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June 29, 2022

United States
Young Professionals Briefing Series: Defense Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

Our panelists discuss the future of defense innovation, the efficacy of public-private partnerships in informing U.S. national security and technology policy, and the future of AI, quantum computing,…

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June 21, 2022

Hong Kong
Lessons From History Series: A Question of Autonomy—Hong Kong Then and Now

July 2022 marks twenty-five years since the United Kingdom and China signed the Sino-British agreement, returning Hong Kong to China with the understanding that China's policies regarding Hong Kong w…

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June 13, 2022

United States
The Next Great Wave: Human Migration and Climate Change

Our panelists discuss the implications of climate change for global governance, mass migration within and between nations and regions, and U.S. national security. The Silberstein Family Annual Lec…

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June 7, 2022

Energy and Environment
Renewing America Series: Rethinking the U.S. Approach to Energy

Our panelists discussed the U.S. approach to energy, from foreign oil dependence to the transition to and consideration of other energy sources, and climate concerns. With its Renewing America ini…

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April 18, 2022

Economics
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With James Bullard

James Bullard of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis discusses interest rates, inflation, and the challenges facing U.S. economic growth. The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics…

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April 5, 2022

Religion
Religion and Conflict Resolution

Lisa Sharland, senior fellow and director of the Protecting Civilians in Conflict program at the Stimson Center, and Sukhsimranjit Singh, the Judge Danny Weinstein managing director of the Straus Ins…

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March 30, 2022

United States
Lessons Learned With Admiral Thad Allen

Admiral Thad Allen discusses his distinguished career in the U.S. Coast Guard, including leading the federal responses to Hurricane Katrina and Rita and serving as the incident commander for the Deep…

Play Admiral Thad Allen speaking at the white house briefing room about the federal BP oil spill relief effort in the Gulf of Mexico.

March 29, 2022

Global
CFR Term Member Spotlight Series: Nishant Roy

Let us introduce a new series we are launching to spotlight individuals within the Stephen M. Kellen Term Member Program. Drawing on the enormous amount of talent and expertise within the Council’s T…

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March 22, 2022

Trade
The Implications of Russia’s Invasion on U.S. Trade

Jennifer Hillman, CFR senior fellow for trade and international political economy, discusses how the Russian invasion of Ukraine is affecting trade in the United States with host Carla Anne Robbins, …

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February 25, 2022

Asia
President Nixon's Trip to China: Fifty Years Later

On the anniversary of President Nixon's February 1972 trip to China, our panelists examine the significance of the trip and its influence on U.S. foreign policy, how U.S.-China relations have fared i…

Play President Nixon and first lady Pat Nixon among a group of people at the Ba Da Ling portion of the Great Wall, in China in 1972.