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February 8, 2024

United States
The U.S. Vice President and Foreign Policy

Modern vice presidents can trace much of their political influence to the broad reforms that Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale made to the second-highest elected office in the late 1970s.

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February 8, 2024

Taiwan
Why China-Taiwan Relations Are So Tense

Taiwan has the potential to be a flash point in U.S.-China relations. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taipei in 2022 heightened tensions.

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January 30, 2024

China
The Future of U.S.-China Relations

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan discusses U.S.-China relations and the Biden administration’s policy priorities for the relationship going forward. This event is co-organized by the 21st C…

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February 6, 2024

Agricultural Policy
Foreign Asset Ownership in the United States

Zongyuan Zoe Liu, the Maurice R. Greenberg fellow for China studies at CFR, discusses China’s sovereign wealth funds, investments in the United States, and considerations for policy responses to fore…

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January 31, 2024

China
Academic Webinar: China-Russia Relations

Thomas Graham, distinguished fellow at CFR, and Zongyuan Zoe Liu, Maurice R. Greenberg fellow for China studies at CFR, lead the conversation on China-Russia relations.

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January 9, 2024

Political History and Theory
New Book Examines the Colorful and Tumultuous Political Career of Henry Wallace 

In a new book filled with political drama and intrigue, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Senior Fellow Benn Steil offers the richest and deepest biographical study to date of Henry A. Wallace—a “fa…

January 29, 2024

Technology and Innovation
Arthur Ross Book Award: "Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology"

Gideon Rose celebrates the winners of this year’s Arthur Ross Book Award: Chris Miller, Susan L. Shirk, and Daniel Treisman. The program includes an award ceremony with each winner, and a discussi…

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December 14, 2023

Global Health Program
Thomas J. Bollyky Named Council on Foreign Relations’ Inaugural Bloomberg Chair in Global Health

Thomas J. Bollyky will be the first holder of the Bloomberg endowed Chair in Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), President Michael Froman announced.  Bloomberg Philanthropies …

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January 22, 2024

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
A Conversation With Lebanese Foreign Minister Abdallah BouHabib

Lebanese Foreign Minister Abdallah BouHabib discusses developments in the Middle East, increasing tensions with Israel, and Lebanon’s perspective on the conflict and ongoing efforts to deescalate ten…

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January 23, 2024

United States
CFR Fellows' Book Launch Series: The World That Wasn't: Henry Wallace and the Fate of the American Century by Benn Steil

Henry Wallace is the most important, and certainly the most fascinating, almost-president in American history. As FDR’s third-term vice president, and a hero to many progressives, he lost his place o…

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