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August 4, 2021

United States
Renewing America: Fixing America’s Infrastructure

Panelists discuss major potential reforms to U.S. infrastructure, including new technological advances in transportation, traditional and digital infrastructure, universal broadband, smart cities, an…

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January 13, 2021

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security: The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty—Reducing the Threat of Nuclear Weapons

The United Nations is expected to hold the tenth Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference in 2021, following its spring 2020 postponement. In this event, panelists discuss the status o…

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October 1, 2020

Climate Change
Confronting Climate Change: Methane Emissions and the Environment

The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced it would rescind some methane reporting regulations, a decision now being debated in federal court. Speakers discuss the environmental risks of …

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November 12, 2020

Cybersecurity
TikTok on the Clock: Data, Deals, and National Security

As the deadline approaches for Beijing-based social media platform TikTok to finalize a deal allowing its U.S. operations to continue, panelists discuss the rise of TikTok and other foreign-owned mob…

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October 30, 2020

United States
A Conversation With Adam Boehler

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation CEO Adam Boehler discusses investments important to U.S. foreign policy and national security and the actions the agency is taking to advance those …

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March 8, 2016

Global
'Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War'

Fred Kaplan discusses his new book, 'Dark Territory.'

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March 14, 2016

Global
'Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War'

Fred Kaplan discusses 'Dark Territory,' his new book on the history of cyber war,

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October 13, 2020

Economics
World Economic Update

The World Economic Update highlights the quarter’s most important and emerging trends. Discussions cover changes in the global marketplace with special emphasis on current economic events and their i…

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May 25, 2021

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Bernard L. Schwartz Lecture With Ajay Banga

Ajay Banga discusses sustainable economic recovery, the World Trade Organization and international standards for trade, and policies to promote financial inclusion and address the digital divide amon…

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January 26, 2021

Transition 2021
Transition 2021 Series: Ending the COVID-19 Pandemic

Panelists discuss the challenges of ending the COVID-19 pandemic and what steps the Biden administration should take to curb the spread, including increased and improved testing and an equitable and …

Play Grace Thomson receives the coronavirus vaccine from Paula McMahon at the Louisa Jordan Hospital as the roll out begins on December 8, 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland.