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June 19, 2008

Diplomacy and International Institutions
A Conversation with Condoleezza Rice

Watch U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice reflect on the lessons of the past eight years and answer questions about the future of U.S. foreign policy at the CFR International Affairs Fellows For…

June 30, 2008

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Public Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century: Engaging in the Most Important Ideological Contest of Our Time

Watch James K. Glassman, in his first speech as U.S. undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs, discuss priorities for U.S. public diplomacy and the various strategies being emp…

June 30, 2008

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Public Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century

MICHAEL MORAN: Well, good afternoon, everybody. I'd like to welcome you all to this Council on Foreign Relations meeting. This is an on-the-record meeting. We'll take this moment to do the logistic…

November 30, 2010

Heads of State and Government
National History Center Series: Presidents and the Lure of War

DOUGLAS G. BRINKLEY: Good evening, everybody. Hello. Good evening. I'm historian Douglas Brinkley, and it's a great honor as always to be here at the council, but particularly to get to introduce to…

November 30, 2010

Heads of State and Government
Presidents and the Lure of War

Newsweek editor-at-large, Evan W. Thomas III discusses U.S. military history and the various reasons that former presidents have gone to war. This meeting is part of a series hosted with the Nationa…

September 29, 2005

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Perceptions of U.S. Public Diplomacy

This publication is now archived. IntroductionOne of the most commonly heard questions after the events of September 11 was: “Why do they hate us?” Four years later, anti-Americanism, particularly in…

April 20, 2011

Politics and Government
Food For Thought

A vendor sells books at Mutanabi Street in Baghdad April 5, 2011 (Mohammed Ameen/Courtesy Reuters) I will not be posting for the next week. Please see below two interesting articles. My friend, Di…

Food For Thought

June 19, 2012

United States
Views from the Newsroom: Challenges to American Power

Related readings:NYT: Warrior in Chief by Peter Lampert Bergen The Obama Doctrine by Elliott Abrams

April 1, 2011

United Kingdom
"Intelligence and Counter-Radicalization"

Panelists compare and contrast the linkages between law enforcement and intelligence in the United States and the United Kingdom and discuss how violent extremism has changed the business of intellig…

April 1, 2011

United Kingdom
Panel Two: Intelligence and Counter-Radicalization

This session was part of the symposium, UK and U.S. Approaches in Countering Radicalization: Intelligence, Communities, and the Internet, which was cosponsored with Georgetown University’s Center for…