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July 21, 2005

Palestinian Territories
Makovsky: Very Hot Political Summer Ahead in Israel

David Makovsky, senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, says that, with the scheduled withdrawal of Israeli settlers from Gaza, there is a “sense of a looming showdown” betwee…

February 25, 2008

Politics and Government
Global Challenges and Opportunities in U.S. Foreign Policy: A Conversation with R. Nicholas Burns

DOYLE MCMANUS:  (In progress) -- this evening, but my sole function is to get a good conversation going.Before we get started, please remember to turn off your cell phone, your BlackBerry, anything …

September 22, 2008

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2008: Perspectives on the Presidential Foreign Policy Debate

In preparation for the presidential foreign policy debate, please join our distinguished panel of CFR experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities in foreign policy that will, or should, be ce…

May 26, 2009

Financial Markets
Reforming Global Finance: The Squam Lake Papers

Watch members of the Squam Lake Working Group on Financial Regulation, a collection of fifteen leading economists and academics, discuss their recommendations for reforming global capital markets.

May 26, 2009

Financial Markets
Reforming Global Finance: The Squam Lake Papers

The global financial crisis has revealed serious flaws in regulatory systems worldwide. To explore these flaws and offer guidance on reform, the Squam Lake Working Group on Financial Regulation, a co…

February 26, 2009

Security Alliances
NATO At 60 Symposium: Session II: NATO, Russia, and the Near Abroad

Watch experts debate topics such as how NATO should deal with Russia in the aftermath of the war in Georgia, the membership status of Ukraine and Georgia, President Medvedev's proposal for a summit o…

December 9, 2009

Security Alliances
The U.S.-Europe Partnership

Watch Philip H. Gordon, assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, shed light on the status and future of the U.S.-European relationship under a new president's leadership, as we…

December 9, 2009

Security Alliances
The U.S.-Europe Partnership

The fall of the Berlin Wall twenty years ago marked a new era in U.S.-European cooperation on global issues. Please join Philip H. Gordon to discuss the status and future of the relationship under a …

November 30, 2010

Heads of State and Government
Presidents and the Lure of War

Newsweek editor-at-large, Evan W. Thomas III discusses U.S. military history and the various reasons that former presidents have gone to war. This meeting is part of a series hosted with the Nationa…

November 30, 2010

Heads of State and Government
National History Center Series: Presidents and the Lure of War

DOUGLAS G. BRINKLEY: Good evening, everybody. Hello. Good evening. I'm historian Douglas Brinkley, and it's a great honor as always to be here at the council, but particularly to get to introduce to…