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June 2, 2014

China
Tiananmen's Legacy of State-Sponsored Amnesia

Louisa Lim of NPR and Xiao Qiang of the University of California, Berkeley, join Asia Society's Orville Schell to discuss the Tiananmen Square protests and their aftermath from the Chinese perspectiv…

June 2, 2014

China
25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Session One: The U.S. PerspectiveThis session will provide insight on the U.S. perspective and response to the crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square twenty-five years ago.Bren…

June 18, 2014

More Books to Read This Summer

Last week, Bob McMahon, Gideon Rose, and I offered up our summer reading suggestions on The World Next Week podcast. India Adams and her colleagues on the CFR Library staff were not to be outdone. Th…

Summer-Reading-Library-Book

April 11, 2014

United States
Voices From the Region: Syria, Egypt, Palestine, Iraq, Algeria, and Lebanon

“They call it aid, but I don’t consider it aid…I consider it buying time and giving people the illusion that there is aid when really there is not.” –Brigadier General Asaad al-Zoabi, a Syrian fighte…

People wave banners in a demonstration in Cairo April 10, 2014 (El Ghany/Courtesy Reuters).

June 2, 2014

China
In the U.S. Response to Tiananmen, a Delicate Balance Between Geopolitics and Human Rights

On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Brent Scowcroft of the Scowcroft Group and Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times join CFR President Richard N. Haass to discuss the events from t…

February 14, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
The Central African Republic: Where Elections Could Do More Harm Than Good

This is a guest post by Emily Mellgard, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. Elections are often seen as progress toward democracy in Africa. Elections con…

Africa-CAR Meeting

May 8, 2013

Tibet
A Conversation with Sikyong Lobsang Sangay

Please join Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala, India, and political successor to the Dalai Lama, for a discussion on the situation of Tibe…

May 8, 2013

Tibet
A Conversation with Sikyong Lobsang Sangay

The political successor to the Dalai Lama discusses Tibet.