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A chance to go inside Council on Foreign Relations on-the-record meetings, in their entirety. Listen to world leaders and foreign policy experts discuss and debate the most pressing issues in international affairs.

The Path to Mars

Speaker: Charles F. Bolden Jr.
Presider: Shirley Ann Jackson

Charles F. Bolden Jr. discusses the future of U.S. space policy.

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Russian Plane Crash Over Egypt

Speaker: Steven Cook
Speaker: Graeme Wood
Speaker: Anya Schmemann

A Metrojet Airbus, bound for St. Petersburg, Russia, crashed in the Sinai desert shortly after take-off from Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on Saturday. All 224 people on board, mostly Russian citizens, were killed. Could the self-proclaimed Islamic State have bombed flight 9268? As the investigation continues, please join CFR experts Steven A. Cook and Graeme Wood to discuss the potential implications of the tragedy for Egypt, Russia, and the United States.

See more in Middle East and North Africa; Terrorism; Homeland Security

Women, Religion, and Peace

Speaker: Katherine Marshall
Speaker: Irina Faskianos

Katherine Marshall discusses the role of women of faith in peacebuilding, focusing on the challenges and opportunities of strengthening women’s abilities to work for peace in both religious and secular capacities.

See more in Global; Religion; Women