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June 26, 2008

China
Koppel on Discovery: The People's Republic of Capitalism

Watch Ted Koppel, managing editor of the Discovery Channel, and CFR senior fellow Adam Segal discuss The People's Republic of Capitalism, a documentary series on the rapid rise of China and its role …

June 26, 2008

China
Koppel on Discovery: The People's Republic of Capitalism

New York City, New York DAVID SANGER: Well, those excerpts gave us a beginning good taste. And I can tell you that the parts you haven't seen today, including the scenes inside the karaoke bars, whi…

October 5, 2009

Congresses and Parliaments
A Conversation with Ashton B. Carter

In a time of increasingly scarce resources, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) will be reevaluating spending and reprioritizing defense projects. Please join Ashton B. Carter to discuss the Obama a…

December 14, 2009

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

Watch Paul M. Kennedy, director of International Security Studies and the Dilworth Professor of History at Yale University, analyze characteristics of great powers and what constitutes national stren…

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…

December 15, 2009

India
Shoals Ahead for the United States and India?

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jason Reed Manmohan Singh has come and gone, but his visit to Washington last month leaves several questions unanswered about the future of U.S.-India relations. Comparison…

Shoals Ahead for the United States and India?

March 22, 2010

China
Where’s the Tipping Point in U.S.-China Relations?

Photo Courtesy of REUTERS/Jason Lee Some of my old State Department colleagues tell me that the current downturn in U.S.-China relations is nothing new.  It’s just countercyclical, they say.  “Remem…

Where’s the Tipping Point in U.S.-China Relations?

April 27, 2010

India
India Is at the Top Table. Now What?

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jason Reed On Sunday, China and India enlarged their seats at the top table of international relations.  As part of a general increase in capital, rich countries agreed to …

India Is at the Top Table.  Now What?

June 24, 2010

China
Chinese Politics -- Not an Oxymoron!

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jason Lee I have a Ph.D. in Chinese politics—which means I have an abiding faith in the idea that, yes, China actually does have politics. That’s always been true, even in…

Chinese Politics -- Not an Oxymoron!

November 12, 2010

Pakistan
U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

The CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan assesses U.S. objectives, strategy, and policy options in the region. It finds that while the challenges are sev…