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April 17, 2013

Defense and Security
The Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security

The Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security was established in 2002, and is dedicated to the memory of Paul Warnke (1920-2001), member and former director of the Council on Foreign Relations…

November 4, 2009

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Paul C. Warnke Lecture in International Security with Mohamed ElBaradei

RICHARD N. HAASS: If people would take their seats; if they would conclude their conversations. Great. Well, good afternoon. I'm Richard Haass, and I want to welcome everyone to the Council on Fore…

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The Paul C. Warnke Lecture in International Security

This endowed lecture series was established in 2002, and is dedicated to the memory of Paul C. Warnke, former member and director of CFR. The series commemorates his legacy of public service and hono…

March 6, 2012

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security: Defense Strategy and Budget Priorities for the 21st Century

Related readings: A Leaner and Meaner Defense by Gordon Adams and Matthew Leatherman Pentagon Fires at Budget Target that Can't be Hit by Peter R. Orszag A Defense Budget at the Crossroads By Jona…

November 4, 2009

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security: A World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Illusion or Possibility

Watch Mohamed ElBaradei, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, speak about the current nuclear situation, threats to stability, and ways to further promote nonproliferation.

May 25, 2018

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Reagan and Gorbachev shake hands after their talks in Reykjavik. Singapore and Reykjavik: The Perils of Summitry

The 1986 meeting in Iceland between U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was like none other. It offers helpful context for a potential U.S.-North Korea arms control summi…

May 24, 2018

World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on May 18, 2018. A Scorecard for Dr. Tedros as the WHO’s Director-General

Tedros’s first year as Director-General of the WHO demonstrated his vision, leadership, and ability to seize an opportunity for action. However, concerns remain regarding his willingness to balance p…

May 17, 2018

Burundi
https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKCN1IH1YI-OZATP Burundi's Vote Could Keep Nkurunziza President Until 2034

Burundians are at the polls today to vote in a referendum on constitutional amendments that would, among other things, change the country’s rules around term limits.

December 1, 2017

Yemen
Shipping to the Red Sea port of Hodeidah has been largely cut off. How the Saudi Blockade Threatens Famine in Yemen

Averting famine will require Saudi Arabia to permit the resumption of commercial shipping of food and fuel to the besieged country.

May 11, 2018

Eurozone
Ireland Exports its Leprechaun Ireland Exports its Leprechaun

Irish tax distortions have a material impact on aggregate eurozone economic data.