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14. What Will a Biden Administration Mean for Business?

November 25, 2020

The voters have spoken. A Biden administration waits in the wings and could soon pursue an agenda that could change the way companies are regulated and the way they do business. How will the new administration respond to COVID-19, and which companies should now worry about being investigated? Our latest episode of The Sidley Podcast grapples with […]

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U.S. Amb. Pyatt says Greece’s Successful COVID Response is a ‘Moment of National Pride’

June 19, 2020

My talk with U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, June 18, 2020 Ambassador says response was guided by scientific advice. Such U.S. companies as Microsoft, Google and Cisco aided with technology. Silver lining of effort was the progress Greece made in digital governance. The interview is an excerpt from the NHSTalks presentation by the National […]

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Michael Flynn’s Turkey Connection and the Implications for U.S. Security and Democracy

June 1, 2020

As the Michael Flynn legal drama comes to its denouement, the media narrative has focused on his guilty plea to lying about conversations with the Russian ambassador and the Justice Department’s late decision to seek to drop charges against Flynn. But Flynn’s other foreign entanglement, with Turkey, may be even more significant to U.S. security, […]

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Back Channel Diplomacy Attempts to Defuse World Hot Spots, says U.S. Ambassador Dr. Susan Elliott

August 16, 2019

Retired U.S. Ambassador Dr. Susan Elliott tells us that back channel diplomacy is currently going on in ways unimagined by most citizens, through her organization, the National Committee on American Foreign Policy. She became the NCAFP’s President and CEO in August 2018. Officially known as Track II Diplomacy, these closed­-door and off­-the­-record conferences provide opportunities for […]

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