November 20, 2012
Jean Edward Smith, senior scholar at Columbia University's history department, discusses his new book, Eisenhower in War and Peace.
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.
January 5, 2012
A portrait of U.S. president Dwight D. Eisenhower, who served from 1953-1961 (Courtesy Reuters).
Today marks the fifty-fifth anniversary of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s speech enunciating what c…
January 24, 2019
CFR's inaugural Local Journalists Workshop featuring plenary and discussion group sessions with CFR fellows and other experts.
January 23, 2019
President Donald Trump says he will deliver his second State of the Union address next Tuesday night as planned. The question is, where will he deliver it?
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week cit…
April 4, 2014
Susan Rice discusses diversity in international affairs and offers career advice.
August 17, 2011
Nation. Meet Susan Rice.
On Monday night, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations was on the Colbert Report. She used typical UN sovereignty-stealing trickery—like logic and nuance—to “explain”…
December 3, 2018
Anniversaries recall our triumphs, honor our losses, and mark our tragedies. Two thousand eighteen witnessed many significant anniversaries: the centennial of the end World War I, the fiftieth annive…
November 11, 2018
Today is Veterans Day. Americans first celebrated it on November 11, 1919, one year to the day after the end of the conflict they knew as the Great War and we (regrettably) know today as World War I…
November 2, 2018
November 2, 2018—Professor Stephen Kotkin has won the seventeenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929–1941 (Random House), the second…