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March 16, 2004

Global
The David A. Morse Lecture with Kofi Annan: The United Nations and Global Security in the 21st Century

RICHARD HAASS: We thank you all for your patience. I'm Richard Haass. I'm president of the Council on Foreign Relations. And I want to welcome you all tonight to the council for this year's David A. …

September 8, 2005

Egypt
Frank Wisner: Presidential Elections Marked ’an Historic Day’ in Egypt

Frank G. Wisner, a veteran U.S. diplomat and ambassador to Egypt from 1986-91, says the first-ever multi-candidate presidential election in Egypt marked “an historic day” for that country. Though Pre…

April 5, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Iran's Nuclear Program Symposium: Iran's Motives and Strategy

Council on Foreign RelationsNew York, NY DEBORAH AMOS: It’s time—we have a lot to talk about. We have some very, very good panelists to do so. Our brief for the next session is “Iran’s Motives and S…

April 5, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Iran's Nuclear Program Symposium: Iran's Motives and Strategy

Watch experts discuss the political and strategic factors behind Iran developing its nuclear program at this time.

October 17, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Testimony before the Congressional Anti-Terrorist Finance Task Force

Acting Majority Leader Blunt, Congresswoman Kelly, Congresswoman Maloney, thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today about Saudi Arabia’s role in terrorist financing. As you may know I hav…

May 17, 2006

United States
Testimony before Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology

Chairwoman Pryce, Vice Chairwoman Biggert, and Ranking Member Maloney, thank you for the opportunity to participate in this hearing on H.R. 5337, the “Reform of National Security Reviews of Foreign D…

October 26, 2005

Economics
Earthquake Aid to Pakistan

Seems missing, at least by recent standards.   Both private giving and government help from the US and Europe seem far smaller than the outpouring of generosity that followed the tsunami - look at th…

November 8, 2004

Iran
Behind the Scenes of a Tumultuous Relationship: The United States and Iran

New York, N.Y. SUZANNE MALONEY: Before we begin, I'd like to remind you that today's session will be considered on the record. I'd also like to ask you to please turn off your cell phones or sile…

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 9, 2008

Conflict Prevention
Preventive Priorities for the Next Administration; Part of a CFR Center for Preventive Action Symposium

Watch former secretary of state Madeleine K. Albright discuss measures the next administration can take to mitigate potential sources of crisis across the world.