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November 13, 2007

Fossil Fuels
The Pursuit of Black Gold: Pipeline Politics on the Caspian Sea

MARYBOIES: Welcome to today's Council on Foreign Relations meeting. Would you please remember to turn off BlackBerrys, cell phones, pagers, any wireless devices? And I would like to remind the au…

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June 9, 2008

Congresses and Parliaments
A Conversation with Jim Webb

Watch Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) discuss major issues in U.S. domestic and foreign policy.

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April 23, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
The Economic Roots of the Arab Spring

Hernando de Soto, president of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy, discusses how economic factors, including formal and informal markets, property rights, entrepreneurship, and access to credit,…

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June 9, 2008

Congresses and Parliaments
A Conversation with Jim Webb

JEFF GREENFIELD: Hi, there. Today -- good afternoon. Welcome. Very impressive turnout, considering the weather. In fact, even not considering the weather. We are now amending Noel Coward's famous so…

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December 4, 2008

Iraq
Iraq: Assessing the Surge

DEBORAH AMOS: I'd like to welcome you today to the Council on Foreign Relations meeting. Please enjoy your coffee while we are talking. In about 25 minutes we will ask for questions from the audienc…

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June 16, 2010

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
U.S. Policy Toward the Korean Peninsula: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

Members of the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward the Korean Peninsula discuss the findings and recommendations of the report. This Task Force is made possible in part by gen…

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December 14, 2009

Political History and Theory
The Sinews of Power: Rediscovering the Foundations of National Strength

Watch Paul M. Kennedy, director of International Security Studies and the Dilworth Professor of History at Yale University, analyze characteristics of great powers and what constitutes national stren…

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June 16, 2010

South Korea
U.S. Policy Toward the Korean Peninsula: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

The CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report on U.S. Policy Toward the Korean Peninsula assesses current U.S. policy toward both North and South Korea. The report identifies three essential elemen…

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November 17, 2015

France
Terror in Paris and the Islamic State

Experts discuss Friday’s attacks in Paris, violent extremism in Europe, and possible connections to terrorist movements in the Middle East and elsewhere.

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December 14, 2009

Political History and Theory
"The Sinews of Power": Rediscovering the Foundations of National Strength

This meeting is part of a series hosted with the National History Center featuring prominent historians who will examine the events and times that shaped foreign policy as we know it today. The Sine…

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