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April 22, 2014

Global
What to Do About Guantanamo Bay

Despite President Obama's stated goal of closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, it continues to hold dozens of detainees. Phillip Carter of the Center for a New American Security, Marc A. Thiessen of …

May 15, 2013

Pakistan
Daniel Markey and Cameron Munter

OPERATOR: I would now like to turn today's conference over to Ms. Anya Schmemann. Ms. Schmemann, please begin.ANYA SCHMEMANN: Thank you. And hello, everyone, and thank you for joining us this mornin…

March 29, 2012

United States
President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness Discussion

President Obama formed the Jobs Council in order to bring together a group of Americans representing diverse perspectives for the purpose of bolstering the economy by fostering job creation, innovati…

March 29, 2012

United States
President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness Discussion

President Obama formed the Council on Jobs to provide differing perspectives and non-partisan advice on bolstering the economy through fostering job creation, innovation, growth, and competitiveness…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
The Arab Uprisings: How Did We Get Here?

Margaret MacMillan, warden at University of Oxford's St. Antony's College and professor of history at University of Toronto, gives an overview of the Arab uprisings and discusses the historical conte…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Session Four: Regional Consequences: The Geopolitics of the Changing Middle East

MICHAEL SLACKMAN: I'm Michael Slackman. I'm the deputy foreign editor with The New York Times now. Previously, I had been in the Middle East for eight years. We have a distinguished panel here today…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Keynote: The Arab Uprisings: How Did We Get Here?

RICHARD HAASS: Good evening. Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. And we're very glad to have all of you here for what is now the fifth symposium in a series supported by the Hauser Foundati…

January 11, 2012

United States
Debt-Driven Doldrums or the Promise of Prosperity: America at a Crossroads

Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) discusses the current state of the U.S. economy and offers his suggestions for fundamental change through export expansion and corporate tax reform.

January 11, 2012

United States
Debt-Driven Doldrums or the Promise of Prosperity: America at a Crossroads

STEPHEN FRIEDMAN: Good afternoon. We're at the appointed hour, so let me call this meeting to order. I'm Steve Friedman, and it's going to be my great pleasure to introduce Senator Rob Portman.First…

September 12, 2011

United States
A Conversation with Philip Zelikow

Philip Zelikow, former executive director of the 9/11 Commission Report, presses the need to hold trials for the 9/11 conspirators and explores the findings of the report. This session was part of a…