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March 9, 2017

Laos
'A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA'

Joshua Kurlantzick discusses his new book, A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA.

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June 20, 2016

Global
'State Capitalism: How the Return of Statism is Transforming the World'

Joshua Kurlantzick discusses 'State Capitalism,' his book on the rise of modern state capitalism and its impact on the global economy and international security.

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February 2, 2021

Philippines
Guest Event: Screening and Discussion of "A Thousand Cuts"

Panelists discuss the regression of democracy and rights in Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte. A Thousand Cuts follows renowned journalist Mari…

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September 18, 2019

Hong Kong
Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong: Perspectives From the Frontlines

Since March, millions of Hong Kongers have protested their government’s proposed law to allow the extradition of criminal suspects to mainland China. Although Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam rec…

Podcast Protesters raise mobile phones as they gather to show support for protesters inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) campus, November 19, 2019

February 10, 2021

Climate Change
Academic Webinar: Rising to the Climate Challenge

Maria Carmen Lemos, professor of sustainability and development, and climate and energy, and codirector of Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments at University of Michigan’s School for Envir…

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April 19, 2012

Myanmar
U.S. Policy Options Toward Myanmar

Joshua Kurlantzick and Lex Rieffel assess the challenges and opportunities of modifying U.S. political and economic policy toward Myanmar.

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June 21, 2012

United States
The Tobacco Wars: International Trade Disputes and Tobacco Control

Ambassador Carlos Gianelli Derois and Dr. Joshua Sharfstein discuss the challenges that governments face in balancing international trade and tobacco control objectives and the increasing number of t…

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May 5, 2020

COVID-19
Asia's Response to the Coronavirus

Panelists discuss the effects of the coronavirus across Asia, including lockdowns, economic challenges, and prospects for recovery.

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April 19, 2012

Myanmar
U.S. Policy Options Toward Myanmar

Following Myanmar's April by-elections, the United States and others have discussed the possibility of lifting sanctions, opening aid and investment opportunities, and normalizing diplomatic relation…

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May 13, 2013

Indonesia
Realizing Democracy: Lessons from Thailand and Indonesia

Isobel Coleman hosts Joshua Kurlantzick, Fellow for Southeast Asia, Council on Foreign Relations, for a discussion about the political and economic transition of Thailand and Indonesia as part of a C…

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