Andrew Kohut, founding director of the Pew Research Center, discusses the themes outlined in his forthcoming CFR Working Paper Resilient American Values: Optimism in an Era of Growing Inequality and Economic Difficulty, as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call series.
See more in Polls and Opinion Analysis; United States
Robert M. Danin, CFR's Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies, leads a conversation on the significance of Israel's new coalition government and President Obama's recent trip to the region, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.
See more in Israel; United States; Religion
Daniel Markey leads a conversation on sectarian violence in Pakistan, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.
See more in Pakistan
Robert Pastor, professor and founding director of American University's Center for North American Studies, leads a conversation on the findings of his recent CFR Policy Innovation Memorandum, Shortcut to U.S. Economic Competitiveness: A Seamless North American Market, as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call series.
See more in North America; Competitiveness; Innovation
Shannon K. O'Neil, CFR's senior fellow for Latin America studies, discusses U.S.-Mexico relations from economic, security, and political perspectives, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.
See more in Mexico; United States
Mark P. Lagon, CFR's adjunct senior fellow for human rights, leads a conversation on the role of business in international relations and upholding human rights obligations, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call Series.
See more in Business and Foreign Policy; Human Rights
Michael A. Levi, CFR's David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the environment, and director of the program on energy security and climate change, leads a conversation on President Obama's climate change policies.
See more in Climate Change; Presidents and Chiefs of State; United States
Robert Kahn, CFR's Steven A. Tananbaum senior fellow for international economics, leads a conversation on the current state of the U.S. economy and the challenges that lie ahead.
See more in United States; Financial Crises; Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Eboo Patel leads a conversation on his new book Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America, and his work as a Muslim interfaith adviser to the Obama administration.
See more in Conflict Prevention; Religion
CFR Senior Fellows Robert M. Danin and Ed Husain lead a conversation on the current situation in Syria and discuss the challenges that lie ahead for the country and the international community.
See more in Syria
Ellen Bork, director of Democracy and Human Rights at the Foreign Policy Initiative, leads a conversation on the relationship between China and Tibet and the ongoing religious persecution in Tibet.
See more in China; Religion; Tibet
Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, discusses the influence of the United States on common and organized crime in Central America, and offers policy recommendations for what the United States could do domestically and internationally to mitigate the violence.
See more in Latin America and the Caribbean; United States; Transnational Crime
Shanker A. Singham, chairman of the International Roundtable on Trade and Competition Policy, leads a conversation on how government-imposed anticompetitive market distortions harm U.S. exports and state and local economies.
See more in United States; Trade
Reza Aslan, CFR's adjunct senior fellow, leads a conversation on Iran and its role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
See more in Iran; Palestine; Religion; Israel
Micah Zenko, CFR's Douglas Dillon fellow in the Center for Preventive Action, discusses U.S. drone strikes and their global implications.
See more in United States; Drones
Joshua Kurlantzick, CFR's fellow for Southeast Asia, leads a conversation on the conflict between Thailand's growing Muslim insurgency and majority Buddhist security forces.
See more in Thailand; Religion
CFR's James M. Lindsay leads a conversation on what the U.S. president needs to know about foreign policy, how past presidents have navigated their portfolios, and the challenges facing the Obama administration in its second term.
See more in Elections; Presidents and Chiefs of State
Bernard K. Gordon, professor emeritus of political science at the University of New Hampshire, leads a discussion on the ongoing negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
See more in Asia and Pacific; Trade
Thomas Bollyky, CFR's senior fellow for global health, economics, and development, leads a discussion on the rise of noncommunicable diseases in the developing world, attitudes towards them, and solutions for addressing them.
See more in Global; Diseases, Noncommunicable
Alexandra Starr, Emerson fellow at the New America Foundation, discusses the findings and policy recommendations of her CFR Working Paper on the economic potential of Latino immigrant entrepreneurs.
See more in Immigration; Latin America and the Caribbean; Entrepreneurship