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December 7, 2021

Economics
Arthur Ross Book Award: “The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes”

Gideon Rose celebrates the winners of this year’s Arthur Ross Book Award: Zachary D. Carter, Peter Baker and Susan B. Glasser, and Robert D. Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett.

Play British economist John Maynard Keynes (1883 - 1946) in his study in London

June 6, 2022

Globalization
Coping With Deglobalization: A Conversation With the Council of Councils

Richard Haass, Sergio M. Alcocer, and Yul Sohn assess the degree of deglobalization and the dynamics behind any trend, whether the COVID-19 pandemic significantly accelerated developments, and the im…

Play A delivery worker arrives with an order while a worker in protective gear looks on behind fencing under Covid-19 lockdown in the Xuhui district of Shanghai on June 8, 2022

May 24, 2021

Economics
Investing for the Long-Term in a Short-Term World

Panelists discuss how companies can focus on long-term value creation while meeting shareholder expectations for quarterly profit, whether capitalism should be reformed to encourage companies to ensu…

Play The front facade of the NYSE is seen in New York

April 18, 2022

West Africa
Under Threat: Democracy in Africa

Our panelists discuss the most recent rise in violent conflict and coups in Africa, the threats these coups pose to fragile democratic institutions, governance, and civil society, and options to prev…

Play National observers look on while electoral official organize votes during the closing of the polls in a polling station in the city of Bahir Dar, on June 21, 2021. - Ethiopia voted on June 21, 2021, in an election billed as the most democratic yet in Africa's second-most populous country, but taking place as famine blights its war-torn Tigray region.

May 19, 2022

Asia
Media Briefing: President Biden in South Korea and Japan

CFR experts via Zoom preview President Joe Biden’s May 20-24 trip to Asia, including bilateral meetings with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and a…

Play Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison meets with Quad foreign ministers in Melbourne

March 23, 2022

Ukraine
Media Call: The Ukraine Crisis and U.S. Talks with NATO and European Allies

As President Joe Biden heads to Europe to bolster the Western alliance in the face of Russian aggression in Ukraine, CFR experts discuss the response by the United States and its allies to the crisis…

Play Firefighters work at the site of a bombing at a shopping center as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine March 21, 2022. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

March 7, 2022

Ukraine
The EU Response to the War on Ukraine: A Conversation With Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney

Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defense Simon Coveney discusses the further invasion of Ukraine, the actions that Ireland and the European Union have taken in response to the …

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March 30, 2022

United States
Lessons Learned With Admiral Thad Allen

Admiral Thad Allen discusses his distinguished career in the U.S. Coast Guard, including leading the federal responses to Hurricane Katrina and Rita and serving as the incident commander for the Deep…

Play Admiral Thad Allen speaking at the white house briefing room about the federal BP oil spill relief effort in the Gulf of Mexico.

January 25, 2021

What to Worry About in 2021

Panelists discuss potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2021, as well as their global political implications. This event explored the results of CFR's 2021 Preventive Priorities …

Play Rows of military equipments at a military parade to celebrate the 8th Congress of the Workers' Party in North Korea

May 4, 2021

China
Centennial Speaker Series Session 2: Can Democracy Survive?

Anne Applebaum discusses the prospects for democracy in light of emerging challenges and alternatives. This meeting is the second session in CFR’s new speaker series, The 21st Century World: Big C…

Play Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump stand in front of the Capitol Building as its lit on fire.