Speakers: Jeffrey Crisp and Rochelle Davis Presider: Andrew Parasiliti
Jeffrey Crisp, senior director for policy and advocacy at Refugees International, and Rochelle Davis, associate professor of cultural anthropology at Georgetown University, join Andrew Parasiliti, director of the Center for Global Risk and Security at the RAND Corporation, to discuss the long-term welfare of Syrian refugees and the burden on host countries.
Speakers: Peter Bock, Paul Cohen, and Andrew McAfee Presider: Amy Alving
George Washington University's Peter Bock, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Paul Cohen, and MIT's Andrew McAfee join Amy Alving, former chief technology officer of Science Applications International, to discuss recent innovations in artificial intelligence as well as the economic and security implications of these technological advances.
Speakers: General David H. Petraeus, Robert B. Zoellick, and Shannon K. O'Neil Presider: Jonathan Karl
Task Force Co-Chairs David H. Petraeus and Robert B. Zoellick and Task Force Project Director Shannon K. O'Neil join Jonathan Karl, chief White House correspondent at ABC News, to discuss economic growth potential in North America.
The Council on Foreign Relations holds a corporate roundtable with Dureen Shahnaz, Founder and Chairwoman of Impact Investment Exchange Asia, moderated by Diana Taylor, Managing Director of Wolfensohn & Co.
The Council on Foreign Relations holds a teleconference on U.S. airstrikes against ISIS in Syria with CFR senior fellows Max Boot, Janine Davidson, and Foreign Affairs Managing Editor Jonathan Tepperman.
Tunisian President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki joins Reed Kramer, chief executive officer of AllAfrica Global Media to discuss Tunisia's transition to democracy, the upcoming presidential election, and the region.
French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius joins Daniel H. Yergin, vice chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Resaerch Associates, to discuss climate change negotiations and the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015.
Rates of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries are increasing faster than in wealthier countries. The Independent Task Force outlines a plan for collective action on this growing epidemic.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
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