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


World Economic Update

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:29:11 EDT

The World Economic Update highlights the quarter's most important and emerging trends. Discussions cover changes in the global marketplace with special emphasis on current economic events and their implications for U.S. policy. (image)

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Public Perspectives Toward Democracy

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:29:40 EDT

Panelists discuss global public opinion towards democracy amid the rise of populists and autocrats, and the implications for the future of democracy and U.S. foreign policy.(image)

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Documentary Screening and Discussion of 'Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS'

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:58:44 EDT

Panelists will discuss National Geographic Documentary Films’ Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS, as well as the Syrian war and its political and social consequences. (image)

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Russia and the West: An Historical Perspective

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:59:31 EDT

Panelists discuss the history of Russian foreign policy, and how themes seen through the last century of Russia’s relationship with the West might affect present and future U.S.-Russia relations.(image)

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A Conversation With Lee Hsien Loong

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:28:34 EDT

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong discusses U.S.-Singapore bilateral relations as well as strategic challenges and opportunities in the Asia-Pacific. (image)

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The Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:23:43 EDT

Eric Schwartz recounts his recent visit to Bangladesh and discusses what humanitarian organizations and international governments can do to address this crisis. (image)

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Roberto Azevêdo Discusses Trade Policies of the United States

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:51:38 EDT

This is the final session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium. (image)

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The United States, Trade Remedies, and the World Trade Organization

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:00:09 EDT

This is the third session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium. (image)

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China and the United States: Governing a Contentious Bilateral Trade and Investment Relationship

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 16:06:56 EDT

This is the second session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium. (image)

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NAFTA Renegotiation: Renewal or Expiration?

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 11:47:22 EDT

This is the first session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium. (image)

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A Discussion on the Northern Ireland Peace Process

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 09:59:36 EDT

Panelists discuss the relative success of the Northern Ireland peace process almost twenty years since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.(image)

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Foreign Affairs September/October Issue Launch: Trump and the Allies--The View From Abroad

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:19:39 EDT

Gideon Rose discusses the September/October 2017 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine with contributors Takako Hikotani, Jon D. Michaels, and Shannon K. O’Neil. The latest issue reports on how countries traditionally allied with the United States are grappling with the challenges of the Trump era.(image)

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A Conversation on the Iran Nuclear Deal With Senator Tom Cotton

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:51:20 EDT

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) lays out his views on a strategic basis for non-certification of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and offers a way forward on U.S.-Iran policy. (image)

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'Realism and Democracy - American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:27:27 EDT

Elliott Abrams discusses his new book, Realism and Democracy: American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring. (image)

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Cuba 2018: What to Expect

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:28:29 EDT

Since President Barack Obama opened U.S. relations with Cuba, what has changed on the island?  (image)

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A Conversation With Alan Peter Cayetano

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:09:37 EDT

Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano discusses the Philippines’ foreign policy strategy under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, the country’s regional role in southeast Asia, and the relationship between the United States and the Philippines.(image)

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A Conversation with Senator Jack Reed

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:10:56 EDT

Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) discusses the president's approach to dealing with North Korea and Russia; Iran's compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA); and the U.S. military's state of preparedness.(image)

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International Trade Policy: A Conversation With Representative Sander Levin

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:41:18 EDT

Representative Sander Levin discusses the future of U.S. international trade policy.  (image)

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Restoring Stability in a Turbulent Middle East: A Perspective From the League of Arab States

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:40:50 EDT

Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit discusses the state of affairs in the Middle East. (image)

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A Conversation With Luis Videgaray Caso

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:38:37 EDT

Secretary Videgaray Caso discusses the future of U.S.-Mexican relations and the challenges facing President Peña Nieto's administration. (image)

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A Conversation With Michelle Bachelet

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:22:30 EDT

President Michelle Bachelet discusses the importance of Chile's regional integration in South America. (image)

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A Conversation With Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:21:21 EDT

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani discusses the challenges facing Afghanistan, including its fight against terror groups, and his country’s relationship with the United States.(image)

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David A. Morse Lecture: The Future of Work - A Conversation With Guy Ryder

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:12:28 EDT

International Labour Organization Director-General Guy Ryder discusses the future of work, including the impact of automation on jobs, education and skills development for emerging sectors, and the challenges presented by labor migration.(image)

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