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July 30, 2014

Wars and Conflict
South China Sea

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June 2, 2014

China
In the U.S. Response to Tiananmen, a Delicate Balance Between Geopolitics and Human Rights

On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Brent Scowcroft of the Scowcroft Group and Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times join CFR President Richard N. Haass to discuss the events from t…

June 2, 2014

China
25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Session One: The U.S. PerspectiveThis session will provide insight on the U.S. perspective and response to the crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square twenty-five years ago.Bren…

November 4, 2013

China
Chinese cyclists ride past three elderly men from neighborhood watch committees in central Beijing on February 27, 2003. Population Aging in China: A Mixed Blessing

China is rapidly getting older. Three decades ago, only 5 percent of the population was over 65; today, 123 million people, or 9 percent of the population, are over this age. A report released by a g…

December 18, 2013

Global
The Decline and Fall of Colonial Vietnam

Fredrik Logevall, winner of the 2013 Arthur Ross Book Award, discusses his prize-winning book, Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam. Logevall traces the long decli…

December 18, 2013

Global
The Decline and Fall of Colonial Vietnam

Fredrik Logevall, winner of the 2013 Arthur Ross Book Award, discusses his prize-winning book, Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam. Logevall traces the long decli…

November 29, 2010

China
China’s Call for Six Party Talks: Cynical or Naïve? China’s Call for Six Party Talks: Cynical or Naïve?

China’s response to North Korea’s artillery shelling of South Korea’s Yeonpyeong Island last week has been relatively rapid compared to the slowness of its response to the sinking last March (it to…

January 25, 2013

Cuba
Talking to Cuba

The argument for sustained U.S. diplomatic engagement with Havana has never been more compelling, says CFR’s Julia Sweig.

February 8, 2013

Defense and Security
The Presidential Inbox: U.S. Defense Spending

This meeting will be part of a series on the U.S. presidential inbox that examines the major issues confronting the administration in the foreign policy arena.

February 8, 2013

Defense and Security
The Presidential Inbox: U.S. Defense Spending

Experts analyze how changes in defense spending would affect U.S. military strategy.