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Saturday, May 4 • 2:45pm - 3:35pm
Dictators & Democracy

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Dictators are experiencing a renewed role in American political discourse as President Trump publicly engages with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, attempts to disengage with the Assad regime in Syria and openly challenges Maduro in Venezuela. Meanwhile, the governments of global powers China and Russia have taken steps toward more authoritarian rule. Experts on Russia, Africa and Central American discuss these dictatorships and the threats that they pose to our democracy.

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Enrique Cerna

Senior Correspondent, Crosscut
Enrique Cerna is senior correspondent for Crosscut and KCTS 9. He joined KCTS 9 in January, 1995. Since then, he has anchored current affairs programs, moderated statewide political debates, produced and reported stories for national PBS programs as well as local documentaries on... Read More →

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Michael Camilleri

Rule of Law Director, Inter-American Dialogue
Michael Camilleri is Director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program at the Inter-American Dialogue. An international lawyer and former diplomat, he served in the Obama administration from 2012 to 2017 as the Western Hemisphere adviser on the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning... Read More →
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Jackie Miller

President & CEO, World Affairs Council
Jacqueline has led the World Affairs Council of Seattle since May 2014. She held senior positions in policy organizations and non-profits on the east coast before moving to the Pacific Northwest. In Seattle, she also serves on the Mayor’s International Affairs Advisory Board; is... Read More →
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Connie G. Anthony, PHD

Professor, Political Science, Seattle University
Connie Anthony's expertise is in international relations and comparative development with a focus on the developing world. She has written on the politics of international aid, technology transfer, refugees, intervention, and resource development. She has worked in social constructivist... Read More →

Saturday May 4, 2019 2:45pm - 3:35pm PDT