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.
Iran will limit its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief under an agreement it reached with major powers. However, the U.S. Congress must approve the deal and Iran must take specific steps to restrict its nuclear program before the agreement can be implemented, explains CFR’s Philip Gordon.
See more in Iran; Politics and Strategy
Kurds have become critical players amid domestic upheaval and political changes throughout the Middle East. Explore the history of the Kurdish people and why some Kurds may be on the verge of achieving their century-old quest for independence.
See more in Middle East and North Africa; Turkey; Ethnicity, Minorities, and National Identity
Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (known as the "BRICS") are forming multilateral bodies intended to reduce Western influence over the global financial system, explains CFR's Stewart Patrick.
See more in Global; International Organizations and Alliances
Experts discuss opportunities and challenges in the Middle East.
See more in Saudi Arabia; Israel; Development
The inauguration of opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari after credible elections should advance democracy for all of Africa, says CFR's John Campbell in this video explainer.
See more in Nigeria; Politics and Strategy
Members of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty gathering in New York must recommit to reducing their arsenals and address new proliferation challenges, explains CFR’s Adam Mount.
See more in Global; Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
The White House and Congress have several differences to reconcile on cybersecurity legislation, explains CFR’s Robert Knake.
See more in United States; Cybersecurity
Time is running out for Greece and its creditors to reach an economic framework agreement, warns CFR's Robert Kahn.
See more in Greece; Financial Crises; Budget, Debt, and Deficits
The Taliban has outlasted the world’s most potent military forces and its two main factions now challenge the governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan. As U.S. troops draw down, the next phase of conflict will have consequences that extend far beyond the region.
See more in Afghanistan; Pakistan; Terrorist Organizations and Networks; Regional Security
Administrator McCarthy discusses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to work with other nations to craft international climate policy and improve global environmental sustainability.
See more in United States; Environmental Policy
Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor, discusses the strategy for his five year mandate and other data protection issues in Europe and around the world.
See more in Global; Internet Policy
Is the U.S. trade deficit a problem for the United States? If so, does it reflect competitiveness problems that are in part due to trade policies, or is it caused by factors that have nothing to do with trade policies? What are the proper policy responses?
See more in United States; Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Federal regulators voted to uphold net neutrality, but the debate is likely to continue in Congress and the courts for some time, says CFR’s Karen Kornbluh.
See more in United States; Internet Policy; Telecommunications
Experts discuss Saudi Arabia’s leadership transition and what it means for policymaking, oil prices, and human rights.
See more in Saudi Arabia; Human Rights; Oil
Ahmet Davutoğlu, prime minister of the Republic of Turkey, discusses Turkey's economy with CFR President Richard N. Haass.
See more in Turkey; Economics
Experts discuss the role of the United States in a changing global power structure.
See more in United States; Grand Strategy
Director of National Intelligence, James R. Clapper Jr., joins Frances Fragos Townsend, executive vice president at MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., to discuss the state of the intelligence community, and current challenges and successes experienced across the enterprise.
See more in United States; Homeland Security; Intelligence
John E. Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, and Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, join Washington Post associate editor Karen J. DeYoung to discuss Ukraine’s politics, policies, and options going forward.
See more in Ukraine; Conflict Assessment
MIT professor emeritus and Rethink Robotics’ founder Rodney Brooks, Carnegie Mellon’s Abhinav Gupta, and MIT’s Andrew McAfee, join Nicholas Thompson, editor at NewYorker.com, to discuss artificial intelligence (AI) and robot technology, and their economic impact on industry and society in the future.
See more in Global; Technology and Science
Mac Thornberry, U.S. Representative (R-TX) and chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, joins Princeton University’s James Shinn to discuss threats to U.S. national security and Thornberry’s vision for the House Armed Services Committee, which oversees the budgets and policies of the military, Department of Defense, and the Pentagon.
See more in United States; Defense and Security