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May 21, 2021

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Current Israeli-Palestinian Crisis: Possibilities for New Junctures or a Return to Status Quo?

Panelists discuss the Biden administration's response to the crisis in Gaza, Israel, and the West Bank, including next steps beyond the ceasefire.

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November 19, 2020

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Virtual Roundtable: Preparing Democracies for Pandemics

The coronavirus pandemic has not been an advertisement for the healthy effects of democracy. There have been some notable success stories among democracies, but it is also true that nine out of the t…

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July 8, 2020

The Insurrection Act and the Future of Civil-Military Relations

Please join our speakers for a discussion about the Insurrection Act of 1807, the legalities surrounding use of the Act, the history of civil-military relations in the United States, and the role of …

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October 11, 2019

Russia
Stemming the Tide of Global Disinformation

Panelists discuss the extent of disinformation, its impact on democracy, and what can be done to prevent, mitigate, and stop its spread. THOMPSON: Welcome to today’s Council on Foreign Relations m…

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September 23, 2019

Angola
A Conversation With President João Lourenço of Angola

President Lourenço discusses Angola’s course toward the consolidation of democracy, transparency, and prosperity. 

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February 22, 2019

Saudi Arabia
What to Do About Saudi Arabia

In the wake of recent geopolitical and economic upheavals in Saudi Arabia, please join our panelists as they discuss how U.S.-Saudi relations should move forward, as well as what Saudi Arabia's futur…

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January 17, 2019

United States
The State of the Union

In the opening session of CFR’s Local Journalists Workshop, Fareed Zakaria, host of Fareed Zakaria GPS at CNN; and member of CFR’s Board of Directors, discusses pressing U.S. foreign policy issues an…

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March 22, 2018

China
Unrivaled Power: The Lifting of China’s Presidential Term Limits

Speakers discuss the proposed amendment to China’s constitution to eliminate presidential term limits, allowing President Xi Jinping to remain in power indefinitely, and the implications for China’s …

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March 8, 2016

United States
Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Experts discuss the factors that led to Puerto Rico’s crisis, the options for restructuring its more than $70 billion debt, and solutions for helping fix the island’s economy.

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November 19, 2015

Global
The Future of Space

Experts discuss the latest innovations in space technology, the prospects for a human mission to Mars, and the importance of sustaining American leadership in space exploration. 

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