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November 7, 2023

Central Africa
CFR Book Launch Series: "The Lumumba Plot" by Stuart Reid

Foreign Affairs Executive Editor Stuart Reid discusses his new book, The Lumumba Plot, which follows the dramatic history of the Congo in 1960 on the edge of its independence from Belgium, the ensuin…

Play Patrice Lumumba, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo from June to September of 1960.

November 14, 2023

Diplomacy and International Institutions
The APEC Summit, With Matthew Goodman

Matthew Goodman, a distinguished fellow for global economic policy and director of the Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the upcoming Asia-Pa…

Podcast U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Treasurer of Australia Jim Chalmers in a bilateral meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in San Francisco, California on November 12, 2023.

October 31, 2023

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Laws of War, With Matthew Waxman

Matthew Waxman, adjunct senior fellow for law and foreign policy at CFR and the Liviu Librescu Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the laws of warfare …

Podcast An Israeli armored personnel carrier near the Gaza-Israel border on October 31, 2023.

September 26, 2023

Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies
CFR Welcomes Matthew P. Goodman as Distinguished Fellow for Global Economic Policy

Matthew P. Goodman has joined the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in the David Rockefeller Studies Program as distinguished fellow for global economic policy, based at CFR’s Washington, DC, office…

October 17, 2023

Central Africa
The Lumumba Plot

A spellbinding work of history that reads like a Cold War spy thriller—about the U.S.-sanctioned plot to assassinate the democratically elected leader of the newly independent Congo.

February 20, 2024

Nigeria
A Tragedy Sixty-Four Years in the Making

The crisis in Nigeria offers a rare opportunity to rethink the moral foundations of the Nigerian state.

Members of the Nigerian Labor Union march during a protest against fuel price hikes and rising costs, in Abuja, Nigeria on August 2, 2023.

December 13, 2023

Trade
Visualizing 2024: Trends to Watch

What trends will shape world events in the year ahead? Five CFR experts weigh in.

December 14, 2016

Defense and Security
The Politics of Proliferation: A Conversation with Matthew Fuhrmann

I spoke with Matthew Fuhrmann, associate professor of political science at Texas A&M University, visiting associate professor at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperatio…

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