12/16/2019, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm at University Club, UofL Belknap Campus  

- Mr. Mark Simakovsky is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and serves as vice president at Beacon Global Strategies, LLC. Throughout his career, Mr. Simakovsky has worked on a wide variety of national security issues, including defense policy, strategy, budget formulation, and congressional affairs. He has significant regional experience in Europe and Eurasia. Prior to joining… Read More




- The Book Club meeting has been rescheduled for January 28, at the home of Kevin Lynch. We will read the same book originally scheduled for October--Bruce Jentleson's The Peacemakers. Kevin's address is 14713 Forest Creek Way, Louisville, KY 40245 (in Forest Park). Read More


- Ethan Pelletier, one of our LCFR student scholars, attended the ACFR Young Leaders Initiative in Washington, D.C. in June. His report can be found below.     Read More



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