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June 18, 2013

United Kingdom
TWE Remembers: Winston Churchill’s “Finest Hour” Speech

One for all and all for one. That simple principle underlies all alliances. But what happens when the all dwindles and the one ends up alone? That’s the position Britain found itself in the late spri…

Churchill

March 5, 2012

Defense and Security
TWE Remembers: Winston Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” Speech

Politicians give speeches all the time. Most of what they say is quickly forgotten, or perhaps better never said in the first place. But occasionally a politician gives a speech that defines an age. …

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May 13, 2013

United Kingdom
TWE Remembers: Churchill’s “Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat”

You finally land the job you have long coveted. But many of your colleagues dislike you, and the task you have been given may be undoable. That’s the situation that Winston Churchill found himself in…

Former British prime minister Winston Churchill is featured on a new banknote alongside his famous declaration "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat" (Bank of England/Courtesy Reuters).

June 4, 2013

Wars and Conflict
TWE Remembers: Dunkirk, Operation Dynamo, and Churchill’s “Never Surrender” Speech

Epic defeats are usually the source of national shame and humiliation. But not always. Sometimes defeat reveals character and gives a leader a chance to inspire a nation. Such was the case on June 4,…

A flotilla of "Little Ships" sails from Britain to Dunkirk to celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation (Dean Nixon/MOD/Crown Copyright/Courtesy Reuters).

June 25, 2019

U.S. Foreign Policy
Kissinger’s Foreign Policy, With Winston Lord

Former CFR President Winston Lord sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss his time working with Henry Kissinger. From 1970 to 1973, Lord served as Kissinger’s special assistant while Kissinger was…

Podcast Xi Jinping and Henry Kissinger shaking hands

About CFR

The Winston Lord Program in Asia Studies

The Winston Lord Fund for Asian Studies was established in 1985 to assure growth in CFR’s consideration of issues related to Asia.

August 26, 2019

United States
Election 2020: Bernie Sanders, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Is the second time the charm? Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders certainly hopes so. Back in 2016, the self-proclaimed democratic socialist gave heavily favored Hillary Clinton a surprisingly tough run f…

Bernie Sanders

June 25, 2019

Global Governance
The World Order is Dead. Long Live the World Order.

The liberal world order faces a litany of challenges today. Instead of abandoning the world order that has served most of the world well, the United States and Middle Powers should seek to preserve a…

People hold up inflatable world globes during World Environment Day celebrations in Sydney, Australia on June 5, 2009.

May 13, 2019

Trade
The Global Trading System: What Went Wrong and How to Fix It

Introduction It has now been more than a quarter century since the United States, the European Union (EU), Japan and more than 100 other countries came together to conclude the Uruguay Round globa…

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October 16, 2003

Afghanistan
Winston Lord: Making Up For a ’Lost Year’ in Afghanistan

Winston Lord, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs in the Clinton administration, reports that on a recent trip to Afghanistan he found that “huge problems” rema…