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Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Conservation International (CI) cosponsored a day-long symposium on March 20, 2013. The symposium, held in CFR's Washington, DC, office, brought together tw…

May 27, 2016

Elections and Voting
Trump-Bakken-JPG Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Donald Trump Talks Energy

Donald Trump laid out his “America First Energy Plan” yesterday at the annual Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota. As with his America First foreign policy address last mon…

April 20, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Haver-Griest-military_RTX1P4BJ What’s Next for Women in the Armed Forces?

On December 3, 2015 the Pentagon made history by announcing that all positions in the U.S. military—including combat roles—would open to women. This Friday, I’ll join Juliet Beyler, Principal Directo…

April 22, 2016

United States
Play RTX1P4A5_EC.jpg Women in the Armed Forces: The Future of the Military

Experts discuss the Pentagon's decision to open up more combat positions to women, the challenges of integrating women into today's armed forces, and the potential benefits for the military, diplomac…

December 1, 2015

Global
Pearl-Harbor-617-411 Ten Historical Anniversaries of Note in 2016

Anniversaries are how we mark the passage time of time, celebrate our triumphs, and honor our losses. Two thousand and fifteen witnessed several significant historical anniversaries: the octocentenni…

March 20, 2013

United States
Natural Capital: Are Resources Scarce or Sustainable?

Blake Clayton, Geoff Dabelko, and Greg Stone discuss natural capital accounting and valuing ecosystem services as key components in promoting sustainable natural resource management, while noting the…

March 20, 2013

United States
Natural Capital: Are Resources Scarce or Sustainable?

JULIET EILPERIN: Could people please take their seats? That would be now. Take your seats. Stop talking. Thank you. Excellent. Thanks so much. Wanted to welcome everyone to the second session of to…

November 10, 2009

Climate Change
U.S. Options for Copenhagen

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Countdown to Copenhagen: What's Next for Climate Change?, which was made possible through generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the …

November 10, 2009

Climate Change
Countdown to Copenhagen Symposium: Session 3: U.S. Options for Copenhagen

Watch experts outline some of the options the United States negotiating team could pursue during climate change talks at Copenhagen. This session was part of a CFR symposium, Countdown to Copenhag…