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November 3, 2014

United States
Berlin-Wall Ten Histories of the Cold War Worth Reading

Sunday marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. For those of us who grew up during the Cold War it was an unforgettable moment—one we hoped for but didn’t necessarily expect…

November 4, 2014

United States
Henry Kissinger Looks Back on the Cold War

Henry A. Kissinger, chairman of Kissinger Associates, former U.S. Secretary of State, and former assistant to the president for national affairs, joins CFR President Richard N. Haass to discuss Kissi…

November 4, 2014

United States
Henry A. Kissinger Looks Back on the Cold War

Former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger joins CFR President Richard N. Haass to discuss Kissinger's role in the Cold War.

March 21, 2014

U.S. president Barack Obama boards Air Force One.  (Claudio Bresciani/Scanpix Sweden/Courtesy Reuters) The World Next Week: Obama Visits The Hague, Brussels, Rome, and Riyadh

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed Obama’s upcoming international trip. The president will be stopping in The Hague, where he will attend the Nuclear Security Summit and m…

January 23, 2013

Global
2012 Arthur Ross Book Award: George F. Kennan: An American Life

Honoring: Gold Medalist: John Lewis Gaddis for George F. Kennan: An American Life Silver Medalist: Jason Stearns for Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War…

October 16, 2012

United States
A U-2 photograph of an MRBM Field Launch Site in San Cristobal, Cuba. (Dino A. Brugioni Collection, The National Security Archive, Washington, DC) TWE Remembers: Learning More About the Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban missile crisis brought the United States and the Soviet Union closer to nuclear war than any other event during the Cold War. President John F. Kennedy put the odds of war at “somewhere bet…

June 28, 2007

Russia
Russia’s Soviet Past Still Haunts Relations with West

President Vladimir Putin continues to downplay atrocities by Stalin. Some see Russia’s refusal to come to grips with its Soviet past haunting relations with the West.

June 4, 2012

Political History and Theory
The Lasting Legacy of George F. Kennan

John Lewis Gaddis, author of George F. Kennan: An American Life, discusses the diplomatic and personal legacy of George F. Kennan, former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union. This meeting is part of…

June 4, 2012

Political History and Theory
The Lasting Legacy of George F. Kennan

This meeting is part of a series hosted with the National History Center featuring prominent historians who will examine the events and times that shaped foreign policy as we know it today.

June 30, 2010

Media
Sustaining Journalism in the Digital Age

Experts discuss how to harness new media technologies to distribute news. This event was part of the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship 60th Anniversary Event and was made possible through the genero…