Virtual Meeting

CFR Master Class Series With Philip Gordon

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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Speaker

Mary and David Boies Senior Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider

Vice President, Deputy Director of Studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; @shannonkoneil

Philip Gordon discusses the history of regime change in U.S. foreign policy from the 1950s to present day.  

The CFR Master Class Series is a weekly 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.

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