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September 24, 2010

A Conversation with Juan Manuel Santos Calderón

DONNA HRINAK: Well, good morning, everyone, and welcome -- today's Council on Foreign Relations meeting. I'm Donna Hrinak, and before I introduce our distinguished guest, there are a few administrat…


September 27, 2010

United Kingdom
Russell C. Leffingwell Lecture: The Diplomacy of Climate Change

CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN: Good morning, everyone. In the interest of keeping to the council's usual discipline, we will start now in order to get everybody out by 9:00. I'd like to remind everybody an…


October 1, 2010

Defense and Security
The Way Forward in Afghanistan

Join Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin for a discussion of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and a congressional perspective on the way forward.


October 4, 2010

Evaluating Progress on the UN Millennium Development Goals

Related Readings: President Obama's Speech at the UN MDG Summit, September 2010 MDGs for Women Largely Unmet by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Time for a Rethink by Jagdish N. Bhagwati


October 8, 2010

United States
The United States and Japan at 50: Resilience and Renewal

This workshop was cosponsored by Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the Asahi-Shimbun. It took place in Washington, DC.Widely acclaimed as the most respected and credible source of news in Japan …

October 12, 2010

A Trip Report: Sudan

Upon their return from Sudan, please join George Clooney and John Prendergast to assess the in-country situation in advance of southern Sudan's independence referendum this January.


October 18, 2010

Elections and Voting
The Crisis in Congo

The panelists will provide an update on recent events in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as the country struggles with increasing violence and political, ethnic, and regional conflicts. Related…


October 22, 2010

Can Americans Think (Strategically)?

WINSTON LORD: So I think we'll get going. My name is Winston Lord. I'm delighted to be presiding at this session. Let's get the housekeeping out of the way at the beginning. This meeting actually is…


October 27, 2010

Defense and Security
A Conversation with Senator Richard G. Lugar

Please join Senator Richard G. Lugar for a discussion on the wide range of policy issues facing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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November 8, 2010

International Migration Policy for the Twenty-First Century

In advance of the Global Forum on Migration and Development in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, join Assistant Secretary of State Eric Schwartz for a discussion of U.S. policy on international migration and …