CHANNEL CITY CLUB
The Channel City Club was founded in 1946 in Santa Barbara, California, to provide the community with a local venue for outstanding experts on state, national, and international issues.
COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS
The Committee on Foreign Relations promotes foreign
relations dialogue through lecture-discussions.
Member of ACFR, Washington, D.C.
During this time when we are unable to hold our luncheon programs and other in-person events,
we have had the benefit of timely Webinars/Zoom programs presented by experts at eminent “think tanks” through American Committees on Foreign Relations.
“How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Impact Great Power Competition?” (Hudson Institute; March 31, 2020)
“Disinformation Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic” (Wilson Center; April 7, 2020)
"The Food Supply During the Pandemic: Facts from the Front Line" (Heritage Foundation; April 13, 2020)
“COVID-19 and the U.S.-China Relationship: Collision or Collaboration?” (National Committee on U.S.- China Relations; April 14, 2020)
“U.S. Global Leadership Amid Contested Globalism: The Next 25 Years.” (Hudson Institute; April 20, 2020) This was followed by ACFR’s annual meeting.
“Nuclear Deterrence for the 21st Century” (Heritage Foundation & Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA); May 5, 2020)
“Putin and Russia: The Global Road Ahead” with Robert Donaldson, Ph.D. Director, Tulsa CFR & Erich Frankland, Director Casper CFR (May 7, 2020)
“In Russia’s Shadow: China’s Rising Security Presence?” (Kennan Institute, May 27, 2020)
“Making Sense of a World in Crisis — Through the Eyes of a Foreign Policy Expert” with Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations (July 13, 2020)
"Explore the Peace Trail on the National Mall" (The United States Institute of Peace, August 13, 2020)
"U.S.-Africa Policy Before, During, & After Covid-19" featuring Judd Devermont, Director of the CSIS Africa Program.
(Tuesday, August 25)
"US-China Relations: A New Cold War?" Hosted by Dr. Mohsen Milani, Founding Executive Director of the Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies at the University of South Florida (September 10, 2020)