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February 2, 2012

Defense and Security
The World Next Week: The United Nations Debates Syria

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the current debate on whether to demand political change in Syria; the forty-eighth Munich International Security Conference; and the tw…

  The United Nations Security Council meets at the U.N. headquarters on January 31, 2012 to discuss Syria. (Mike Segar/courtesy Reuters)

January 25, 2012

Iraq
Screening of Qarantina

Iraqi filmmaker Oday Rasheed discusses his second film, Qarantina, which follows the story of a broken family in Baghdad who takes in a mysterious boarder. Qarantina is part of the Global Lens 2012 …

January 25, 2012

Iraq
Screening of Qarantina

The Council on Foreign Relations and The Global Film Initiative invite you to a screening and discussion of Qarantina, by Iraqi filmmaker Oday Rasheed. Qarantina follows a broken family living within…

December 12, 2011

International Organizations
Nuggets from the World Policy Conference

Austrian President Heinz Fischer makes a speech at the opening of the World Policy Conference at the historic Hofburg palace in Vienna December 9, 2011. The World Policy Conference is devoted to the …

Nuggets from the World Policy Conference

December 31, 2010

Friday File: Let it Snow

Above the Fold. President Obama had the right idea in heading off to Hawaii. I opted for Boston and was rewarded with 20-plus inches of snow. That would have been great if I liked to ski or shovel …

Friday File: Let it Snow

April 4, 2011

Russia
A Conversation with Sergey B. Ivanov

Russian deputy prime minister Sergey B. Ivanov discusses the recent advances in U.S.-Russia relations, including the bilateral presidential commission.

April 4, 2011

Russia
A Conversation with Sergey Ivanov

THOMAS GRAHAM: Good afternoon. Good afternoon. My name is Tom Graham, and I want to welcome you to the Council on Foreign Relations meeting with Sergey Ivanov, deputy prime minister of the Russian F…

November 19, 2010

Russia
Kinder, Gentler U.S.-Russia Mood at NATO Summit

The NATO summit in Lisbon today occurs in a climate of warmer U.S.-Russia relations, with Russia seeking ways to cooperate with the alliance on missile defense and Afghanistan, says CFR expert Stephe…

January 22, 2009

Russia
Russian-American Relations Symposium: Session Three: The Future of Russian-American Relations

Watch experts discuss the future of Russian-American relations and how the Obama administration could handle issues such as Iranian nuclear ambitions, NATO membership expansion, and the U.S. missile …

January 22, 2009

Russia
Russian-American Relations Symposium: Session One: Russia's Economic and Political Outlook

Watch experts analyze the domestic political situation in Russia and the effects of the financial crisis on the Russian economy.