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December 2, 2022

United States
A Conversation With Robert O’Brien

National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien discusses technology, disinformation, and the intersection of technology policy and national security. 

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November 7, 2022

United States
Leslie H. Gelb Memorial Event: Common Sense and Strategy in Foreign Policy

This special event is being held to honor the memory of Leslie H. Gelb, CFR’s president from 1993 to 2003 and a dedicated member for forty-six years, who died on August 31, 2019. Gelb modernized the …

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October 26, 2022

Asia
Recap of the Twentieth National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party

Panelists discuss what we learned from the twentieth National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.   MCMAHON: Hello, everybody. Welcome to the CFR virtual briefing, obviously, where we’ll b…

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October 11, 2022

West Africa
Religion and Foreign Policy Webinar: The Politics of Religion and Gender in West Africa

Chiedo Nwankwor, vice dean of education and academic affairs, and director of SAIS Women Lead at Johns Hopkins University, and Ebenezer Obadare, the Douglas Dillon senior fellow for Africa studies at…

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October 6, 2022

West Africa
CFR Fellows' Book Launch Series: Pastoral Power, Clerical State: Pentecostalism, Gender, and Sexuality in Nigeria by Ebenezer Obadare

In Pastoral Power, Clerical State: Pentecostalism, Gender, and Sexuality in Nigeria, Ebenezer Obadare examines the overriding impact of Nigerian Pentecostal pastors on their churches, and how they ha…

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October 3, 2022

Foreign Policy
Lessons From History Series: The Legacy of the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan

In early 1947, Harry Truman announced that the United States would give assistance to countries under threat from authoritarian forces. Later that year, George C. Marshall addressed Harvard Universit…

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September 6, 2022

Ukraine
World Update: A Town Hall Meeting

CFR fellows discuss recent developments around the world, including the ongoing war in Ukraine, tensions with China over Taiwan, the future of U.S. relations with the Middle East and Latin America, a…

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June 7, 2022

Energy and Environment
Renewing America Series: Rethinking the U.S. Approach to Energy

Our panelists discussed the U.S. approach to energy, from foreign oil dependence to the transition to and consideration of other energy sources, and climate concerns. With its Renewing America ini…

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May 17, 2022

Military Operations
Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership

U.S. military service chiefs discuss defense strategy in conflict areas around the world and cooperative efforts with U.S. allies. The Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Lead…

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May 4, 2022

Politics and Government
A Conversation With Senator Bill Cassidy

Senator Bill Cassidy discusses issues in the United States and how the US and its allies should work closely together to counter Russian power and Chinese influence, such as energy independence, inte…

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