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Top 10 Relevant Episodes of 2020

Altamar is wrapping up its most urgent year yet. As we look towards 2021, here’s a holiday playlist of our Top 10 most relevant episodes of 2020: 

  1. Britain: Shaking off the Brexit Blues? (January 17, 2020)
    Caroline Atkinson, Former Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics to President Barack Obama and former Head of Global Policy for Google

  2. 5G: Progress or Peril? (March 27, 2020)
    Tom Wheeler, Former head of the Federal Communications Commission

  3. The Poverty Pandemic (April 10, 2020)
    Robert Guest, Foreign Editor of The Economist

  4. The End of Oil? (May 8, 2020)
    Francisco Monaldi, Rice University’s fellow in Latin American energy policy at the Baker Institute’s Center for Energy Studies

  5. Space Is Back (July 17, 2020)
    George Whitesides, Chief Space Officer of Virgin Galactic

  6. Vaccine Wars (July 31, 2020)
    Lawrence Gostin, Director of the O’Neill Institute for Health Law at Georgetown University and Director of the WHO’s Collaborating Center on National and Global Health Law

  7. Beirut Burning (August 28, 2020)
    Paul Salem, President of the Middle East Institute

  8. Gunshots in the Himalayas (September 11, 2020)
    Dhruva Jaishankar, Director of the U.S. Initiative at the New Delhi-based Observer Research Foundation

  9. Europe’s Surprising Global Reset (September 25, 2020)
    Daniela Schwarzer, Director of the German Council on Foreign Relations

  10. Arab Realignment (October 9, 2020)
    Abdulkhaleq Abdulla, Emirati academic, author of The Gulf Moment and political commentator





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