Happy 4th of July to all our members who celebrate this historic day. We live in troubled times, and so it’s good to remember and celebrate the value of the principles of freedom. May we live up to them in the years ahead.
Join the Lowy Institute for a special panel to discuss the unfolding war in Ukraine. From the brutal invasion to the imposition of crippling economic sanctions – where are we now? What are Putin’s goals? How is Europe responding? What should we read into China’s reaction, and what are the implications for the Indo-Pacific?
Our hearts go out to the people of Ukraine in these trying times, as Russia invades their Sovereign territory on false pretexts. Let’s learn more about the current situation and the history of the Ukraine / Russia relationship.
Join Briarwood Leadership Center Director Robert Smith and University of North Texas Professor Vojin Majstorovic as they discuss the current conflict. (recorded February 17, 2022)
The modern Olympic movement was inspired by ancient Greece, but what elements actually go back that far? And how did 19th century ideas about ‘gentlemen amateurs’ connect to the history of passports and the early days of radio? Find out as we explore the etymologies of Olympic sports and look back at the many ‘firsts’, Olympic and otherwise, that happened a century ago in 1920.