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March 26, 1999

Afghanistan
Testimony on the Situation in Afghanistan Before the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Recent Events and Political Actors in AfghanistanFor policy recommendations, see text of oral testimony1. INTRODUCTION: SUMMARY OVERVIEW1On August 8, 1998, the Taliban (Islamic student) movement of A…

May 6, 2003

Colombia
Council Launches Blue-Ribbon Commission to Craft Urgently Needed New Strategy for Colombia and the Andes

MAY 6, 2003 - The Center for Preventive Action, a Council on Foreign Relations conflict prevention initiative, has launched a new Commission to make concrete recommendations for mitigating deadly con…

April 20, 2004

Education
Girls’ Education Key to Global Wealth, Health, New Council Report Finds

April 20, 2004 – Investing in girls’ education globally delivers huge returns for economic growth, political participation, women’s health, smaller and more sustainable families, and disease preventi…

January 24, 2005

Palestinian Territories
HBO History Makers Series: Ehud Barak

New York, N.Y. [Note: the transcript begins in progress.] MORTIMER ZUCKERMAN:— [Ehud Barak] organized the Israeli military to take into account much of the transformation in military technology…

May 1, 2006

Religion
The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception6:30 - 7:30 p.m. MeetingPlease note special time.This meeting is part of the Religion and Foreign Policy Series.

May 1, 2006

Religion
The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs

Watch former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discuss her new book The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God & World Affairs.

June 6, 2007

Palestinian Territories
From Gaza to Beirut and Tehran: A Conversation with Sallai M. Meridor

Join us for an in-depth discussion with Israel's Ambassador to the United States Sallai Meridor about recent developments in the Middle East--including Iran's continued pursuit of nuclear capabilitie…

October 29, 2007

United States
A Conversation with John Kerry

Watch Senator John Kerry (D-MA) discuss climate change as a U.S. national security threat and the opportunity for the United States to pursue global leadership on the issue.

October 29, 2007

United States
Senator John F. Kerry

RICHARD SALOMON:  Good afternoon.  Can I get your attention, please?  It's a pleasure for me to welcome Senator Kerry and all of you to today's program at the Council on Foreign Relations.Before I i…