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World Affairs Global Drinks and Discussion Group-President Trump's Visit to China

  • Tue, December 19, 2017
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Novare Res, 4 Canal Plaza, Portland

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Monthly World Affairs Council of Maine 
Global Drinks and Discussion Group

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President Trump's Visit to China

Please join us for WACM monthly Global Drinks and Discussion Group. This is an informal get-together to talk in a small group about a global topic of current interest.  The December meeting of the group will take place on Tuesday, December 19th from 5:30 PM to 6:30 at Novare Res, 4 Canal Plaza, Portland. 

This event is free and open to WACM members and non members!!

Please register here, email Yvette at info@wacmaine.org or call (207) 780-4337 if you plan to attend. For more details about the event please contact Kerry Plath at kplath@ciee.org

This month's background reading: 

"Uncle Trump" Finds Fans in China, NYT:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/09/world/asia/trump-china-fans.html

"A Dealmaker Goes to China," NYT:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/06/opinion/trump-xi-jinping-china.html?action=click&contentCollection=Business%20Day&module=RelatedCoverage&region=Marginalia&pgtype=article

"What Came Out of President Trump's Trip to China," NPR:

https://www.npr.org/2017/11/09/563133692/what-came-out-of-president-trumps-trip-to-china

"Trump's Trip to China: Poor Optics and Missed Opportunities," The Diplomat:

https://thediplomat.com/2017/11/trumps-trip-to-china-poor-optics-and-missed-opportunities/

"Meeting of the Strongmen: How Did Trump Measure Up Against Xi?" CNN:

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/09/asia/donald-trump-china-xi-jinping/index.html

"Why the Cheery Trump Trip to China May Not Be So Successful," Washington Post:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/trump-thinks-his-china-trip-went-great-that-could-be-a-problem/2017/11/09/2aff59ea-c53d-11e7-a441-3a768c8586f1_story.html?utm_term=.22ef0b0c81eb

 


DirectionsNovare Res is located at 4 Canal Plaza in the Old Port , Portland, Enter through the alleyway at the Keybank sign at 50 Exchange St. between Middle St. and Fore St. Look for Novare Res on the north side of the parking lot.


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