September 10, 2020Heads of State and Government
Robert Zoellick and the historian Michael Beschloss discuss Ambassador Zoellick’s new book America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, as well as his distinguished career in…
August 25, 2020Iran
Panelists discuss the Iranian hostage crisis and the implications of the failed rescue attempt for U.S.-Iran relations for the next forty years. From two-time Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Barbara…
August 13, 2020Afghanistan
President Ghani discusses the challenges facing Afghanistan, the peace deal with the Taliban, and the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 11, 2020Global Governance
Representative Ami Bera discusses global cooperation during the era of COVID-19 and the geopolitical and humanitarian impacts of the pandemic.
August 3, 2020Coronavirus
House Majority Whip James Clyburn discusses the latest on Congress's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 29, 2020Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Panelists discuss Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s proposed annexation of parts of the West Bank and the geopolitical consequences for the region and for the Middle East peace plan.
July 28, 2020Nigeria
John Campbell discusses Nigeria, its history, colonial legacy, and strategic importance to the United States. Ambassador Campbell argues that Nigeria is the African country of greatest strategic i…
July 21, 2020United States
Bruce Hoffman discusses domestic terrorism in the United States. The CFR Master Class Series is a weekly 45-minute session hosted by Vice President and Deputy Director for Studies Shannon O’Neil i…
July 21, 2020Russia
Across the political spectrum, there is a belief that post–Cold War U.S. presidents have turned too often to the military to resolve challenges abroad. How could the United States move away from rely…
July 15, 2020Maternal and Child Health
Most countries outside of sub-Saharan Africa are projected to enter a period of sustained low fertility and a decline in the working age populations. Speakers Drs. Natalia Kanem and Christopher Murra…