Videos

CFR maintains an archive of full-length videos from its on-the-record meetings, as well as brief highlight videos for select meetings. Separate archives of transcripts and audio recordings are also available.

Staying Safe in a Biology Revolution

Speaker: Laurie Garrett

CFR Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett explains the conundrum of dual-use research of concern (DURC), in which the same experiments that allow scientists to understand pandemics can also create dangerous pathogens. Combined with advances in synthetic biology and increasingly affordable technologies, there is the possibility for a true biology revolution.

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Presidential Inbox Series: Russia

Speakers: Andrei Shleifer and Julia Ioffe
Presider: Thomas Graham

Experts discuss Russia, as part of the U.S. presidential inbox series examining the major issues confronting the administration in the foreign policy arena.

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Spillover from Syria: Managing the Threat

Speakers: Douglas A. Ollivant, Robert Satloff, and Mona Yacoubian
Presider: Paul B. Stares

Douglas A. Ollivant of Mantid International, Robert Satloff of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Mona Yacoubian of Stimson Center discuss the potential regional fallout of the Syrian civil war.