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March 22, 2018

China
Unrivaled Power: The Lifting of China’s Presidential Term Limits

Speakers discuss the proposed amendment to China’s constitution to eliminate presidential term limits, allowing President Xi Jinping to remain in power indefinitely, and the implications for China’s …

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January 18, 2011

United States
CFR 90th Anniversary Series on Renewing America: American Power and Profligacy

On the occasion of CFR's 90th anniversary, we will examine through a series of meetings and projects how policies at home will directly influence the economic and military strength of the United Stat…

March 29, 2018

Energy and Environment
'Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet'

Varun Sivaram discusses his forthcoming book, Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet. 

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July 18, 2019

Health
Trade, Traffic, and the Future of the International Health Regulations

BOLLYKY: Great. Well, let’s get started. I think I actually know most people in the room. But good afternoon. I’m Tom Bollyky. I direct the Global Health Program here at the Council. It is my grea…

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January 9, 2018

South Korea
South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers

Scott Snyder discusses his new book, South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers. Snyder examines the trajectory of fifty years of South Korean foreign policy and o…

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July 9, 2019

United States
A Conversation With Ash Carter

Secretary Carter discusses national security strategies in a rapidly changing world and his legacy as the twenty-fifth Secretary of Defense.   

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December 2, 2015

United States
Entrepreneurship as a Component of National Power

Maria Contreras-Sweet discusses best practices for fostering entrepreneurship in the United States and its influence on U.S. global competitiveness.

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November 20, 2015

Germany
Power Profile: Angela Merkel

Experts discuss the leadership style, personality, and policies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she navigates an escalating migration crisis and uncertainty in the eurozone.

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January 24, 2017

Global
Solar Power and Clean Energy Innovation

Experts discuss innovations in solar technology, investment opportunities in the renewable energy industry, and the effects of solar power innovation on the U.S. energy portfolio.

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June 18, 2019

Politics and Government
Defense and Emerging Technology: A Conversation with Senator Joni Ernst

Senator Ernst discusses the importance of advancing U.S. defense technology to counter the emerging capabilities of China and Russia, and how threats resulting from advanced technology are influencin…

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