Video segments with CFR fellows and other experts on vital foreign policy and national security topics.
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Following Goodluck Jonathan's victory in Nigeria's April 16 presidential elections, John Campbell, Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the implications for political power sharing in a divided country.
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Economist A. Michael Spence says emerging market growth is going to produce a boom in investment, which in turn may lead to higher interest rates globally, and a tendency to intervene in international capital flows. Spence spoke to Robert Rubin, Former Treasury Secretary and Co-Chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations, at CFR's 2011 Corporate Conference.
See more in Emerging Markets, Geoeconomics, Industrial Policy, International Finance
See more in Africa, Democratization, Women
Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Quartet Representative to the Middle East, discusses the role of international governments in promoting democracy in the Middle East with Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations.
See more in Libya, Middle East, Democratization, U.S. Strategy and Politics
Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women and former president of Chile, discusses the empowerment of women around the world with CFR's Director of Studies, James Lindsay. Bachelet emphasizes the importance of contextualizing the support provided in each country, and the need to combine both top-down and bottom-up approaches.
See more in Minorities, Diversity and Foreign Policy, UN, Gender Issues
Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO of AT&T, discusses the company's acquisition of T-Mobile with Thomson Reuters' Chrystia Freeland. Stephenson addressed the upcoming regulatory approval process of the merger, and what it means for consumers, prices, and the iPhone.
Former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft discusses developments in the Middle East and the intervention in Libya with CFR's Director of Studies James Lindsay. Drawing on lessons from the first and second Gulf Wars, Scowcroft warns of mission creep in coalition efforts in Libya.
See more in Libya, Democracy and Human Rights, International Law, NATO
"Father of the Internet" Vint Cerf talks to CFR's Hagit Bachrach about the future of the Internet and what it means for international development and foreign policy.
See more in Technology and Foreign Policy, Telecommunications
In the aftermath of Japan's earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis, Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett discusses the health concerns the country faces.
See more in Japan, Disasters, Environmental Pollution
Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett criticizes NRC chair for sowing panic when he said Japan is understating health risks.
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See more in Libya, Democratization, Human Rights, Humanitarian Intervention
A week after Japan's catastrophic earthquake and tsunami, Japanese officials struggle to contain a widening crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. CFR's Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, Michael A. Levi, discusses the global responses to Japan's nuclear crisis, and what it means for the future of nuclear energy.
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The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan will have a severe, lasting impact on the Japanese economy, says CFR's Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies.
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As the Libyan conflict escalates, CFR's Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies, Robert Danin, warns that the U.S. must have a clear objective to for the country and the region.
See more in Libya, Democratization, NATO
Daniel Yohannes, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, discusses the MCC's work with Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative at the Council on Foreign Relations.
See more in Non-Governmental Organizations, Humanitarian Intervention, Foreign Aid
As fighting continues across Libya, CFR's Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, Michael Levi, says the main cause of volatility in oil markets hasn't been the physical impact on oil production. So long as oil prices do not remain high over time, Levi does not expect economic growth to be impacted.
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Former New York Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch discusses the potential global economic implications of U.S. municipal debt.
See more in United States, Economic Development
Reza Aslan, author of 'No God but God,' discusses how the uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa influences the balance of power in the region, and whether it is benefiting Iran.
See more in Iran, Democratization, Political Movements
Former Ambassador James Jones discusses U.S.-Mexico relations and Mexico's most pressing problems as President Felipe Calderón continues his "War on Drugs" and combats the resulting violence.
See more in Mexico, Defense Strategy, Democratization, Human Rights, Nation Building, Conflict Prevention
Carie Lemack, Co-Founder of the Global Survivors Network discusses the organization's advocacy work, as well as the Oscar nominated documentary film "Killing in the Name," which highlights the experiences of those affected by terrorism.
See more in United States, Counterterrorism