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January 24, 2024

Israel
A Conversation With U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism Deborah Lipstadt

Historian and now U.S. Ambassador Deborah Lipstadt discusses the increase in antisemitic incidents and rhetoric following the October 7, 2023 attack on Israel, contemporary sources of antisemitism, a…

Play Deborah Lipstadt dressed in black at the 11th Rome Film Festival red carpet.

February 23, 2024

Maternal and Child Health
Women This Week: Wife of Russian Opposition Leader Vows to Carry on His Work

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers February 17 to February 23.

A woman takes part in a rally in support of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Omsk, Russia January 23, 2021.

June 25, 2019

United States
A Conversation with Jerome H. Powell

Jerome Powell discusses the challenges facing the U.S. economy and the policies of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

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September 4, 2019

Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Protests, With Jerome A. Cohen

Jerome A. Cohen, adjunct senior fellow for Asia Studies at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay the recent protests throughout Hong Kong.

Podcast Students in Hong Kong protest the extradition bill.

December 19, 2023

Asia Program
Virtual Roundtable: A Conversation on the Hong Kong Legal System and the Case of Jimmy Lai

The national security trial of Jimmy Lai, founder of Apple Daily and pro-democracy activist from Hong Kong, is scheduled to take place this December. Please join our speaker, Caoilfhionn Gallagher KC…

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February 1, 2024

United States
Transatlantic Divergence of Economic Outlooks – Implications for Central Bank Policies

Germans and Americans are pessimistic about their economies. While the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve remain committed to fighting inflation, the ECB faces a much tougher task.

Jay Powell

January 17, 2024

Technology and Innovation
The Crypto Question: Bitcoin, Digital Dollars, and the Future of Money

The dizzying rise of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has created new challenges for governments and central banks. Increasing popularity and high levels of market volatility have raised the stakes…

A technician inspects the backside of a bitcoin mining operation in Quebec, Canada.

November 20, 2023

Renewing America
Historical Perspectives on Anti-Muslim Prejudice in the United States and Lessons for Today

Panelists discuss the history of anti-Muslim and anti-Arab prejudice in the United States, including how events such as the 1979 Iran hostage crisis and the 9/11 terrorist attacks shaped public perce…

Play A young boy watches as people pray during a funeral service for 6-year-old Palestinian American Wadea Al-Fayoumi who was killed in an islamophobic attack.