Keenan’s drawing talents, along with past experience with horn playing and typing helped him advance to master sergeant, the top grade for enlisted men, in just over two years.
The first website was established in 1991. The world has changed dramatically in just 23 years.
Drug cartels, sex trafficking, global terrorism, nuclear proliferation and climate change have at least one thing in common — Nicholas Burns believes diplomacy could fix them all.
Burns, the first speaker on the Week Seven theme of “Diplomacy,” is a former American diplomat, having served as the American ambassador to Greece and as a representative to NATO. Currently, he works as a professor of international politics and the practice of diplomacy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
At Friday’s morning lecture, a liberal television host and magazine editor, a researcher on Muslim-American studies, a major in the United States Army and the vice president of Google[x] gathered on the Amphitheater stage to talk about what it means to be part of “The Next Greatest Generation.”
Chris Hayes, Dalia Mogahed, James Smith and Megan Smith have all spoken in some capacity at Chautauqua Institution this week.
Hayes, who moderated the panel, began the conversation by asking James how he sees the past generation’s emphasis on service in the military in relation to the next generation’s service in the military.
The combination of Pakistan’s involvement in the most recent war in Afghanistan and its weak policy making and governance has diminished its ability to provide for its citizens.
It is a crisis much greater than the state of its relations with the United States, said Shuja Nawaz, director of the South Asia Center at the Atlantic Council, during Thursday’s morning lecture in the Amphitheater.
Nawaz spoke about the situation Pakistan and its military face today, as well as what the country must do to become a strong, prosperous country, during Week Five, themed “Pakistan: Straddling the Boundary Between Asia and the Middle East.”