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March 17, 2016

Georgia
Renewed Confrontation in Georgia

Introduction Although the likelihood of a full-blown war between Russia and Georgia is low, one cannot rule out renewed confrontation between the two countries in the next twelve to eighteen month…

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September 27, 2019

Colombia
A Conversation With President Iván Duque of Colombia

President Duque discusses Colombia’s response to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, the economic prospects for the region, and the future of relations with the United States. 

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January 17, 2013

Human Rights
Freedom in the World 2013

Arch Puddington presents Freedom House’s "Freedom in the World 2013" report, followed by a discussion between Tamara Wittes and Larry Diamond. They discuss the text of the report, as well as the diff…

February 5, 2019

Kosovo
A Conversation with Hashim Thaçi

President Hashim Thaçi of Kosovo discusses his country's ten years of independence, its progress in joining international organizations such as the United Nations and the European Union, and the coun…

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May 18, 2016

United States
American Jews and Israel

Are American Jews and Israel drifting apart? In an article and a podcast I examine the theories and two recent books on the subject. The article is the monthly essay at the web site Mosaic, and ca…

September 24, 2018

Botswana
A Conversation With Mokgweetsi Masisi

GAVIN: Well, hello, everyone. Welcome. I am so pleased to welcome President Masisi to the Council on Foreign Relations and to welcome all the members to today’s Darryl G. Behrman Lecture on Africa Po…

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February 1, 2016

Global
The Hacked World Order

Teaching Notes for The Hacked World Order by Adam Segal.

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April 13, 2015

Iran
The S-300 Missile System Goes from Russia to Iran

Today, The Wall Street Journal reported that "the Kremlin has formally lifted its own ban on the delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran, setting the legal groundwork for the possible Russian sale of a po…

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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May 5, 2017

Human Rights
Human Rights and Diplomacy

David Kramer, the former U.S. assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights, and labor, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon in examining President Donald J. Trump's human right…

Podcast Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte speaks during a press conference in Manila, Philippines on April 29, 2017.