May 7, 2018United States
Michael Fullilove, Richard N. Haass, Elizabeth Sidiropoulos, and Igor Yurgens speak about the mounting challenges to global governance and international cooperation, and launch of the Council of Coun…
April 23, 2018Iran
Minister Zarif discusses U.S.-Iran relations, regional politics in the Middle East, and the future of the Iran nuclear deal.
April 17, 2018China
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan discusses his new book, The China Mission: George Marshall’s Unfinished War, 1945-1947, a narrative history of a hugely consequential, but largely forgotten episode in the history…
April 12, 2018Middle East and North Africa
Panelists debate the future role of the United States in the Middle East given competing global priorities.
The Future of the Middle East symposium gathers together CFR scholars and outside experts to examine the current political, economic and security challenges in the Middle East. Issues under examination include the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan and Iran's influence in Syria, Iraq, and the Gulf.