U.S. Foreign Policy Roundtable Series

Director: Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy
September 1, 2010 - Present

The U.S. Foreign Policy Roundtable Series is an ongoing series that provides a forum for discussion with leading experts on the major issues and developments that impact U.S. foreign policy. The series has covered a broad range of topics, such as domestic and international counterterrorism efforts, the global financial crisis, evolving media coverage of international news developments, and U.S. policy in the Greater Middle East, especially in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India.

Meetings

Roundtable Meeting

Lee Kuan Yew and the World

Speakers:

Graham T. Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard Univeristy; Coauthor, Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, The United States, and the World, Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations; Coauthor, Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, the United States, and the World

Presider:

David E. Sanger, Columnist and Associate Editor, The New York Times
February 19, 2013

This meeting is on the record.

Roundtable Meeting

Lee Kuan Yew and World

Speakers:

Graham T. Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard University; Coauthor, Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, The United States, and the World, Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations; Coauthor, Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, the United States, and the World

Presider:

David R. Ignatius, Columnist and Associate Editor, The Washington Post
February 11, 2013

This meeting is on the record.

Roundtable Meeting

Will Iran Get a Bomb or Be Bombed?

Speaker:

Graham T. Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
July 10, 2012

This meeting is not for attribution.

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Roundtable Meeting

Israel as a Strategic Asset for the United States

Speaker:

Walter B. Slocombe, Senior Counsel, Caplin & Drysdale

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
November 3, 2011

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

A Report on the Future of the U.S.-Russia Relationship

Speakers:

Graham T. Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Co-chairman, Russia Policy Working Group, Dimitri Simes, President and CEO, Center for National Interest; Director, Russia Policy Working Group

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations and Co-chairman, Russia Policy Working Group
November 2, 2011

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Israel as a Strategic Asset for the United States

Speaker:

Walter B. Slocombe, Senior Counsel, Caplin & Drysdale

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
November 1, 2011

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

A Report on the Future of the U.S.-Russia Relationship

Speakers:

Graham T. Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Co-chairman, Russia Policy Working Group, Dimitri Simes, President and CEO, Center for National Interest; Director, Russia Policy Working Group

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations and Co-chairman, Russia Policy Working Group
October 31, 2011

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Roundtable Meeting

2011: Ten Years After 9/11

Speakers:

Philip D. Zelikow, White Burkett Miller Professor of History, University of Virginia, Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
September 21, 2011

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Roundtable Meeting

Covering National Security and Foreign Policy in a Web and YouTube Era: Does the Medium Change the Message?

Speaker:

David E. Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, New York Times

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
September 14, 2011

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Prospects for the American Economy and What to Do About It

Speaker:

Martin S. Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
April 11, 2011

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Renewing Afghanistan

Speaker:

Jayant Prasad, Special Secretary (Public Diplomacy), Ministry of External Affairs, India

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
March 24, 2011

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan: This Crucial Triangle and U.S. Policy

Speaker:

Ashley J. Tellis, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
January 19, 2011

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Obama’s Foreign Policy: A Two-Year Evaluation

Speakers:

James P. Rubin, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, Daniel Senor, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
December 6, 2010

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Roundtable Meeting

Stopping Terrorism in the City: Inside the NYPD Counterterrorism Program

Speaker:

Richard A. Falkenrath, Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis Adjunct Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Robert D. Blackwill, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
December 2, 2010

This meeting is not for attribution.