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December 1, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
The Dangers of Reporting From the Middle East

Journalists discuss the risks of reporting on conflicts and wars in the Middle East.

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March 11, 2015

United States
Bridging U.S. Environmental and Foreign Policy

Gina McCarthy discusses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to work with other nations to improve international climate policy and increase global environmental sustainability.

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March 11, 2015

United States
A Conversation With U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy

Administrator McCarthy discusses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to work with other nations to craft international climate policy and improve global environmental sustainability.

November 6, 2014

United States
Ten Cold War Films Worth Watching

The Cold War has provided the grist for rich histories, enlightening memoirs, and terrific novels. It has also provided source material for some great movies. Here in alphabetical order are my ten fa…

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November 10, 2014

Defense and Security
Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps!

The Marine Corps turns 239 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have been …

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December 12, 2014

Estonia
Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas on Economic Growth and Entrepreneurship

Taavi Rõivas, prime minister of Estonia, joins CFR Board Member Blair Effron to discuss Estonia’s economic growth, regional security, and information technology sector.

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December 12, 2014

Estonia
Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas on Economic Growth and Entrepreneurship

Taavi Rõivas, prime minister of Estonia, joins Blair Effron, founding partner at Centerview Partners and member of the board of directors at the Council on Foreign Relations, to discuss Estonia’s eco…

December 21, 2009

Forests and Land Management
Deforestation and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

Loss of forests is a major contributor to greenhouse-gas emissions. Plans to devise a policy tool for using trees for carbon dioxide sequestration are now under way.

November 10, 2013

Defense and Security
Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps!

The Marine Corps turns 238 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have been …

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July 29, 2013

France
Is France Heading South?

If France moves in the direction of its Southern European neighbors, the consequences for the entire European Union could be calamitous, says expert Dominique Moïsi.