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.
Listen to Ivo Daalder, former U.S. permanent representative to NATO and president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to Russia and professor of political science at Stanford University discuss NATO's role in addressing global challenges, including Afghanistan, Ukraine, and ISIS.
See more in Russian Federation; Ukraine; NATO; Regional Security
Listen as CFR experts Ed Husain and Janine Davidson explain how Islamic extremism has led to the rise of ISIS and other radical militant groups and what the United States can do to respond to this threat.
See more in Middle East and North Africa; Terrorist Organizations and Networks
CFR fellows discuss the recent Ebola outbreak in western Africa and its effect on the region.
See more in Africa (sub-Saharan); Diseases, Infectious
Experts discuss the correlation between failing states and rising religious tensions, as part of the Eighth Annual Religion and Foreign Policy Summer Workshop.
See more in Global; Fragile or Failed States; Religion
Shaun Casey leads a conversation on the role of the Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives and the state of religion in the United States and abroad, as part of the Eighth Annual Religion and Foreign Policy Summer Workshop.
See more in United States; Religion
Experts discuss strategies to curb online radicalization while not infringing upon freedom of speech, as part of the Eighth Annual Religion and Foreign Policy Summer Workshop.
See more in Global; Middle East and North Africa; Religion; Radicalization and Extremism
Experts discuss the roles that states and religious communities have in atrocity prevention, as part of the Eighth Annual Religion and Foreign Policy Summer Workshop.
See more in Global; Conflict Prevention; Religion
CFR fellows discuss the current situation in the Middle East.
See more in Middle East and North Africa; Conflict Assessment
Rachel Vogelstein and Ambassador Catherine M. Russell discuss about how the United States seeks to elevate the status of women and girls internationally through its foreign policy agenda.
See more in Global; Women
Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille joins Ann Cooper of Columbia University to offer her thoughts on recent events in South African politics.
See more in South Africa; Apartheid; Economic Development
St. Louis Fed president James Bullard joins Matthew Winkler of Bloomberg News to discuss monetary policy and its effects on economic inequality.
See more in Global; Economics
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong joins J. Stapleton Roy of the Woodrow Wilson Center to give his perspective on current events in the Asia-Pacific region.
See more in Singapore; Trade; Politics and Strategy
Steven Simon, former senior director for Middle Eastern and North African affairs at the National Security Council, and Barak Mendelsohn, associate professor of political science at Haverford College discuss the fight between the Iraqi government and the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).
See more in Iraq; Terrorism
Following the release of her report on the status of women in Afghanistan, Catherine Powell moderates a discussion with Open Society Foundations' Rachel Reid and the U.S. Department of Defense's David Sedney on the role the United States can play in extending the progress of Afghan in women in education, the economy, health care, and beyond.
See more in Afghanistan; Women
Princeton University's Robert P. George leads a conversation on U.S. international religious freedom policy fifteen years after the International Religious Freedom Act, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.
See more in United States; Religion
Experts discuss latest developments in Iraq and options for dealing with them.
See more in Iraq; Wars and Warfare
Representative Christopher Smith joins Michael Mosettig of PBS to discuss the challenges of human rights policymaking and the importance of speaking out on behalf of the victims of abuse.
See more in United States; Global; Human Rights; Congresses, Parliaments, National Legislatures
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman sits down with Charlene Barshefsky of WilmerHale to give an update on the status of the United States' current international trade negotiations.
See more in United States; Trade
Following the recent publication of her memoir, Hard Choices, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton joins CFR President Richard N. Haass to reflect on her tenure at the State Department.
See more in United States; Global; Diplomacy and Statecraft
Experts discuss trends in U.S. drug policies and their implications for foreign policy.
See more in United States; Drug Trafficking and Control