Event Transcripts

CFR maintains an archive of unedited transcripts from its on-the-record meetings. Separate archives of audio and video recordings are also available.

HBO History Makers Series with Ted Koppel

Speaker: Ted Koppel
Presider: Ken Auletta

Ted Koppel reflects on his career and the changing nature of journalism and social media.

The Home Box Office History Makers Series focuses particular attention on the contributions made by a prominent individual at a critical juncture in international relations. Recent speakers in the series include Mo Ibrahim, Paul Volcker, Madeleine Albright, and Stanley McChrystal.

See more in United States; Society and Culture

A Conversation with Fabian Picardo

Speaker: Fabian Picardo
Presider: Charles A. Kupchan

Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo discusses the economic and strategic significance of the British Overseas Territory as the sovereignty dispute between Spain and the United Kingdom continues.

See more in Spain; Economics

Foreign Affairs/Syria Deeply Media Call on Syria

Speakers: Richard W. Murphy, Richard K. Betts, Michael Weiss, and Gideon Rose

Foreign Affairs magazine and Syria Deeply held a media call with former U.S. ambassador to Syria Richard W. Murphy, Syria expert and NOW Lebanon columnist Michael Weiss, and CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Richard K. Betts about the current crisis in Syria and the framework to remove and dismantle Syria's chemical weapons program.

See more in Middle East and North Africa; Defense and Security