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October 7, 2014

Hong Kong
Protests in Hong Kong: Three Things to Know

Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong feel Beijing has reneged on its guarantees of greater autonomy for the former British colony, says CFR’s Barbara Demick.

June 23, 2021

Media
Lessons Learned With Peter Osnos

Please join Peter Osnos for a conversation on his distinguished career in journalism and publishing, including working as a foreign correspondent in Vietnam and the Soviet Union, and as a long-time e…

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December 17, 2021

Diplomacy and International Institutions
A Conversation With Jake Sullivan

Jake Sullivan discusses the Biden administration’s work over the first year in office to address the current and future challenges facing the United States.

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December 20, 2021

Robots and Artificial Intelligence
Malcolm and Carolyn Wiener Annual Lecture on Science and Technology With Henry Kissinger and Eric Schmidt

Henry Kissinger and Eric Schmidt discuss the transformational power of artificial intelligence.  The Malcolm and Carolyn Wiener Annual Lecture on Science and Technology addresses issues at the int…

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April 27, 2018

Global
Global Hotspots

This event is part of the 2018 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs. 

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September 25, 2020

China
Religion in China

As more people in China practice religion, the government continues to toughen oversight, increase religious persecution, and attempt to co-opt state-sanctioned religious organizations.

People kneel and pray in a mosque in Shanghai, China.

January 7, 2021

Mexico
Discussion of Whitney Museum Exhibition: Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art

The Council on Foreign Relations and the Whitney Museum of American Art invite you to join our panelists for a discussion of Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, currently on view a…

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October 22, 2021

Afghanistan
Afghanistan in Hindsight: Lessons From Two Decades of War

Our panelists discuss the history of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan, critical policy decisions made during four U.S. administrations, and what lessons can be learned from the two-decade war.

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August 25, 2020

Lessons From History Series—The Iranian Hostage Crisis

PLEASE NOTE: CFR members are encouraged to watch the documentary Desert One prior to the virtual discussion. A link to view the film will be sent to registrants on Friday, August 21. Please join our …

Play Blindfolded U.S. hostages and their Iranian captors outside the U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran, 1979.

March 13, 2017

Yemen
The Futility of Force in Yemen

An escalation in U.S. counterterrorism strikes is unlikely to degrade the country’s al-Qaeda affiliate and a two-year-long Saudi-led air campaign is no closer to defeating Houthi rebels, says Ambassa…