Save the Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2022
COVID-19 disruption, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, significant leadership turnovers, and ongoing economic turbulence have created historic challenges that drive concerns about the stability, security, and strength of the global community. And before that? There were already signs of a shifting power balance developing in key corners of the world—China growing its role in global infrastructure efforts; Russia vying for increased power in key neighboring regions; domestic fires in the U.S. impacting its focus on defense, diplomatic and development efforts abroad.
Facing extraordinarily complex and dynamic circumstances, leaders have important decisions to make about America’s role in the world. Join American Public Square at Jewell and the International Relations Council (IRC) at the Kansas City Library – Plaza Branch for a conversation on U.S. international relations. A panel of diplomatic, military, and academic experts will examine the challenging circumstances America faces in maintaining global strength, while managing ongoing political, social, and economic tension at home.