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March 29, 2016

Colombia
Colombia and FARC: Prospects for Peace

Experts discuss Colombia’s peace negotiations with the FARC, prospects for completing and implementing a final deal, and implications for U.S.-Colombian relations.

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February 24, 2016

Latvia
Examining Latvia's Challenges and Opportunities

Edgars Rinkēvičs discusses problems of European security in 2016 and beyond, his country’s evolving relationship with Russia, and the upcoming NATO summit in Warsaw.

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November 26, 2013

Nigeria
Nigeria’s Sani Abacha: Where is the Loot?

The head of Nigeria’s last military government was Sani Abacha. Abacha, who was in power from 1993 to 1998 and who died under suspicious circumstances in 1998, is commonly regarded as Nigeria’s most …

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February 22, 2013

Fossil Fuels
Asking the Right Questions About Changes in Derivative Markets

As part of a book I’m working on, I’ve spent some time wading through the econometric literature on speculation in commodity markets, oil in particular. This body of research tries to shed light on h…

Asking the Right Questions About Changes in Derivative Markets

April 16, 2013

United States
Film Screening: "Manhunt"

A panel of experts discuss the new HBO documentary film, Manhunt, which details the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

April 16, 2013

United States
CFR and HBO Screening of the new HBO Documentary Manhunt

On May 2, 2011, Osama bin Laden was killed by Navy SEALs in a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The raid lasted forty minutes, but the hunt for bin Laden took two decades. The search began with a tea…

December 5, 2012

Gender
Diversifying Global Supply Chains

ISOBEL COLEMAN: Good afternoon. Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining us here today. I'm Isobel Coleman. I'm a senior fellow here at the Council on Foreign Relations and director of the Ci…

May 18, 2006

Media
China’s Soft Power Initiative

China is expanding its use of cultural, educational, and diplomatic tools to increase its appeal across the world. The move comes as U.S. cultural influence slips and some say the United States may b…

September 23, 2010

Economic Crises
Fostering Economic Recovery: The EU Moves from Crisis Management to Reform

European Commission president José Manuel Barroso discusses the state of the European Union's economy since the economic crisis, as well as the geopolitical and geoeconomic factors that pose as chall…

September 23, 2010

Economic Crises
Fostering Economic Recovery: The EU Moves from Crisis Management to Reform

MODERATOR: Ladies and gentlemen, it's a great pleasure to welcome you all here this evening for a very privileged evening with Jose Manuel Barroso, the president of the European Commission. And I'd…