February 22, 2011 — A University of Virginia audience got a lesson Monday in "United States Security Challenges for the 21st Century," with a backstory on how and why the sphere of U.S. influence has grown to where it is today.
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February 22, 2011
February 17, 2011
February 17, 2011 — Surging anti-government protests in the Middle East, economic and military growth in China and nuclear provocations in North Korea are proving challenging to the United States.
February 10, 2011
Japan's ambassador to the United States, Ichiro Fujisaki, cautioned a University of Virginia audience Wednesday against taking for granted the robust relations enjoyed by Washington and Tokyo.
February 04, 2011
February 4, 2011 — Japan's ambassador to the United States, Ichiro Fujisaki, is coming to the University of Virginia on Wednesday to talk about the future of Asia and why it is important that Washington and Tokyo maintain their good relations.
February 01, 2011
Nepal's ambassador to the United States, Shankar Prasad Sharma, told a large University of Virginia audience Monday that his country is in no danger of falling prey to the type of popular uprising that toppled Tunisia's government and is imperiling the rule of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
January 31, 2011
January 31, 2011 — The fast-moving political events in Tunisia and Egypt will be the topic of a panel discussion at the University of Virginia on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the South Lawn Commons Building.
January 25, 2011
January 25, 2011 — Nepal's ambassador to the United States, Shankar Prasad Sharma, will come to the University of Virginia on Jan. 31 to discuss his country's labored transition from a monarchy to a federal republic.
December 08, 2010
December 8, 2010 — In her native Venezuela, Maria Pilar Garcia-Guadilla is a tenured professor at the University Simón Bolìvar, an active contributor to books and journals about South American politics and an activist in environmental, human and women's rights.
December 02, 2010
December 2, 2010 — Brazil's minister-counselor to the United States told a University of Virginia audience on Wednesday that the recent release of more than 250,000 leaked U.S. embassy cables would have little effect on relations between the two countries.
November 19, 2010
November 19, 2010 — University of Virginia students and faculty and Charlottesville community members filled Jefferson Hall on Wednesday night to hear Phoebe M.