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HBO History Makers Series with Stanley A. McChrystal

Speaker: Stanley McChrystal
Presider: Tom Brokaw

Stanley A. McChrystal, former commander of the United States and International Security Assistance Forces Afghanistan and Joint Special Operations Command's premier military counterterrorism force, discusses his experiences in Afghanistan.

This meeting is part of the HBO History Makers series.

See more in Afghanistan; Defense Strategy

A Conversation with Pham Binh Minh

Speaker: Pham Binh Minh
Presider: Robert W. Woodruff

Pham Binh Minh, minister of foreign affairs for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, analyzes Vietnam's relationship with the United States and the surrounding nations, and outlines the country's strategy for economic growth.

See more in Economic Development; Vietnam

A Conversation with Sebastián Piñera

Speaker: Sebastian Piñera
Presider: J. Tomilson Hill

Sebastián Piñera, president of the Republic of Chile, discusses Chile's strong fiscal and trade policies, as well as efforts to increase domestic per capita income.

See more in Chile; Economic Development

Assessing the Threat: Is the United States Still Vulnerable?

Speakers: Richard A. Falkenrath, John E. McLaughlin, and Juan Carlos Zarate
Presider: Gideon Rose

Experts discuss how changes to U.S. domestic and international policy since September 11, 2011 have enhanced counterterrorism approaches and contributed to preventing planned terrorist attacks.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, 9/11: Ten Years Later, which was made possible by the generous support of Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis.

See more in 9/11 Impact; Counterterrorism

A Conversation with Philip Zelikow

Speaker: Philip D. Zelikow
Introductory Speaker: Richard N. Haass
Presider: Garrick Utley

Philip Zelikow, former executive director of the 9/11 Commission Report, presses the need to hold trials for the 9/11 conspirators and explores the findings of the report.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, 9/11: Ten Years Later, which was made possible by the generous support of Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis.

See more in United States; 9/11 Impact

Cyber Governance and Instability

Speaker: Paul Twomey
Presider: Stewart A. Baker

Paul Twomey, chief executive officer of Argo Pacific, discusses the challenges posed by the present state of global cyber instability for governance at both the corporate and international levels.

This event is made possible in partnership with the Atlantic Council and the Cyber Conflict Studies Association.

See more in Cybersecurity; Global Governance; United States