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Newsfront - January 23, 2009

World Affairs come home

The East Bay World Affairs Council's next program is "U.S.-Russia Relations: Challenges and Opportunities for the Obama Administration," on Sunday, Feb. 8, at Diablo Country Club. The presenter will be Ned Walker, executive director of the Berkeley Program in Eurasian and East European Studies and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Political Science Department at UC Berkeley. Registration and reception begin at 4:30 p.m. with the program at 5 p.m., and dinner at 7 p.m.

The cost for the program only is $10 for members, $15 for non-members. The program plus a three-course dinner is $50 for members, $55 for non-members. For reservations call (415) 293-4600 or e-mail

Future programs will include:

* "Dateline Havana: The Real Story of U.S. Policy and the Future of Cuba" with Reese Erlick, foreign correspondent and author; Wednesday, March 18, at the Lafayette Library, 952 Moraga Road; and

* "Guantanamo Trials for Terrorists" with Peter Jan Honigsberg, USF Professor of Law, in April at the Lafayette Library.

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