On behalf of the World Affairs Council of Orange County, Ari interviews Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield is the former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs and former Ambassador to Liberia. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield served as U.S. Ambassador to Liberia (2008 – 2012) and held postings in Switzerland (at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations), Pakistan, Kenya, The Gambia, Nigeria, and Jamaica. Her Washington postings include the Bureau of African Affairs, where she served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, and the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, where she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield is currently the SVP of the Africa Practice at Albright Stonebridge Group.
Ari interviews Aziza Hasan, Executive Director of NewGround. NewGround envisions an America where Muslims and Jews are empowered to create lasting partnerships, engage in authentic communication and mutual cooperation. This vibrant model of engagement – not bound by history, theology or politics – affirms that conflict is inevitable and yet not intractable.
Ari interviews William Kristol, the founder and editor-at-large of the political magazine. The Weekly Standard and a political commentator on several networks. Kristol is a vocal supporter of the Never Trump movement.
The interview was made possible by the World Affairs Council of Orange County. The World Affairs Council of Orange County hosts national and global leaders each month to speak about global issues that matter. On December 3, 2018 the guest speaker will be Congressman Ed Royce, Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. Representative of California’s 39th Congressional District, Former Chairman of the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.
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As we head into the general election, Ari discusses a wide range of issues with Scott Rhinehart, Democratic candidate for the California State Assembly.Â Scott is seeking to replace Republican incumbent Pat Bates.
As we head into the general election, Ari discusses a wide range of issues with Scott Rhinehart, Democratic candidate for the California State Assembly. Scott is seeking to replace Republican incumbent Pat Bates.
As we head toward the November 6, 2018 General Election, Ari interviews U.S. Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis, candidate for California Lieutenant Governor. The two discuss the importance education and the economy and the leadership role of California’s Lieutenant Governor on these critical issues.
As we head into the general election, Ari discusses a wide range of issues with Cottie Petrie-Norris, Democratic candidate for the California State Assembly. Cottie is seeking to replace Republican incumbent Matthew Harper.
Ari’s guest is retired California Superior Court Judge and Candidate to become the next Attorney General for the State of California, Judge Steven Bailey. Learn about Judge Bailey and his quest to become California’s next chief law enforcement officer.