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May 1, 2014

Syria
What to Do About Syria

More than three years after the start of the Syrian civil war, debates continue about what role, if any, the United States should play in the conflict. Ryan C. Crocker of Texas A&M, Freedom House's C…

May 1, 2014

Syria
What To Do About Syria

More than three years after the start of the Syrian civil war, debates continue about what role, if any, the United States should play in the conflict. Ryan Crocker of Texas A&M, Freedom House's Char…

May 22, 2013

Gender
Child Marriage and U.S. Foreign Policy

Mary Robinson and Geeta Rao Gupta discuss the Council on Foreign Relations report, Ending Child Marriage: How Elevating the Status of Girls Advances U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives. In the report, aut…

May 22, 2013

Gender
Child Marriage and U.S. Foreign Policy

RACHEL VOGELSTEIN: Welcome, everyone, to the Council on Foreign Relations. We are here tonight to mark the release of the first-ever report on child marriage from the council, and we are very fort…

April 15, 2013

United States
The Future of U.S. Special Operations Forces

Linda Robinson discusses her recently released Council Special Report, The Future of U.S. Special Operations Forces, which calls for conceptual, institutional, and operational changes to reorient U.S…

October 5, 2011

Global
Women and Mobile: A Global Opportunity

ISOBEL COLEMAN: Good afternoon. Good afternoon, everybody. If you could please take your seats, we're going to get started. Since we have three terrific speakers and lots of interesting ground to co…

June 1, 2011

Gender
Innovations and Innovators: Using Agricultural Technologies to Empower Women

PEDRO SANCHEZ:  (In progress.)  I was -- I joined Columbia University to start agriculture there, tropical agriculture -- interesting thing for a major urban university to do.  And then Secretary --…

May 10, 2011

Development
Women and Development: A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter

ISOBEL COLEMAN:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Good afternoon.  I'm Isobel Coleman.  I'm a senior fellow here at the Council on Foreign Relations and director of the council's Civil Society, Markets, …

April 22, 2010

Gender
Leveraging New Technology for Women's Economic Empowerment: Understanding and Expanding Distribution Networks

Watch experts give examples of bringing technologies to developing countries and how distribution of these products works. This session was part of The ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Se…