- Oct 6, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
This event will feature a discussion with Jessica Chen Weiss examining her latest book, Powerful Patriots, which traces China's management of dozens of nationalist protests and their consequences between 1985 and 2012. Weiss asks the important question, what role do nationalism and popular protest play in China's foreign relations?
- Oct 2, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On October 5, Brazilians will head to the polls to vote in one of the most interesting presidential elections in recent Brazilian history. In the wake of the World Cup, last year's widespread social protests, and the sudden, tragic death of PSB candidate Eduardo Campos, the election, it seems, is anyone's to win. Join us as we discuss the elections and expected outcomes and launch our latest report, which explores what each candidate's victory could mean for Brazil's foreign policy and place in a changing world order.Defense and Security, International Security, Economic Development and Reconstruction, Energy and Climate Change, Markets and Trends, Alternative Energy, Security and Climate Change, Global Health, Human Rights, Technology, Trade and Economics, Global Trends and Forecasting, Regional Analysis, Governance, Development Policy, Global Prosperity
- Oct 1, 2014 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
His Excellency Pham Binh Minh, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs for Vietnam will discuss the current state of affairs in his nation and the evolving comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and the United States.
- Sep 15, 2014
This event will feature a discussion with Dr. Henry Kissinger highlighting his latest book, World Order. Grounded in Dr. Kissinger’s deep study of history and experience as national security advisor and secretary of state, World Order guides readers on a tour of the globe and offers Dr. Kissinger’s analysis of the twenty first century’s ultimate challenge: how to build a shared international order in a world of divergent historic perspectives, violent conflict, and ideological extremism. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event.
- Sep 12, 2014
In early July, President Obama submitted a supplemental request of $3.7 billion in emergency funding from the U.S. Congress to deal with the recent influx of unaccompanied Central American children illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. A stop-gap measure, the request faltered in Congress, subject to both criticism on both sides of the aisle.
- Sep 10, 2014
Join us for a conversation with leading Euromaidan activist, former Ukrainian Parliament member, and acclaimed pop star Ruslana Lyzhychko as she discusses the role of civil society in promoting peace in Ukraine.
- The Value of Higher Education in Development:A Conversation with 2014 YALI Washington Fellows on Education & Youth EntrepreneursJul 29, 2014
In June 2014, 500 young African leaders demonstrating exemplary entrepreneurial and civic leadership arrived in Washington D.C.
- Statesmen's Forum: A Conversation with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández and Guatemalan President Otto Pérez MolinaJul 24, 2014
As unprecedented numbers of unaccompanied children, mainly from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, continue attempting to cross from Mexico into the United States, it is more important than ever that policy- and opinion-makers be well informed about the spiraling crisis.
- Jul 17, 2014
Last week, President Obama formally requested $3.7 billion in emergency funding from the U.S. Congress to deal with the recent influx of Central American children illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
- Jul 10, 2014In an era when U.S.-China relations have become increasingly strained but harbor greater implications for regional and global security, the Xi and Obama administrations seek to build a framework that encourages win-win cooperation in order to avoid conflict and confrontation.