Cover to Cover

Join us on Thursday, December 14, at 2:00 PM ET, for a live conference call Cover to Cover session with Haroon K. Ullah, author of Digital World War.


Council of the Year

The winner of the inaugural WACA Council of the Year Award is World Affairs (Northern California). World Affairs' CEO Jane Wales accepted this honor on behalf of her Council at the WACA 2017 National Conference.


WACA Chair Individual Award

The inaugural WACA Chair Individual Award, given posthumously to Joan Russell, past Director of Travel at World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, was received by her husband Michael and daughter Aimee Lee in memory of Joan.


2017 National Conference

WACA is grateful to all attendees, speakers, and sponsors for their participation in the WACA 2017 National Conference. Thank you for making it such a successful, enriching, and memorable event! We'll be sharing photos and video recaps very soon!


Academic WorldQuest

Our flagship youth education program is a fun, fast-paced team competition for high school students. Academic WorldQuest (TM) tests players’ knowledge of current international politics, geography, global economics, history, and world cultures. Photo credit: USIP


Council of the Month

WAC Western Massachusetts brought 13 members to the WACA 2017 National Conference. Here, member Ken Furst talks to Minister Bakir of the KRG on 11/15.


Council News

Dr. Dambisa Moyo will present the FPA Centennial Lecture: "Is Democracy Dead?" on December 7.


Student Scolars

Imane Guisse, a WACA 2017 National Conference Student Scholarship recipient from WAC Greater Reading, is featured in an article in PENN State News.


USIP at IRC (Kansas City)

IRC (Kansas City) will host USIP Executive Vice President, Amb. Bill Taylor, for a WACA-USIP program, "Practical Peacebuilding for National Security," on 12/12.


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Cover to Cover: Richard N. Haass
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