October 3, 2007United States
Watch Brent Scowcroft, president of The Scowcroft Group, reflect on his years on the National Security Council as part of CFR's HBO History Makers Series.
October 11, 2000United States
October 12, 2000 - Colombia’s rampant lawlessness, insecurity and corruption represent one of the major threats to democracy and economic progress in Latin America. The stakes are that high, accordin…
January 9, 2019Cuba
For many years the Organization of American States was a dictators' club, where the rule was "you don't criticize my human rights abuses and I won't criticize yours." And the secretaries-general of t…
March 24, 2011Diplomacy and International Institutions
Former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in 2007. (Jim Young/courtesy Reuters) Yesterday I had the pleasure and honor to sit down with…
January 10, 2019Ethiopia
He recalls the popular challenge now underway against Omar al-Bashir’s rule in Sudan; the deaths of Kofi Annan, the first African secretary General of UN, and Winnie Mandela, a flawed leader of the South African liberation movement; the highly positive emergence of the reform-minded Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian prime minister; and the international attention to Congolese surgeon Denis Mukwege, who won a Nobel Peace prize for his work with rape victims.