Items Tagged with 'World Affairs Council'


Negotiations with Chinese leaders have direct impact on West Michigan, state

September 25, 2015
While the start of ArtPrize held center stage last week, the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping for a meeting of tech executives in Seattle and political meetings in Washington, D.C, did not escape the attention of West Michigan business owners. Read More

Expert scrutinizes Chinese investment in U.S.

World Affairs Council speaker is participating in national ‘town hall’ meeting.

September 25, 2015
In college, Henry Levine’s interest in China had no practical use. Read More

Inside Track: World Affairs Council opens global window in West Michigan

Dixie Anderson has hosted dignitaries, bestselling authors and presidents from around the world.

June 13, 2014
Dixie Anderson strolled past the security detail assigned to protect then-Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and his wife for a meet-and-greet and afternoon tea at the Amway Grand Plaza. Read More

World Affairs Council opens foreign policy series

January 31, 2014
Grand Rapids will be having a discussion Monday about whether or not Edward Snowden is a traitor, a hero or both. Read More