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June 15, 2022

Ukraine
2022 International Affairs Fellowship (IAF) Conference Keynote Session With Samantha Power

USAID Administrator Samantha Power discusses the pivotal moment we face to strengthen democracy and reverse the rise of authoritarianism across the world, and USAID's efforts to mitigate the global f…

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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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June 1, 2022

Iran
Deal or No Deal: Update on Iran’s Nuclear Program

Our panelists discussed the Biden administration’s ongoing negotiations to rejoin the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) following the Trump administration’s 2018 withdrawal, and the role of …

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May 17, 2022

Military Operations
Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership

U.S. military service chiefs discuss defense strategy in conflict areas around the world and cooperative efforts with U.S. allies. The Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Lead…

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April 28, 2022

Diplomacy and International Institutions
A Conversation With Chairman Adam Schiff

U.S. Representative and Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff discusses the evolving situation in Ukraine, including congressional responses to the war, and the state of democracy …

Play WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks as members of Congress share recollections of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2022 in Washington, DC. One year ago, supporters of President Donald Trump attacked the U.S. Capitol Building in an attempt to disrupt a congressional vote to confirm the electoral college win for Joe Biden.

April 21, 2022

Democracy
Democracy and Voting Rights

Carol Anderson, Charles Howard Candler professor of African American studies at Emory University, and Michael Li, senior counsel at New York University’s Brennan Center for Justice, discuss race, equ…

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April 6, 2022

Diplomacy and International Institutions
A Conversation With Representative Michael McCaul

Representative McCaul discusses U.S. national security, including the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the resulting global energy concerns and China’s response, as well as the U.S. withdrawal from Afgha…

Play NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 29: Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, speaks to reporters at Trump Tower, November 29, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration.

March 30, 2022

Asia
A Conversation With Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong discusses Singapore's perspective on current geopolitical developments, the United States engagement of the Asia-Pacific, and U.S.-China relations.

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March 24, 2022

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Virtual Roundtable: The Role of Trust in Pandemic Preparedness

Numerous research studies point to the outsized role that trust has played in the COVID-19 pandemic. Public compliance with expert recommendations for social distancing, mask wearing, school closures…

Play A health worker wears a protective suit as he disinfects an area outside a barricaded community that was locked down for health monitoring after recent cases of COVID-19 were found in the area on March 28, 2022 in Beijing, China.