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September 8, 2008

Defense and Security
Foreign Affairs Live: A Discussion on Iraqi Futures

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February 4, 2009

United States
The Best Laid Plans: The Origins of American Multilateralism and the Dawn of the Cold War

  Given today’s global crisis, when international institutions are operating under increasing strain, the time is ripe to look back to the 1940s, when a previous generation of U.S. policymakers help…

February 4, 2009

United States
The Best Laid Plans: The Origins of American Multilateralism and the Dawn of the Cold War

Watch as Stewart Patrick, CFR Senior Fellow and Director, Program on International Institutions and Global Governance, speaks about his new book The Best Laid Plans: The Origins of American Multilate…

October 12, 2008

Financial Markets
On the precipice

Words no Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund ever wants to utter: “Intensifying solvency concerns about a number of the largest US-based and European financial institutions have pu…

March 30, 2009

United States
Infrastructure Spending to Grow

Watch experts discuss the lessons learned from Depression era government spending programs and how they may be applied to the recent global economic crisis. This session was part of the CFR-New York…

April 21, 2009

Afghanistan
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium: A View from the Hill

Watch Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) offer his view of the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan and his assessment of President Barack Obama's new strategy for the region. This conversation was pa…

May 7, 2009

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The United States and the Future of Global Governance: H1N1 - The Global Response to the Swine Influenza

JAMES TRAUB: (In progress) -- is Laurie Garrett. And now my microphone is on. Welcome to the third session. Let me put my spectacles on so I can read this -- MS. : (Off mike.) TRAUB: The six…

May 7, 2009

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
H1N1: The Global Response to the Swine Influenza

Watch Laurie A. Garrett, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, explain the origins of H1N1, the threat it poses, and the actions that should be taken to minimize the pa…

April 21, 2009

Afghanistan
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium: Panel II: Options and Prescriptions for U.S. Policy

Watch a panel of experts outline the range of options available for U.S. foreign policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan and their prescriptions moving forward. This conversation was part of the Cou…

November 8, 2002

Global
Democracies Need More Than Rhetorical Support from the International Community When Their Survival Is at Stake

Full text and an Executive Summary of “Threats to Democracy: Prevention and Response” November 8, 2002 – Democratic governments, international organizations and NGOs have responded poorly and ofte…