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July 8, 2014

South Africa
Cape Town Mayor Says Clean Government and Pro-Business Policies Are Keys to Development

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille joins Ann Cooper of Columbia University to offer her thoughts on recent events in South African politics.

November 21, 2013

Global
Good Philanthropy, Bad Philanthropy, and Their Role in International Development

THOMAS BOLLYKY: Welcome everyone. My name is Tom Bollyky, and I'm the senior fellow for global health, economics, and development at the Council on Foreign Relations. I am extremely pleased to welco…

November 4, 2013

Europe and Eurasia
Reflections on the Causes of the First World War

Experts discuss the events that led up to the First World War.

November 4, 2013

Europe and Eurasia
A Look Back at the Buildup to the Great War

As the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One approaches, Margaret MacMillan, Robert K. Massie, and David A. Andelman discuss the rivalries and alliances in Europe during the years leadin…

April 16, 2013

United States
CFR and HBO Screening of the new HBO Documentary Manhunt

On May 2, 2011, Osama bin Laden was killed by Navy SEALs in a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The raid lasted forty minutes, but the hunt for bin Laden took two decades. The search began with a tea…

April 16, 2013

United States
Film Screening: "Manhunt"

A panel of experts discuss the new HBO documentary film, Manhunt, which details the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

January 23, 2013

Global
2012 Arthur Ross Book Award: George F. Kennan: An American Life

Honoring: Gold Medalist: John Lewis Gaddis for George F. Kennan: An American Life Silver Medalist: Jason Stearns for Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War…

May 23, 2011

Heads of State and Government
The Foreign Policy Legacy of President Kennedy

  Join us for a conversation on the foreign policy legacy of President John F. Kennedy fifty years following the Bay of Pigs invasion and the completion of the Berlin Wall.

May 23, 2011

Heads of State and Government
The Foreign Policy Legacy of President Kennedy

Experts analyze President John F. Kennedy's foreign policies including those pertaining to the Soviet Union, and review the lasting implications of his first year in office.

December 14, 2009

Political History and Theory
"The Sinews of Power": Rediscovering the Foundations of National Strength

This meeting is part of a series hosted with the National History Center featuring prominent historians who will examine the events and times that shaped foreign policy as we know it today. The Sine…