In this issue:
Wednesday, February 13, 4:00 to 4:45 p.m. (ET)
Speaker: VALI R. NASR, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, CFR; Coauthor, "The Costs of Containing Iran," Foreign Affairs; Author, The Shia Revival
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Author: JOSHUA W. BUSBY, Assistant Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
Connections between climate change and national security are receiving unprecedented attention from policymakers and analysts. This report moves the discussion from broad assessments of the links between climate and security to a plan for action.
JENDAYI FRAZER, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Africa Affairs, U.S. Department of State
The top U.S. official in charge of African affairs says Kenya’s crisis could have serious consequences for peace plans in Somalia and Sudan.
Speakers: TRITA PARSI, President, National Iranian American Council;
BARBARA SLAVIN, Senior Fellow, United States Institute of Peace; Senior Diplomatic Reporter, USA Today
Presider: CARLA A. ROBBINS, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, New York Times
January 7, 2008
Experts discuss relations between the United States and Iran, including the U.S. National Intelligence Estimate, Iran's role in Iraq, and prospects for an improved U.S.-Iran relationship in the future.
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Speaker: AKBAR AHMED, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University
American University professor and former high commissioner of Pakistan to Great Britain leads a conversation on the current political turmoil and civil unrest in Pakistan, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.