REBUILDING IRAQ: LESSONS GOING FORWARD. 7/1, 8:30-10:00am. Sponsor: Institute for the Study of War (ISW). Speaker: Stuart Bowen, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, Author, Hard Lessons: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience.
RETHINKING NORTH KOREAN NEGOTIATIONS. 7/1, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliot School, George Washington University (GWU). Speaker: LTC Kiwan Shin, Republic of Korea Army, Visiting Scholar, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School, GWU.
MERRY CHRISTMAS (JOYEUX NOËL) 7/1, 6:30-9:00pm. Sponsor: Goethe-Institut Washington, Goethe Forum. Film viewing and discussion of the 2005 film that expands on an actual Christmas Eve during world War I, where the Germans, French, and Scottish fraternize and get to know the men who live on the opposite side of a brutal war, in what became a true lesson of humanity.