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Foreign Affairs Discussion Series

The Reading Public Library will host a foreign affairs discussion series on eight important U.S. and international current topics for eight consecutive weeks. Participants will be given brief readings in advance. The discussions will be led by Dr. Craig Brandt, a former naval officer who has been a professor at the Air Force Institute of Technology and Dean of Academic Affairs at the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management.

There is no fee, but registration, which will begin on September 5, is required by using the form below or contacting the Library at 781-942-6703 or visiting the Information Desk.

Topics to be discussed:
Sept. 20: The State of the U.S. Military
Sept. 27:  Rise of Nationalism in Europe & Threat to E.U.
Oct. 04:    Foreign Cyber Threats
Oct. 18:   Other Countries Gun Restrictions Policies
Oct. 25:   What’s Next for Brexit?
Nov. 01:  “Made in China 2025” & “One Belt, One Road”. What are China’s Intentions?
Nov. 08:   Free Trade, Tariffs, Sanctions: Current Issues in International Trade
Nov. 15:   Will Shifting Political Interests in the Middle East Result in Peace?
PLUS October 11 at 7 PM: Special library program on the Deep & Dark Web

Dates & Times:
7:00pm - 8:45pm, Thursday, September 20, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm, Thursday, September 27, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm, Thursday, October 4, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm, Thursday, October 11, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm, Thursday, October 18, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm, Thursday, October 25, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm, Thursday, November 1, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm, Thursday, November 8, 2018
Community Room A
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