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Inside CFR Events (Audio)

A chance to go inside Council on Foreign Relations events. Listen to world leaders and foreign policy experts discuss and debate the most pressing issues in international affairs.


Foreign Policy Inbox: U.S.-Mexico Relations

Fri, 20 Feb 2009 11:53:06 EST

Watch experts discuss U.S.-Mexico relations under the Obama administration, including ways to mitigate drug violence and improve immigration policy.(image)

Understanding Modi, Abe, and Jokowi

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:20:40 EDT

Experts discuss the foreign policy priorities of recently elected leaders in Asia.(image)

HBO History Makers Series with Mo Ibrahim

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:21:42 EDT

Mo Ibrahim, founder and chairman of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and member of CFR's Global Board of Advisers, discusses good governance and leadership in Africa.(image)

Challenges and Opportunities of Global Growth: A Conversation with Sam Allen

Tue, 01 May 2012 14:01:08 EDT

Sam Allen on meeting the world's increasing need for food, fuel, shelter, and infrastructure; John Deere's first 175 years and the company's ambitious growth plans. This meeting is part of the Corporate Program's CEO Speaker Series, which provides a forum for leading global CEOs to share their priorities and insights before a high-level audience of CFR members. The series aims to educate the CFR membership on the private sector's important role in the policy debate by engaging the global business community's top leadership.(image)

NATO At 60 Symposium: Session III: NATO and Afghanistan

Wed, 18 Mar 2009 11:35:55 EDT

Watch experts shed light on such topics as what broad changes in NATO strategy are needed in Afghanistan, how NATO and U.S. forces can achieve unity of concept as well as unity of command, what can be done to better integrate the humanitarian, counterinsurgency, and counterterrorism missions, and others as part of the Council on Foreign Relations "NATO at 60" Symposium.(image)

Islam and the Self-Proclaimed Islamic State

Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:16:43 EDT

Experts discuss the ongoing crisis in the Middle East and the state of violent extremism.(image)

World Economic Update

Tue, 27 Jun 2006 00:00:00 EDT

8:00 – 8:20 a.m. Breakfast8:20 – 9:30 a.m. Meeting(image)

Technology’s Humanitarian Purposes

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:25:14 EDT

Laura Walker Hudson and Patrick Meier discuss innovations in technology and their application to rapid humanitarian response.(image)

Next Steps for NATO

Tue, 08 May 2012 14:16:50 EDT

In advance of the mid-May NATO summit in Chicago, Ambassador Daalder discusses the alliance's priorities and future, as well as broader transatlantic relations.(image)

How Should the United States Address Its Chinese Trade Imbalance?

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 10:23:46 EST

Experts outline variables such as nominal exchange rates, foreign exchange interventions, and macroeconomic imbalances as contributing factors affecting the trade relations between China and the United States. This event was part of the McKinsey Executive Roundtable series in International Economics(image)

U.S. Policy Toward Russia

Thu, 09 Apr 2009 14:30:57 EDT

Watch members of the Commission on U.S. Policy Toward Russia detail the findings of their recent report, "The Right Direction for U.S. Policy Toward Russia."(image)

Taliban in Transition: Three Things to Know

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:09:50 EDT

The death of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar will likely further complicate peace talks with the U.S.-backed government in Afghanistan, says CFR’s Dan Markey.(image)

Faith and Politics

Tue, 19 Sep 2006 00:00:00 EDT

12:00 to 12:30 p.m. Book Signing12:30 to 1:00 p.m. Lunch1:00 to 2:00 p.m. MeetingPlease note special time.**Seating is limited.**(image)

A Conversation on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:52:24 EST

Baroness Warsi, the United Kingdom's first Muslim cabinet minister and minister for faith, discusses her work on faith and foreign policy.(image)

What's Next for Chen Guangcheng?

Wed, 30 May 2012 15:09:05 EDT

Activist and advocate Chen Guangcheng discusses his personal journey, human rights, and the rule of law in China.(image)

Covering Cairo

Mon, 28 Mar 2011 11:03:34 EDT

Al Jazeera's Ayman Mohyeldin discusses his experiences reporting from the ground in the Middle East, including covering the recent Tahrir Square protests in Cairo, serving as one of the only foreign journalists based in the Gaza Strip, being embedded with the U.S. military in Iraq, and producing exclusive reports from elsewhere in the region. This meeting is part of the Voices of the Next Generation series, which seeks to bring CFR members together with fresh, young voices in the foreign policy discourse.(image)

An Unsettling Settlement: The 1922 Middle East Peace Agreement Seen Today

Wed, 29 Apr 2009 18:00:00 EDT

Historian David Fromkin will discuss how the post-Ottoman Middle East looks in the twenty-first century. This meeting is part of a series hosted with the National History Center featuring prominent historians who will examine the events and times that shaped foreign policy as we know it today.(image)

Assessing Tunisia's Opportunities and Challenges

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:43:06 EDT

Habib Essid discusses developments in Tunisia, and the current situation in the MENA region.(image)

Iraq: The Way Forward - Reporting Iraq: Perspectives from Two American Journalists

Mon, 02 Oct 2006 17:31:22 EDT

Watch James Fallows of The Atlantic Monthly and Rajiv Chandrasekaran of The Washington Post discuss their new books and the current situation in Iraq.(image)

On the Road to Economic Recovery and Productivity, With Lingering Concerns Over Inequality

Wed, 07 Jan 2015 16:39:50 EST

With the federal budget deficit rapidly shrinking and the United States seemingly on the road to sustained economic growth, Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the economic policy priorities of the Obama administration and what lies ahead for the U.S. economy.(image)

Pakistan Update

Thu, 21 Apr 2011 18:00:00 EDT


The United States and the Future of Global Governance: The Financial Crisis and Global Financial and Monetary Cooperation

Thu, 07 May 2009 00:00:00 EDT

What new forms of international financial and monetary coordination and regulation are required in light of the global economic crisis? How should the United States work to reform the Bretton Woods Institutions? Should the BRICs and other developing countries have an increased role at the IMF and World Bank? What are the preconditions for a U.S.-China bargain on global monetary and financial issues?(image)

U.S. Cybersecurity in the 21st Century

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 16:05:13 EDT

Experts assess the state of U.S. cybersecurity.(image)

Christopher J. Dodd

Mon, 16 Oct 2006 00:00:00 EDT

12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Meeting(image)

Tracking China's Resource Quest

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:19:52 EST

CFR Fellows Elizabeth Economy and Michael Levi join CFR President Richard N. Haass to discuss their recently published book, By All Means Necessary: How China's Resource Quest is Changing the World.(image)

The International Criminal Court: A New Approach to International Relations

Tue, 18 Sep 2012 10:06:57 EDT

Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC), discusses her vision for the ICC, her current caseload, and the court's role on the international stage. This meeting is part of the David Rockefeller Lecture Series.(image)

Eni Enrico Mattei Chair in Middle East and Africa Studies: The Arab Uprisings: Initial Observations

Thu, 23 Jun 2011 18:00:00 EDT

  The Eni Enrico Mattei Chair in Middle East and Africa Studies was established in 2009 through a generous gift from Eni and was named in honor of Eni's founder, Enrico Mattei, who played a significant role in the transformation of Eni into a global energy company. Robert Danin became the first chair holder in June 2010.(image)

Russian Foreign Policy: The Return of Great Power Politics

Fri, 29 May 2009 17:56:33 EDT

Watch Jeffrey Mankoff, adjunct fellow for Russia studies at CFR, discuss his new book, Russian Foreign Policy: The Return of Great Power Politics.(image)

The Future of Space

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:26:28 EST

Experts discuss the latest innovations in space technology, the prospects for a human mission to Mars, and the importance of sustaining American leadership in space exploration. (image)

Hidden Iran

Mon, 13 Nov 2006 18:25:48 EST

Watch the Council's Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies Ray Takeyh discuss his new book, Hidden Iran: Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic.(image)

Fracking Revolution Transforming the Global Energy Landscape

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:01:10 EST

Increased petroleum production in the United States, fueled largely by recent technological advances in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, has had a profound effect on the U.S. economy and global energy markets. CFR's Robert D. Blackwill sits down with Admiral Dennis C. Blair and former BP CEO John Browne to outline both the economic and geopolitcal implications of the current U.S. energy boom.(image)

Paradigm Shift: Efforts to Reform Drug Policy

Thu, 04 Oct 2012 13:00:00 EDT

Director Kerlikowske will discuss the state of global drug policy, including a new emphasis on programs that recognize drug addiction as a disease of the brain instead of a moral failure, trends in drug consumption domestically and internationally, and the diversification of transnational criminal organizations.(image)

Debt, Governance, and Growth: A Eurozone Perspective

Wed, 01 Jun 2011 13:42:44 EDT

Olli Rehn, commissioner for economic and monetary affairs for the European Union (EU), details the steps the EU is taking for comprehensive economic repair, and states that the EU is maintaining its momentum of growth. This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough series on International Economics.(image)

A Conversation With Tim Kaine

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 12:01:15 EST

Tim Kaine discusses U.S. leadership and involvement in the Middle East, provides his view on the need for Congress to authorize military action against the Islamic State, and addresses U.S. policy options in the region.(image)

World Economic Update

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 10:43:00 EST

Watch Roger W. Ferguson Jr., R. Glenn Hubbard, Stephen S. Roach, and Daniel K. Tarullo discuss recent global economic developments as part of the Council's signature World Economic Update Series.(image)

On the Road to Recovery, or Creating the "Mother of All Bubbles"?

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 13:55:22 EDT

With the tapering of the Federal Reserve's bond buying program well underway, and the possibility of future interest rate hikes under discussion, J.P. Morgan's Joyce Chang and Nouriel Roubini of Roubini Global Economics assess the risks that exist in the current global financial system in a discussion with CFR's Sebastian Mallaby.(image)

World Energy Outlook 2012

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 10:54:55 EST

Fatih Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency (IEA), explains findings in the IEA's flagship publication, World Energy Outlook 2012. The report presents authoritative projections of energy trends through 2035 and insights into what they mean for energy security, environmental sustainability, and economic development.(image)

A Conversation with Paul Kagame

Tue, 07 Jun 2011 16:29:51 EDT

Paul Kagame, president of the Republic of Rwanda, discusses Rwanda's domestic and foreign policies, as well as the dire need for a stronger energy infrastructure.(image)

Previewing Pittsburgh: The G20 and the Global Economy

Fri, 18 Sep 2009 12:30:00 EDT

Representing 85 percent of the world’s economy, G20 leaders will gather for the upcoming Pittsburgh Summit to discuss issues critical to the future of the global financial system. Join Edwin M. Truman and David Wessel for a preview of the summit and a discussion of its significance for a world struggling to recover from financial crisis.  (image)

Stanley Fischer on U.S. Monetary Policy

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:25:00 EST

Stanley Fischer discusses the U.S. economy, recent economic developments, and monetary policy.(image)

Twenty-First-Century Environmentalism: How Protecting our Environment will Create Economic Growth

Thu, 12 Apr 2007 00:00:00 EDT

12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Meeting(image)

Globalizing World Requires Transatlantic Partnership and Leadership

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:01:38 EST

With the economic structural reforms enacted in many southern European countries now beginning to show results, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble joins Robert M. Kimmitt of the American Council of Germany to discuss the current state of the European economic recovery.(image)

Pakistan's Regional Pivot: A Conversation with Hina Rabbani Khar

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 13:15:00 EST

*Please note the new time.*(image)

A Conversation with Benjamin Netanyahu

Thu, 08 Jul 2010 13:11:23 EDT

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu discusses U.S.-Israel relations, the threat of a nuclear Iran, the peace process, and the possibility of extending a temporary settlement freeze in the West Bank.(image)

Pakistan: Beyond the War on Terror

Wed, 07 Oct 2009 12:30:00 EDT

Join Minister Qureshi for a discussion of U.S.-Pakistan relations and to examine critical political, economic, and security issues in the region. (image)

'Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War'

Fri, 04 Mar 2016 11:44:12 EST

Fred Kaplan discusses his new book, 'Dark Territory.'(image)

Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism: And the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

Mon, 07 May 2007 00:00:00 EDT

In their new book, authors Robert Litan and Carl Schramm document four different varieties of capitalism, some good and some bad for growth.  They examine how countries catching up to the United States can move faster toward the economic frontier, while laying out the need for the United States itself to stick to and reinforce the recipe for growth that has enabled it to be the leading economic force in the world.12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch1:00 – 2:00 p.m. MeetingThis meeting is cosponsored by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.(image)

Global Economy Continues to Strengthen, but Concerns Remain

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:42:52 EST

Lewis Alexander of Nomura Securities, Dartmouth's Peter R. Fisher, and Vincent Reinhart of Morgan Stanley sit down with CFR's Sebastian Mallaby to provide an overview of the current state of the world economy and to identify potential trouble spots on the horizon.(image)

Update on the CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force Report on U.S. Immigration Policy

Wed, 13 Feb 2013 11:41:15 EST

As the 113th U.S. Congress considers an overhaul of the country's immigration system, Task Force members Richard Land, Eliseo Medina, and project director Edward Alden discuss U.S. policy options and political prospects for comprehensive change.(image)

Video Highlight: The Future of Radical Islam in Europe

Tue, 06 Nov 2007 14:32:21 EST

French author and academic Olivier Roy discusses his views of Islam in Europe, noting a rejection of radicalism among the mainstream and bemoaning government policies that "stir up the problems we wish to diffuse."(image)

Global Economic Trends: The Business of Aid

Tue, 27 Oct 2009 14:12:56 EDT

Watch experts break down the relationship between foreign aid and local business in the developing world.(image)

Why U.S. Economic Leadership Matters

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 14:35:01 EDT

Jacob J. Lew discusses America’s leadership in the global economy.(image)

HBO History Makers Series: A Conversation with William J. Perry

Wed, 13 Jun 2007 12:24:35 EDT

Watch William J. Perry, former U.S. secretary of defense, reflect on the challenges he faced in the post-Cold War era as part of the Council's HBO History Makers Series.(image)

25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Mon, 02 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDT

Session One: The U.S. PerspectiveThis session will provide insight on the U.S. perspective and response to the crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square twenty-five years ago.Brent Scowcroft, President, Scowcroft Group; Former National Security Adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. BushNicholas D. Kristof, Columnist and former Beijing Correspondent, New York Times; Pulitzer Prize recipient for coverage of the Tiananmen Square democracy movement 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Breakfast9:00 to 10:15 a.m. MeetingSession Two: The Chinese PerspectiveThis session will provide analysis and on-the-ground perspective on Chinese policy before and after the protests in June 1989.Louisa Lim, International Correspondent, Beijing, National Public Radio (NPR); Author, The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited Xiao Qiang, Adjunct Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley; Founder and Editor-in-Chief, China Digital Times Presider: Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society10:30 to 11:30 a.m. MeetingPlease indicate which sessions you would like to attend and email or return this FORM by fax to New York Meetings at 212.434.9804.Related Readings:The Tiananmen Papers by Andrew J. Nathan(image)

A Conversation with Ginni Rometty

Wed, 06 Mar 2013 15:35:38 EST

IBM chairman, president, and CEO Ginni Rometty discusses the use of big data and the ways in which organizations are learning to compete in a new landscape, as part of CFR's CEO Speaker series.(image)

Education for Children of Conflict Roundtable Series: Iraq, Education, and Children of Conflict

Tue, 08 Apr 2008 00:00:00 EDT

Due to war and sectarian violence, many Iraqis have fled their homes and are now living as refugees in neighboring countries or as internally displaced persons in Iraq. Children make up about half of the four million people uprooted from their homes, and there is no doubt that their education is falling through the cracks. The World Bank's Safaa El-Kogali, who recently met with the Iraqi Minister of Education, the Director General of Planning, and other senior officials, is working with the government on capacity-building initiatives to meet the needs of internally displaced children. George Rupp, President of the International Rescue Committee, recently returned from a trip to the region, where he met with top government officials from Syria, Jordan, Iraq, and the United States, as well as with Iraqi refugees in Syria and Jordan. Angelina Jolie traveled to Iraq in February to learn more about the situation of displaced children and to raise awareness about their humanitarian needs.Transcript: Iraq, Education, and Children of ConflictVideo Highlights: Iraq, Education, and Children of Conflict(image)

Countdown to Copenhagen Symposium: Session 1: Copenhagen in a Global Context

Thu, 12 Nov 2009 15:45:29 EST

Watch experts and policymakers place the climate change negotiations at Copenhagen within a global context. This session was part of a CFR symposium, Countdown to Copenhagen: What's Next for Climate Change?, which was made possible through generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Alcoa Foundation, and the Robina Foundation.(image)

Major Flashpoints in Southern Asia

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:38:06 EDT

Experts address current transformations of Asia’s strategic landscape, and how the return of geopolitics affects regional peace and security.(image)

Cape Town Mayor Says Clean Government and Pro-Business Policies Are Keys to Development

Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:26:30 EDT

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille joins Ann Cooper of Columbia University to offer her thoughts on recent events in South African politics.(image)

Symposium on the U.S.-Japan Partnership: Session One: Global Transformations and the U.S.-Japan Partnership

Tue, 02 Dec 2008 13:27:08 EST

Watch experts reflect on global challenges such as the rise of China, climate change, and energy security and how these affect the U.S.-Japan partnership. This session was part of the CFR Symposium on the U.S.-Japan Partnership: An Agenda for Change, cosponsored with the Asahi Shimbun.(image)

Ukraine’s Orange Revolution: Film Screening and Discussion

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 12:08:49 EST

Watch experts discuss the film Orange Revolution and the significance of these events for Ukraine and nonviolent democracy movements elsewhere.(image)

'Morning in South Africa'

Wed, 08 Jun 2016 15:51:53 EDT

John Campbell discusses 'Morning in South Africa', his new book that introduces post-apartheid South Africa to an international audience and argues that South Africa’s future is bright and that its democratic institutions will weather its current lackluster governance.(image)

A Conversation with Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Thu, 27 Sep 2007 13:00:00 EDT

This meeting has been waitlisted.(image)

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Growth and Jobs in Italy

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:52:38 EDT

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi joins Ruth Porat, chief financial officer and executive vice president at Morgan Stanley, to discuss Italy's economic challenges.(image)

A Conversation with Helen Clark

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:52:00 EDT

Helen Clark discusses the 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World. The report identifies more than forty developing countries that have done better than expected in human development in recent decades, with their progress accelerating markedly over the past ten years.(image)

McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: What is the Right Economic Approach to Global Warming?

Tue, 15 Apr 2008 08:00:00 EDT

The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and the Corporate Program.(image)

Open Minds, Open Labs: Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation and Access to Medicines in the Developing World

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 08:00:00 EST

This meeting is part of the CEO speaker series. This series provides a forum for leading global CEOs to share their priorities and insights before a high-level audience of CFR members. The series aims to educate the CFR membership on the private sector's important role in the policy debate by engaging the global business community's top leadership. Members benefit from hearing CEOs' perspectives as well as interacting with them in an informal setting; in turn, CEOs have the opportunity to highlight the work of their organization and strengthen their relationship with CFR.(image)

The Foreign Policy Legacy of the Obama Administration

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:27:32 EDT

Experts discuss the foreign policy initiatives of the Obama administration, its successes and failures, and the issues that will become President Obama's lasting legacy.(image)

America's Strategic Opportunity with India

Tue, 23 Oct 2007 17:15:48 EDT

Watch U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs R. Nicholas Burns, discuss America's strategic opportunities with India, including the U.S.-India nuclear deal and India's role as a key player in South Asia.(image)

Iraqi President Fuad Masum on ISIS and Iraq's Challenges

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:25:32 EST

Iraqi President Fuad Masum joins Michael R. Gordon, national security correspondent for the New York Times, to discuss ISIS and the current situation in Iraq.(image)

Foreign Policy Begins at Home: The Case for Putting America's House in Order

Mon, 06 May 2013 18:30:00 EDT

Please join Council on Foreign Relations President Richard N. Haass for a discussion of his new book, Foreign Policy Begins at Home. He describes a twenty-first century in which power is widely diffused, the result of globalization, revolutionary technologies, and power shifts. Haass argues that the biggest threats to U.S. security and prosperity come not from abroad but from within. He puts forward a new foreign policy doctrine of Restoration, in which the United States limits its engagement in foreign wars and humanitarian interventions and instead focuses on restoring the economic foundations of its power.(image)

A Conversation with Alan Greenspan

Wed, 15 Sep 2010 10:38:09 EDT

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan discusses prospects for financial recovery and the future of the housing market. This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics.(image)

Iraq: The Way Forward–U.S. Ambassador's Assessment

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 18:30:00 EST

In advance of elections scheduled for early next month, join Ambassador Christopher R. Hill for a discussion of Iraqi governance and the political and security implications of what occurs at the polls.(image)

Nuclear Modernization: Is the United States Headed for a New Arms Race?

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:06:48 EDT

Experts discuss U.S. policy towards nuclear modernization, the costs and benefits of developing a new generation of nuclear weapons, and the effects on the balance of power among nuclear states.(image)

C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Donald Kohn

Wed, 28 Nov 2007 00:00:00 EST

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.(image)

Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Open Russia and Building Civil Society

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:30:07 EST

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, founder of Open Russia, joins CFR Fellow Stephen Sestanovich to discuss building and strengthening civil society in Russia.(image)

A Conversation with Philip Zelikow

Fri, 09 Sep 2011 12:03:10 EDT

Philip Zelikow, former executive director of the 9/11 Commission Report, presses the need to hold trials for the 9/11 conspirators and explores the findings of the report. This session was part of a CFR symposium, 9/11: Ten Years Later, which was made possible by the generous support of Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis.(image)

Nigeria in Turmoil

Fri, 19 Mar 2010 14:29:01 EDT

Watch experts report on Nigeria's presidential crisis, sectarian conflict, and security dilemmas in the oil-rich Niger Delta.(image)

A Conversation With James Clapper

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:17:01 EDT

James Clapper reflects on lessons learned over his six years as Director of National Intelligence and discusses critical intelligence concerns facing the next U.S. president.(image)

C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: Rebalancing the U.S.-China Economic Relationship

Tue, 29 Jan 2008 18:29:14 EST

Watch David H. McCormick, the U.S. Treasury Department's undersecretary for international affairs, discuss issues critical to the economic relationship between China and the United States.(image)

Stephen J. Hadley Looks Back on 9/11, Iraq, and Afghanistan

Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:07:18 EST

Stephen J. Hadley, former national security advisor to President George W. Bush, joins CNN's Global Affairs Correspondent Elise Labott to discuss his experiences in foreign policy and national security.(image)

Presidential Inbox Series: Russia

Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:08:16 EDT

Experts discuss Russia, as part of the U.S. presidential inbox series examining the major issues confronting the administration in the foreign policy arena.(image)

A Conversation with Sebastián Piñera

Fri, 16 Sep 2011 16:03:32 EDT

Sebastián Piñera, president of the Republic of Chile, discusses Chile's strong fiscal and trade policies, as well as efforts to increase domestic per capita income.(image)

Buiter: Sovereign Debt Problems to Continue

Fri, 07 May 2010 11:24:28 EDT

Citigroup's Chief Economist Willem Buiter discusses the future of sovereign debt in the wake of the crisis in Greece. This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics.(image)

Navigating the U.S. Presidential Transition

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:58:26 EST

Former White House chiefs of staff discuss the challenges facing the incoming administration as it enters the White House, as well as lessons learned from the three previous U.S. presidential transitions.(image)

Fear and Hitler's Instant Subversion of Freedom

Fri, 07 Mar 2008 17:05:49 EST

Watch Fritz Stern, university professor emeritus at Columbia University, discuss the legacy of Hitler's transformation of Germany into a one-party dictatorship. This meeting was hosted in collaboration with the National History Center.(image)

ISIS, Cyberattacks, and Other Threats to Homeland Security

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:09:52 EST

Michael McCaul, chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security in the U.S. House of Representatives, joins Jane Holl Lute, president and chief executive officer at the Council on CyberSecurity, to discuss the growth of ISIS, foreign fighters, and threats to U.S. homeland security.(image)

A Conversation with General James F. Amos

Tue, 25 Oct 2011 14:33:54 EDT

General Amos discusses the roles and missions of Marines in U.S. national security, as well as the future priorities for the Corps.(image)

HBO History Makers Series with Thomas J. Ridge

Mon, 24 May 2010 18:00:00 EDT

The Home Box Office History Makers Series focuses particular attention on the contributions made by a prominent individual at a critical juncture in international relations. Recent speakers in the series include George Shultz, General William Fallon, and Martin Indyk.(image)

The Iran Nuclear Deal: The Future of the JCPOA

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:33:56 EST

Experts evaluate the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear program, the issues that have arisen in the past year, and what the new administration should consider for the future of the deal.(image)

Slavery and Supply Chains: What Businesses Can Do To Fight Human Trafficking

Wed, 14 May 2008 08:00:00 EDT

The unprecedented movement of labor and complex chains of production of exportable goods promise many advances for economic prosperity. Ambassador Mark Lagon will argue that the rule of law and good corporate citizenship are needed to address those cases when migrant workers are subjected to forced labor as a result of coercion, fraud, debt, and seized identity documents.  Globalization need not result in human trafficking as a modern day form of slavery, but only if public and private sector actors work vigilantly together.(image)

The Federal Reserve Then and Now: Better Equipped to Avert Crises?

Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:30:39 EDT

Author Liaquat Ahamed, CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow and Citigroup Global Chief Economist Willem Buiter, and NYU's Professor of Economics Mark Gertler, join CFR Senior Fellow Sebastian Mallaby to discuss the history of the Federal Reserve and its future.(image)

Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy: Coping with Rogue States, Failing States, and Proliferators (Session 4)

Fri, 06 Oct 2006 00:00:00 EDT

1:45 to 3:00 p.m. Meeting This program has been made possible by a generous gift from Rita E. Hauser.(image)