In this issue:
CFR.org’s newly-launched Campaign 2008 site tracks the presidential campaign through the prism of foreign policy, trade, international economics, and national and homeland security issues, featuring constantly updated Candidate Issue Guides that evaluate stances on specific topics like conflict in the Middle East and global warming, and a nonpartisan, analytical weblog that follows the appearances of these vital issues on the campaign trail. A one-stop resource for critical information on the upcoming elections.
June 12, 2007
Speaker: LOUISE ARBOUR
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Presider: LEE FEINSTEIN
Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy and International Law, CFR
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour discusses the functioning of her office within the United Nations and how it is working to prevent mass atrocities.
Chairs: CARLA A. HILLS, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hills & Company
DENNIS C. BLAIR, Former Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Command
Director: FRANK SAMPSON JANNUZI, Hitachi International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
The Council on Foreign Relations established an Independent Task Force to take stock of the changes underway in China today and to evaluate what these changes mean for the U.S.-China relationship. The overall message is that while the United States should not turn a blind eye to the challenges posed by China’s rise, U.S. strategy must focus on creating and taking advantage of opportunities to build on common interests in the region.