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The Sorensen Distinguished Lecture on the United Nations

The Sorensen Distinguished Lecture on the United Nations is an annual lecture and dinner established in 1996 with funds from former CFR Director Theodore C. Sorensen, who was a member for over 40 yea…

June 1, 1999

Politics and Government
Transatlantic Tensions

Americans and Europeans are divided by more than an ocean when it comes to designing and carrying out policies toward countries that repress human rights, develop weapons of mass destruction, and/or …

October 31, 2003

Russia
Sestanovich: ’Putin Is Sending a Message to Sleazy Officials Across Russia That Harassing Business Is Okay.’

Stephen R. Sestanovich, a top Russian specialist, says the Putin government’s arrest of Russia’s wealthiest man, oil “oligarch” Mikhail Khodorkovsky, resulted from a confrontatio…

February 6, 2006

Religion
Role of Religion in U.S. Foreign Policy Focus of New Council Initiative

February 6, 2006 —The Council has launched a Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative to connect with—and serve as a resource for—religious and congregational leaders and thinkers whose voices are incr…

August 17, 2006

United States
Hamilton: In Five Years Since 9/11, United States Is ’Safer But Not Safe’

Lee H. Hamilton, the vice-chairman of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States (also known as the 9/11 Commission), says "I would agree with the general assessment that we …

October 24, 2006

Conflict Prevention
Hungary-Suez Crisis: Fifty Years on: Session 1: The Suez Crisis

Watch Council President Richard N. Haass lead a discussion with Douglas Brinkley, David Fromkin, Timothy Naftali, and Roger Owen on the Suez Crisis of 1956.

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October 24, 2006

Conflict Prevention
Hungary-Suez Crisis: Fifty Years On - The Suez Crisis (Session 1)

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Reception6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Meeting

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October 22, 2007

France
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Christine Lagarde

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

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October 22, 2007

France
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: French Economic Policy: An Agenda for Change

Watch French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde discuss her efforts to revitalize the French economy and revive Paris as a financial center.

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June 9, 2008

Congresses and Parliaments
A Conversation with Jim Webb

JEFF GREENFIELD: Hi, there. Today -- good afternoon. Welcome. Very impressive turnout, considering the weather. In fact, even not considering the weather. We are now amending Noel Coward's famous so…

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