Five For Friday: A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center

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[image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] Five for Friday A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center April 21, 2017 Explore More BUY ENGAGE TICKETS <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir READ THE CATALYST <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir UPCOMING EVENTS <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Amanda Schnetzer, Director of the Bush Institute's Global Initiatives, and Lindsay Lloyd, Deputy Director of the Human Freedom Initiative, joined Kris Boyd on KERA's Think program this week to discuss how the U.S. should handle the growing threat of North Korea. ] Bush Institute Experts Discuss North Korea on KERA Amanda Schnetzer , Director of the Bush Institute's Global Initiatives, and Lindsay Lloyd , Deputy Director of the Human Freedom Initiative, joined Kris Boyd on KERA's Think program this week to discuss how the U.S. should handle the growing threat of North Korea. “These two issues that we're talking about - human rights and the security challenge posed by a potentially nuclear North Korea...are inextricably linked and need to be dealt with on more parallel footing,” said Schnetzer. “If we weren't paying attention before, it's time to pay attention now.” North Korea's unprecedented and accelerating tempo of missile tests and nuclear detonations shows no signs of fading, but denuclearization cannot be pursued or attained without addressing the human rights abuses in the country. Schnetzer and Lloyd described the history of the regime and ongoing challenges and offered policy recommendations for the way forward. Listen to the interview <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir In Focus Watch | BILL BROWDER TALKS RUSSIA AND RED NOTICE This week the Bush Center welcomed Bill Browder , author of Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice , for a sold-out Engage event highlighting his book and his incredible story of corruption and violence in Russia. The Russian “enemy of the state” shared a glimpse inside the inner workings of the Kremlin, and he and Bush Center CEO Ken Hersh touched on America's current challenges and opportunities when it comes to Russia. Watch the Video [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | First Ladies Take Action In A Role Without A Rulebook <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir the Bush Institute puts forward ideas on how First Ladies can make the biggest impact. The work of H.E. Monica Geingos , First Lady of Namibia, is an excellent example of how one of the recommendations <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir -- engage with citizens and peers -- provides First Ladies with an opportunity to transcend boundaries. Through her One Economy Foundation <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Mrs. Geingos connects with the diverse citizens of her country to identify powerful solutions for economic advancement and social inclusion. Read the report [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | Warrior Wellness Alliance Grows The Mission Continues, an organization that empowers transitioning veterans to find purpose through community impact, is the newest member of the Bush Institute’s recently announced Warrior Wellness Alliance <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir which connects peer-to-peer veteran networks with best-in-class health providers. The Bush Center looks forward to hosting the Warrior Wellness Alliance next week when the members convene for the first time. Learn more [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir EARTH DAY | DID YOU KNOW? The Bush Center was the first Presidential Center to earn LEED Platinum certification for new construction, the highest level in the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system. Responsibly sourced materials, water conservation measures, and the use of sustainable and renewable energy all support the Bush Center's commitment to conservation. Learn More about Our Building and Grounds [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205 T. 214-200-4300 | E. xxx [image: Twitter] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Instagram] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Facebook] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Flickr] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: YouTube] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Email Preferences <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Privacy Policy <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Give Today <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir

Five for Friday

A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center

April 21, 2017

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THE CATALYST
 
 
 
Amanda Schnetzer, Director of the Bush Institute's Global Initiatives, and Lindsay Lloyd, Deputy Director of the Human Freedom Initiative, joined Kris Boyd on KERA's Think program this week to discuss how the U.S. should handle the growing threat of North Korea.

Bush Institute Experts Discuss North Korea on KERA

Amanda Schnetzer, Director of the Bush Institute's Global Initiatives, and Lindsay Lloyd, Deputy Director of the Human Freedom Initiative, joined Kris Boyd on KERA's Think program this week to discuss how the U.S. should handle the growing threat of North Korea.

“These two issues that we're talking about - human rights and the security challenge posed by a potentially nuclear North Korea...are inextricably linked and need to be dealt with on more parallel footing,” said Schnetzer. “If we weren't paying attention before, it's time to pay attention now.”

North Korea's unprecedented and accelerating tempo of missile tests and nuclear detonations shows no signs of fading, but denuclearization cannot be pursued or attained without addressing the human rights abuses in the country. Schnetzer and Lloyd described the history of the regime and ongoing challenges and offered policy recommendations for the way forward.

 

In Focus

Watch | BILL BROWDER TALKS RUSSIA AND RED NOTICE

This week the Bush Center welcomed Bill Browder, author of Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice, for a sold-out Engage event highlighting his book and his incredible story of corruption and violence in Russia. The Russian “enemy of the state” shared a glimpse inside the inner workings of the Kremlin, and he and Bush Center CEO Ken Hersh touched on America's current challenges and opportunities when it comes to Russia.

Read | First Ladies Take Action

InA Role Without A Rulebook, the Bush Institute puts forward ideas on how First Ladies can make the biggest impact. The work of H.E. Monica Geingos, First Lady of Namibia, is an excellent example of how one of the , Mrs. Geingos connects with the diverse citizens of her country to identify powerful solutions for economic advancement and social inclusion.

Read | Warrior Wellness Alliance Grows

The Mission Continues, an organization that empowers transitioning veterans to find purpose through community impact, is the newest member of the Bush Institute’s recently announced , which connects peer-to-peer veteran networks with best-in-class health providers. The Bush Center looks forward to hosting the Warrior Wellness Alliance next week when the members convene for the first time.

EARTH DAY | DID YOU KNOW?

The Bush Center was the first Presidential Center to earn LEED Platinum certification for new construction, the highest level in the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system. Responsibly sourced materials, water conservation measures, and the use of sustainable and renewable energy all support the Bush Center's commitment to conservation.

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