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October 10, 2018

South Africa
South African Finance Minister Nene Resigns Amid Political Pressure

On October 9, President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted the resignation of Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister. Critics are accusing Nene of lying about the frequency of his contacts with the notorious Gupta family, which is now being investigated for “state capture.”

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September 27, 2018

Greece
A Conversation With Nikos Kotzias

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias discusses Greece's political and economic challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean region, as well as energy issues, the Cyprus dispute, and developments in the Balkans…

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May 5, 2017

South Africa
The ANC Leadership Table: Who is in the Race?

For junkies of South African politics, Ranjeni Munusamy has put together a list of likely candidates for the leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) at the upcoming party convention in Dece…

Zuma and Ramaphosa in the shadow of Mandela.

December 10, 2013

China
Nelson Mandela and Capitalism

Andrew Ross Sorkin addresses Nelson Mandela’s transformation from a socialist to a capitalist in the December 10 New York Times. Like other African liberation movements, the African National Congress…

Former South African President Nelson Mandela (L) raises the hand of the new President, Thabo Mbeki after he took the oath of office at the Union Buildings in Pretoria June 16.

August 30, 2012

International Organizations
The Nonaligned Movement’s Crisis

Like the West, the developing world is struggling to update global institutions to twenty-first century realities. The Nonaligned Movement (NAM), which holds its sixteenth summit in Tehran this week,…

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon poses for a photo with Iran's President Ahmadinejad upon his arrival for 16th summit of Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran

October 3, 2007

United States
HBO History Makers Series: A Conversation with Brent Scowcroft

Watch Brent Scowcroft, president of The Scowcroft Group, reflect on his years on the National Security Council as part of CFR's HBO History Makers Series.

October 3, 2007

United States
HBO History Makers Series with Brent Scowcroft

TIM NAFTALI:  My name is Tim Naftali.  I'm director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, a new nonpartisan presidential library opened by the National Archives this summer.  Welco…

December 10, 2007

Conflict Prevention
Symposium on the Future of Conflict Prevention: Session 2: What Have We Learned? Reviewing a Decade of Work

Watch experts discuss the changes in conflict prevention work since the publication of the Carnegie Commission on the Prevention of Deadly Conflict's final report ten years ago.

October 24, 2006

Europe and Eurasia
Hungary-Suez Crisis: Fifty Years on: Session 2: The Hungarian Revolt

Watch Columbia University Professor Robert Legvold lead a discussion with Charles Gati, William Taubman and Richard Immerman on the Hungarian Revolt.