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Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick, who is currently a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss U.S. diplomacy since the War for Independence.
Aug 11, 2020
Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick, who is currently a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss U.S. diplomacy since the War for Independence.
Aug 11, 2020
  • Women and Women's Rights
    Virtual Roundtable: Gender Inequality and Domestic Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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    Governments worldwide have imposed lockdowns and implored residents to stay home to contain the spread of COVID-19. But for some, home is a dangerous place. Emerging data from around the world indicate a rise in domestic and gender-based violence since the start of the pandemic. Our panelists discuss gender inequality, and the risks associated with domestic violence, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Coronavirus
    CFR Master Class Series With Thomas Bollyky
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    For the first time in recorded history, bacteria, viruses, and other infectious agents do not cause the majority of deaths or disabilities in any region of the world. However, humankind's progress against infectious diseases has outstripped the pace of investment in good health-care systems, responsive governance, dependable infrastructure, and other more reliable guarantors of health. Thomas Bollyky will discuss how this unbalanced progress has made the world uniquely vulnerable to noncommunicable diseases and novel infections, even as humans grow healthier. The CFR Master Class Series is a biweekly 45-minute session hosted by Vice President and Deputy Director for Studies Shannon O’Neil in which a CFR fellow will take a step back from the news and discuss the fundamentals essential to understanding a given country, region of the world, or issue pertaining to U.S. foreign policy or international relations.
  • Election 2020
    Campaign Foreign Policy Roundup: Foreign Policy Is AWOL
    Each Friday, I look at what is being said about foreign policy on the campaign trail. This week: For all of its surprises, 2020 is shaping up as a traditional campaign year in one important respect.