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May 18, 2018

United States
The Reality of Modern Slavery

From debt bondage in India, forced labor in North Korea, and human trafficking in Europe and the United States, an estimated 40.3 million people worldwide are victims of modern slavery.

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May 15, 2018

Economics
Energy, Trade, and Economic Growth: A Conversation with Robert Kaplan

Robert Kaplan of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas discusses his outlook on the energy market, the future of trade relations and NAFTA, as well as potential threats to U.S. and global economic growt…

Kaplan OTR

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…

June 23, 2010

Political History and Theory
2010 Arthur Ross Book Award Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

Honoring: Gold Medalist: Liaquat Ahamed for Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World Silver Medalist: Seth G. Jones for In the Graveyard of Empires: America's War in Afghanistan Hon…

June 26, 2009

Political Movements
2009 Arthur Ross Book Award: Out of Mao’s Shadow

Watch Philip Pan discuss his book Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China, recipient of the 2009 Arthur Ross Book Award from the Council on Foreign Relations.  

February 23, 2018

Economics
Human Capital and the Future of Economic Growth and Security

President of the World Bank Group Jim Yong Kim discusses strategies for promoting sustainable, inclusive economic growth, including the Bank Group’s newest initiative, the Human Capital Project, and …

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February 13, 2018

Economics
'The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War' by Benn Steil

Benn Steil discusses his new book, The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War.

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June 26, 2009

Political Movements
2009 Arthur Ross Book Award Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China

Honoring: Gold Medalist: Philip Pan for Out of Mao's Shadow Silver Medalist: Ahmed Rashid for Descent into Chaos Honorable Mention: Gareth Evans for The Responsibility to Protect

May 22, 2007

Global
Arthur C. Helton Memorial Lecture: Holding World Leaders Accountable to Reducing Global Poverty and Protecting Civilians

Watch Jan Egeland, special adviser to the secretary-general of the United Nations, discuss the current state of international humanitarian affairs and how world leaders can be more involved in solvin…