felt throughout the country and here in Southeast Virginia.READ MORE
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