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September 17, 2008

Americas
The Closing of the American Border

In his new book, Edward Alden goes behind the scenes to tell the story of the Bush administration's struggle to balance security and openness in the wake of the worst ever attack on U.S. soil. Base…

October 2, 2008

Iran
Manouchehr Mottaki

(Note: Min. Mottaki's remarks are provided through an interpreter.) BARBARA SLAVIN: The last time that we met was in July, I believe. You came to the United Nations and you invited a bunch of journ…

October 2, 2008

Iran
A Conversation with Manouchehr Mottaki

Watch Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Manouchehr Mottaki discuss U.S.-Iran relations, as well as the roles of power and responsibility in international relations.

October 2, 2008

Iraq
Political Situation in Iraq is ’A House of Cards’

Marc Lynch, an expert on Iraqi politics, says that despite security gains in Iraq, the political situation remains unsettled, suggesting progress might be ephemeral.  

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…

December 4, 2008

Iraq
Iraq: Assessing the Surge

Watch Linda Robinson, author in residence at the Johns Hopkins University's Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies and Francis J. West, correspondent at the Atlantic Monthly Press, assess the po…

February 4, 2009

United States
U.S. Should Seek Comprehensive Accord with Iran

Hillary Mann Leverett,who helped negotiated a cooperation deal with Iran over Afghanistan from 2001 to 2003, says she now believes Washington must seek a far wider accord with Tehran to prevent serio…

October 16, 2009

Global
Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy

Session One: The ScienceArnold Monto, Professor, Epidemiology, University of MichiganPeter Palese, Professor and Chair, Microbiology, and Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Mount Sinai Schoo…

October 16, 2009

Global
Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy: Session Three: Foreign Policy

Watch experts discuss the U.S. foreign policy implications of a global pandemic including access to vaccinations and effects on trade. This session was part of a CFR symposium, Pandemic Influenza: S…

October 16, 2009

Global
Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy: Foreign Policy

LAURIE GARRETT: If people could please take their seats. Broadcast audience, we'll be starting momentarily. Good morning, I'm Laurie Garrett, here as a senior fellow at Council on Foreign Relat…