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Why the Russian Protests Matter

Speaker:

Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Moderator:

Anya Schmemann, Director, Task Force Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Russia's December 4 parliamentary vote has prompted mass demonstrations over allegations of electoral fraud. The protests also stem from public frustration with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's decision to run again for president in March. CFR senior fellow Stephen Sestanovich says "[E]ven if the [presidential] election doesn't go against [Putin], there's a potential here for changing the atmosphere and rules of Russian politics in a fundamental way." Listen in as Sestanovich discusses the elections and public demonstrations.

December 14, 2011 10:30-11:30 a.m. - Conference Call

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The United States and The Hague: A Conversation with Joan E. Donoghue

Speaker:

Joan E. Donoghue, U.S. Judge, International Court of Justice

Presider:

Edwin D. Williamson, Senior Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Over one dozen cases are currently pending before, or are under deliberation by, the International Court of Justice, ranging from territorial disputes to the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide. As the court seeks to address these issues, please join Judge Joan E. Donoghue for a discussion of the implications of the court on international law, as well as the role of the United States.

December 13, 2011 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Roundtable Discussion

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The Arab Uprisings: One Year Later

Speakers:

Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, F. Gregory Gause III, Professor of Political Science, University of Vermont, Mona Yacoubian, Senior Director, Middle East and Project Director, Pathways to Progress, Henry L. Stimson Center

The Arab Uprisings: One Year Later

December 13, 2011 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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The Global Energy Landscape

Speakers:

Carlos B. Pascual, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Daniel H. Yergin, Chairman and Founder, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates; Author, The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

Presider:

Ed Crooks, U.S. Industry and Energy Editor, Financial Times

This meeting is the first in a series of global partnership meetings with the Financial Times.

December 13, 2011 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Cocktail Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Meeting

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International Security Partnerships and Our Shared Responsibility: A Conversation with Janet Napolitano

Speaker:

Janet Napolitano, Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Upon her return from the G6+1 meeting of interior ministers in Paris, as well as visits with counterparts in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, please join U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano for a discussion about the Department of Homeland Security's work with international partners to strengthen global travel and trade networks, secure cyberspace, and address shared threats.

December 9, 2011 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:30 a.m. - Meeting

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World Economic Update

Speakers:

Richard Bernstein, Chief Executive Officer, Richard Bernstein Advisors; Former Chief Investment Strategist, Merrill Lynch & Co., Diane Swonk, Chief Economist and Senior Managing Director, Mesirow Financial

Presider:

Sebastian Mallaby, Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

December 8, 2011 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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A Conversation with Marco Rubio

Speaker:

Marco Rubio, U.S. Senator (R-FL)

Please join Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, for a discussion on U.S. policy in the Middle East.

December 8, 2011 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:15-1:15 p.m. - Meeting

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Israel's New Neighborhood

Speaker:

Kay Granger, Chair, House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (R-TX)

Presider:

Michael D. Mosettig, Senior Producer, Foreign Affairs and Defense, PBS NewsHour

Representative Kay Granger discusses the changing environment in the Middle East, focusing on Israel's future relations with Egypt and its other neighbors.

December 7, 2011 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:30 a.m. - Roundtable Discussion

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Book Reception: "American Force: Dangers, Delusions, and Dilemmas in National Security"

Speakers:

Richard K. Betts, Adjunct Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Director, Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University, James M. Lindsay, Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations

In American Force, Richard K. Betts investigates the use of American power since the end of the Cold War, suggesting guidelines for making it more selective and successful.

December 6, 2011 6:00-7:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception and Brief Remarks

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CEO Speaker Series: A Conversation with Kenneth Chenault

Speaker:

Kenneth I. Chenault, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, American Express

Presider:

Alan S. Murray, Deputy Managing Editor and Executive Editor, Online, Wall Street Journal

This meeting is also a Bernard L. Schwartz Lecture on Business and Foreign Policy.

December 6, 2011 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Portugal's Response to the Euro Area Crisis: Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Reform

Speaker:

Vitor Gaspar, Minister of State and Finance, Portuguese Republic

Presider:

Abby Joseph Cohen, President, Global Markets Institute and Senior Investment Strategist, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

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

December 2, 2011 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Dinner with CFR's Military Fellows

Speakers:

Captain Melissa Bert, USCG, Colonel Willard Buhl, USMC, Colonel Kathryn Burba, USA, Colonel Chad T. Manske, USAF, Captain Bradley S. Russell, USN

This special dinner with CFR's visiting military fellows will focus on military perspectives toward global hot-spots, the future of U.S. military strategy, and the impact of potential defense budget reductions.

The CFR Military Fellowship enables the officers selected by the Chiefs of Staff of the Army and the Air Force, the Chief of Naval Operations, and the Commandants of the Coast Guard and Marine Corps, to broaden their understanding of foreign relations by spending a year in residence at CFR's headquarters in New York.

December 1, 2011 6:15-6:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception
6:30-7:00 p.m. - Dinner
7:00-8:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Dealing with the Deficit: The Supercommittee and Beyond

Speakers:

Evan Bayh, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP; Former U.S. Senator (D-IN), Vin Weber, Managing Partner, Clark & Weinstock; Former U.S. Representative (R-MN)

Presider:

Doyle McManus, Washington Columnist, Los Angeles Times

The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction is due to submit a recommendation, by November 23, of more than a trillion dollars in deficit reduction measures to be undertaken over the next ten years. If the group fails to reach an agreement, a series of automatic spending cuts is set to take effect. Shortly after the November deadline, join Evan Bayh and Vin Weber to discuss the outcome of the bipartisan panel's deliberations and ramifications for the U.S. fiscal position.

December 1, 2011 6:00-6:30 p.m. - Dinner Reception
6:30-7:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Videoconference with Aung San Suu Kyi

Presider:

Paula J. Dobriansky, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Thomson Reuters; Former Undersecretary, Democracy and Global Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Speaker:

Aung San Suu Kyi, General Secretary, National League for Democracy

In advance of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit in December, please join the Council on Foreign Relations for a meeting conducted via live videoconference with Aung San Suu Kyi. Those attending in person in Washington will have an opportunity to participate in the question-and-answer session.

November 30, 2011 8:15-8:30 a.m. - Registration and Reception
8:30-9:45 a.m. - Videoconference

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Egypt's Elections: A Report from Cairo

Speaker:

Ed Husain, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Toni Johnson, Senior Staff Writer, CFR.org

Egyptians headed to the polls Monday in the first parliamentary elections since the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak amid deepening divisions in society and concern about the nation's direction. Join CFR senior fellow Ed Husain, who is currently in Cairo, for an analysis of the elections and the path ahead.

November 29, 2011 10:30-11:30 a.m. - Conference Call

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World Energy Outlook 2011

Speaker:

Fatih Birol, Chief Economist, International Energy Agency

Presider:

Edward L. Morse, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Research, Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.
November 29, 2011 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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90th Anniversary Reception

Founded in 1921, CFR is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Please join us at a reception in Washington, DC, as we commemorate ninety years of CFR's mission to help promote dialogue and understanding of the world and U.S. foreign policy. We hope you can join us.

November 28, 2011 6:00-8:00 p.m. - Reception

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McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: Central Banking in an Age of Improvisation

Speakers:

Arminio Fraga, Founding Partner, Gávea Investimentos Ltda.; Chairman of the Board, BM&F Bovespa; Former Governor, Central Bank of Brazil, Adam S. Posen, Member, Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England; Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Kevin M. Warsh, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Former Governor, Federal Reserve System

Presider:

Peter R. Fisher, Senior Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income, BlackRock Inc.

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

November 28, 2011 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Europe Update

Speakers:

Andrew Nagorski, Vice President and Director of Public Policy, EastWest Institute, Elaine F. Sciolino, Correspondent, Paris Bureau, New York Times; Author, La Seduction: How the French Play the Game of Life
November 22, 2011 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Lessons Drawn from the Structural Slump

Speaker:

Edmund S. Phelps, McVickar Professor of Political Economy, Columbia University; 2006 Winner, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

True and False Lessons Drawn from the Structural Slump

November 21, 2011 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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