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2020 Policy Conference Overview

June 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In June 2020, the Consortium convened a group of some of the best “thinkers” from academia and policy for its first event, a policy workshop that tackled issues of American internationalism through a series of four papers. The group also welcomed keynote speakers, Wyndee Parker (a Duke alumna), who is the National Security Advisor to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and Robert Karem, the National Security Advisor to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

AWC Papers

How Rapid Aging and Automation will Affect U.S. Global Power
author: Michael Beckley
commentator: Frank Gavin

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Technology, democracy and the future architecture of the international system
author: Sheena Greitens
commentator: Oriana Mastro

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Climate governance concerns and the US-China decoupling debate
author: Jeff Colgan
commentator: Kori Schake

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Geopolitics of the Pandemic
authors: Hal Brands/Will Inboden/Peter Feaver
commentator: Matthew Waxman

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June 22, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm