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January 13, 2003

Iraq
Odds Increasing For Iraq Crisis To Be Resolved Without War, and Negotiations With North Korea Are Necessary, Says Council Senior Fellow Walter Russell Mead

Walter Russell Mead, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, says that the Bush administration has “every reason to think it could win a war” against Iraq, but the …

March 28, 2003

Iraq
Trainor Says Early Assumptions in Iraq Fail, Causing Conflict to Continue; Notes that Iraqis Are Using Vietnam War Era Tactics

Former three-star Marine Corps General Bernard Trainor says that a “shock and awe” air campaign has failed and an anticipated uprising of Shiias has not occurred, thereby prolonging the Ir…

November 9, 2006

United States
Trainor: Rumsfeld Likely to Leave ‘Very Negative’ Legacy as Defense Secretary

Retired Marine Lieut. Gen. Bernard E. Trainor, who has coauthored a book on the planning for the Iraq war, says that departing Secretary of Defense Donald M. Rumsfeld will probably leave a “negative …

August 7, 2006

Human Rights
Bouckaert: Both Israel and Hezbollah Committing ’War Crimes’

Peter N. Bouckaert, a senior researcher for Human Rights Watch who has been traveling in Lebanon and Syria, says both Hezbollah and Israel have been committing "war crimes" in striking against civili…

October 23, 2006

Vietnam
Oberdorfer: Tet and Iraq: Parallels and Differences

Don Oberdorfer, an expert on Asian affairs who wrote a major book on the Tet offensive, Tet!, says even though support for the Iraq war is ebbing in the United States, the current mood lacks “the dom…

August 27, 2008

Elections and Voting
Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the Next Administration

Watch experts discuss foreign policy challenges for the next administration at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, featuring a special address by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albr…

August 27, 2008

Elections and Voting
2008 Rocky Mountain Roundtable on International Relations: Luncheon Discussion: Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the Next Administration

This session was part of a symposium, cosponsored with the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the City and County of Denver's 2008 Rocky Mountain Roundtable.

December 4, 2008

Iraq
Iraq: Assessing the Surge

DEBORAH AMOS: I'd like to welcome you today to the Council on Foreign Relations meeting. Please enjoy your coffee while we are talking. In about 25 minutes we will ask for questions from the audienc…

December 4, 2008

Iraq
Iraq: Assessing the Surge

Watch Linda Robinson, author in residence at the Johns Hopkins University's Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies and Francis J. West, correspondent at the Atlantic Monthly Press, assess the po…

February 26, 2009

Afghanistan
NATO At 60 Symposium: Session III: NATO and Afghanistan

Watch experts shed light on such topics as what broad changes in NATO strategy are needed in Afghanistan, how NATO and U.S. forces can achieve unity of concept as well as unity of command, what can b…