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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:09:50 -0400
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.
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 11:35:17 -0400
Experts discuss opportunities and challenges in the Middle East.
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:15:21 -0400
Time is running out for Greece and its creditors to reach an economic framework agreement, warns CFR's Robert Kahn.
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:30:18 -0400
Administrator McCarthy discusses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to work with other nations to craft international climate policy and improve global environmental sustainability.
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 08:30:13 -0400
Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor, discusses the strategy for his five year mandate and other data protection issues in Europe and around the world.
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:01:10 -0400
Is the U.S. trade deficit a problem for the United States? If so, does it reflect competitiveness problems that are in part due to trade policies, or is it caused by factors that have nothing to do with trade policies? What are the proper policy responses?
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:23:41 -0400
Federal regulators voted to uphold net neutrality, but the debate is likely to continue in Congress and the courts for some time, says CFR’s Karen Kornbluh.
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:00:05 -0400
Experts discuss Saudi Arabia’s leadership transition and what it means for policymaking, oil prices, and human rights.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:00:26 -0500
Ahmet Davutoğlu, prime minister of the Republic of Turkey, discusses Turkey's economy with CFR President Richard N. Haass.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:00:31 -0500
Experts discuss the role of the United States in a changing global power structure.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:00:22 -0500
Director of National Intelligence, James R. Clapper Jr., joins Frances Fragos Townsend, executive vice president at MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., to discuss the state of the intelligence community, and current challenges and successes experienced across the enterprise.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:30:02 -0500
John E. Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, and Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, join Washington Post associate editor Karen J. DeYoung to discuss Ukraine’s politics, policies, and options going forward.
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:45:51 -0500
MIT professor emeritus and Rethink Robotics’ founder Rodney Brooks, Carnegie Mellon’s Abhinav Gupta, and MIT’s Andrew McAfee, join Nicholas Thompson, editor at NewYorker.com, to discuss artificial intelligence (AI) and robot technology, and their economic impact on industry and society in the future.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:00:43 -0500
Mac Thornberry, U.S. Representative (R-TX) and chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, joins Princeton University’s James Shinn to discuss threats to U.S. national security and Thornberry’s vision for the House Armed Services Committee, which oversees the budgets and policies of the military, Department of Defense, and the Pentagon.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:00:08 -0500
Michael Gfoeller, advisor at The Chertoff Group, David Goldwyn, president of Goldwyn Global Strategies, and Angela E. Stent, professor at Georgetown University, join CFR’S Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, to discuss the geopolitical implications of low oil prices.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:35:37 -0500
Charles Collyns, managing director and chief economist at the Institute of International Finance, James Stock, economics professor at Harvard University, and Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, join Yahoo! News anchor Bianna Golodryga, to exchange views on the recent oil price plunge.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:30:56 -0500
Howard K. Gruenspecht, deputy administrator at the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Edward L. Morse, global head of commodities research at Citibank, and Katherine B. Spector, head of commodities research at CIBC World Markets, join Bloomberg’s editor-at-large Betty Liu, to discuss the history and future of oil prices.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 18:00:24 -0500
Elliot L. Ackerman, author of Green on Blue: A Novel, Matthew Gallagher, author of Youngblood, and Michael Pitre, author of Fives and Twenty-Fives, join PEN American Center's Peter Godwin, to discuss the authors’ military experiences during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and what led each of them to write war-related novels.
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:30:14 -0500
Alyssa Ayres, CFR's senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, CFR's Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, and Stephen P. Cohen, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, join John D. Negroponte, vice chairman at McLarty Associates, to discuss U.S.-India relations.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:00:46 -0500
Madeleine K. Albright, chair of the Albright Stonebridge Group, Jin-Yong Cai, executive vice president and chief executive officer of the International Finance Corporation, David M. Cote, chairman and chief executive officer of Honeywell, and Jon Huntsman, chairman of the Atlantic Council, join Elizabeth C. Economy, CFR's C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and director for Asia studies, to discuss the political, economic, and security aspects of the U.S.-China relationship and their policy implications.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:00:58 -0500
Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California and former secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), joins CFR Board Member Mary McInnis Boies, to discuss Napolitano’s career. Napolitano reflects on border control, cybersecurity, intelligence capabilities, and leadership.
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:30:09 -0500
Former governor of Vermont, Howard Dean, and Americans for Tax Reform's Grover Norquist, join Politico's Michael P. Hirsh, to discuss President Lyndon B. Johnson’s broad social agenda, the Great Society. Fifty years after the Great Society’s inception, the panelists reflect on the agenda’s economic and social legacy and envision its future.
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:00:12 -0500
Nomura Securities' Lewis Alexander, LSE's Philippe Legrain, and CFR's Michael A. Levi, join CFR's Sebastian Mallaby, to discuss the global economy in 2015. The panel discusses oil prices, quantitative easing in Europe, and Greece and Russia’s economies.
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:00:30 -0500
Orchard Global Asset Management's Bradley D. Belt, North Carolina State Treasurer Janet Cowell, and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, join Columbia University's Glenn Hubbard, to discuss the challenges of fulfilling pension obligations in the United States and how these liabilities will affect economic growth and stability.
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:00:48 -0500
Christine Lagarde, managing director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), joins Diana Farrell, chief executive officer and president at the JPMorgan Chase Institute, to discuss the global economy and the IMF’s role in 2015.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:47:13 -0500
In keeping with the core mission of the Center for Preventive Action, this meeting evaluated the most worrisome sources of instability and conflict in 2015. The speakers discussed their respective organizations’ assessment of risks and potential crises for the new year.
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 18:00:37 -0500
Valerie Amos, undersecretary-general and emergency relief coordinator at the United Nations, joins Columbia University's George Rupp, to discuss the realities and challenges of humanitarian work around the world today.
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:00:07 -0500
Experts discuss the state of global governance during the first Council of Councils (CoC) public event, "Crisis in Global Governance: Reform or Reset?" live from the CoC Seventh Regional Conference in New Delhi, India, on January 13, 2015.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:08 -0500
Ellen Kullman, chair of the board and chief executive officer of DuPont, joins Alan S. Murray, editor at Fortune magazine, to discuss global competitiveness. Kullman describes Dupont’s deep portfolio strategy, and innovations ranging from drought-resistant cultivars to biofuel to golf ball materials.
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 14:00:55 -0500
Task Force Co-Chair Thomas E. Donilon, Task Force Project Director Thomas J. Bollyky, and Task Force Member Barbara Byrne, join Juju Chang, coanchor of ABC News' Nightline, to discuss the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force Report on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs).