Palmetto Forum Luncheon


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The Walker Institute of International and Area Studies kicked off the 2014/2015 academic year with a lecture by three USC experts on European affairs. Robert Cox, Director of the Walker Institute, and Joel Samuels and Gordon Smith of the Rule of Law Collaborative offered their perspectives on the Crimea conflict and the Ukrainian crisis in general, as well as touched on the ways in which international relations between the Former Soviet Union and the West are evolving.