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May 5, 2011

A Conversation with Enda Kenny

Prime Minister Enda Kenny discusses terrorism in Ireland and around the world, the elections in Northern Ireland, and the relationship between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

May 5, 2011

A Conversation with Enda Kenny

RICHARD N. HAASS: Good afternoon. (Chuckles.) Let's let people get to their seats. And let me welcome people to the Council on Foreign Relations. I'm Richard Haass, and let me just make clear for th…

March 14, 2014

The World Next Week: Crimea Votes on Secession, Iranians Celebrate Nowruz, Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny Visits the United States

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the referendum in Crimea, Persian New Year and the next round of nuclear talks with Iran, and Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s visit to the …

A soldier posted in the Crimean town of Balaclava is seen in front of a Russian flag. (Baz Ratner/ Courtesy Reuters)

March 8, 2017

Japan: Women of Influence

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. This comes five days after Japan’s Hinamatsuri, or Girls’ Day, the day in which the nation celebrates the bright future of its young daughters. On this s…

November 26, 2012

Guest Post: Yanzhong Huang on Healthy Development in the Post-2015 Era

This post is written by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow for Global Health at CFR. He reviews the major takeaways of a recent workshop he hosted on the post-2015 agenda, an event I also men…


May 24, 2017

Pluralism, Polarization, and the Common Good

Suhail Khan, David Kyuman Kim, and Jack Moline discuss advancing the common good amid moral and political polarization.

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March 13, 2014

The World Next Week: March 13, 2014

Crimea faces a vote over secession from Ukraine; Iran marks its New Year and resumes nuclear talks; and Irish prime minister Enda Kenny visits Washington, DC.

October 24, 2014

Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of October 24, 2014

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Andrew Hill, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. North Korea releases U.S. prisoner. On Tuesday, Pyongyang releas…


February 10, 2015

Tony Abbott Lives for Another Day – Now What?

Important: The views expressed on this blog are my own. The Council on Foreign Relations takes no positions on matters of policy or politics.  Just before New Year’s, I predicted that Australian Pri…


April 9, 2015

Ten Whats With…Sheila A. Smith

Sheila A. Smith is a senior fellow for Japan Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is the author of Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China (Columbia University Pres…

Sheila Smith Intimate Rivals