November 14, 2019Religion
Henri J. Barkey, adjunct senior fellow for Middle East studies at CFR and the Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen chair in international relations at Lehigh University, discusses the future of the Kurds in Syria, as part of CFR’s Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.
October 15, 2019Syria
Henri J. Barkey and Steven A. Cook sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the U.S. military withdrawal from northern Syria, the Turkish incursion, and the response from others in the region. Barke…
August 26, 2019Election 2020
Update: Bernie Sanders announced on April 8, 2020, that he was suspending his campaign. Is the second time the charm? Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders certainly hopes so. Back in 2016, the self-pro…
July 15, 2020Colombia
President Iván Duque discusses the Venezuelan refugee crisis, Colombia's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the progress on the implementation of the Colombian peace agreement.
June 25, 2020Social Issues
The Trump administration has expanded immigration restrictions to suspend until the end of 2020 the issuance of most visas for foreign workers, including those for high-skilled employees and for intr…
April 18, 2019Immigration and Migration
Ted Alden joins Jim Lindsay to discuss trade and immigration policy after the congressional midterms. Ted is the Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, specializing…
June 1, 2020China
Panelists discuss China’s development model in Africa and the effects of its expanding influence on the continent, with a focus on economic investments and diplomacy.
May 29, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Panelists discuss the future of work after the COVID-19 pandemic, including how workers and businesses will have to adapt to the post-pandemic economic landscape and workplace environments.