943Sep 20, 2013
Wang Yi talked about the state of relations between United States and China. He commented on several issues, including North Korea’s nuclear program, Syria, Afghanistan, Taiwan, and ...
196Jul 15, 2013
United Nations and Diplomacy
Jeffrey Feltman gave the keynote speech at a Brookings Institution forum on the role of the United Nations in conflict mediation. He focused on the Syrian civil war, the transition to democracy ...
336Jan 15, 2013
Manufacturing Industries Job Growth
Panelists talked about bolstering job growth in manufacturing industry. Topics included corporate tax rates, vocational education and internships, and the gap between workers' jobs skills and ...
386Oct 18, 2012
Kofi Annan on Diplomacy and Human Rights
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi Annan talked about foreign affairs issues, including unrest in Syria. He also discussed his past work at the United Nations and ongoing efforts to establish ...
473May 25, 2012
U.S. International Role
Panelists compared probable post-election U.S. foreign policies of a second Obama term with those of a Mitt Romney presidency. Topics included Iran’s nuclear program, violence in Syria, ...
137May 23, 2012
European Political and Economic Landscape
Philip Gordon gave the keynote address at a Brookings Institution forum on the Europe Union. He talked about about the Obama administration’s diplomatic efforts with Europe. He ...
1,416Apr 25, 2012
U.S. Foreign Policy
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke about U.S. foreign policy. In his remarks he called for stronger U.S. leadership and engagement globally. Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), who introduced ...
1,177Apr 12, 2012
International Monetary Fund Agenda
Christine LaGarde talked about the agenda of the International Monetary Fund. In her remarks she assessed the state of the global economy, emerging markets and the need to sustain growth in the ...
766Mar 2, 2012
Panelists talked about nuclear proliferation in Iran and North Korea. Topics included North Korea’s agreement to a moratorium on long range missile following the death of Kim Jong Il, ...
359Jan 13, 2012
U.S. Economy and Jobs
Following opening remarks, economist Alice Rivlin and business executives talked about the causes of the economic recession of the previous few years, and its resulting budget cuts around the nation ...
134Jan 13, 2012
Secretary Bryson on U.S. Economic Competitiveness
Secretary of Commerce John Bryson talked about the competitiveness of the U.S. economy. He said the country is losing its global economic position, blaming short-term thinking by policy in part ...
163Dec 3, 2011
2011 Saban Forum on U.S.-Israel Relations
Israeli author and activist David Grossman discussed his latest novel about a family’s experience living in modern-day Israel, and how he relates his writing to contemporary Middle East issues ...
261Nov 22, 2011
Tom Donilon Remarks on Iran's Nuclear Programs
Tom Donilon gave the keynote address at a Brookings Institution discussion of Iran’s nuclear program. He focused on the U.S. approach to Iran, and how Iran is being weakened by sanctions, ...
352Nov 15, 2011
Book Discussion on The Unquiet American
Kati Marton and Strobe Talbott talked about the life and career of American diplomat Richard Holbrooke, who passed away in December 2010. Ms. Marton, his widow, wrote the introduction to a ...
519Sep 30, 2011
Richard Trumka on the Jobs Crisis
Richard Trumka argued that America did not have a deficit crisis but a jobs crisis. He urged Congress to pass the president’s jobs bill, and said the proposal was an important first step ...
316Mar 18, 2011
Japan Natural Disaster and Nuclear Plant Crisis
Japan’s ambassador to the U.S., Ichiro Fujisaki, spoke about the nuclear crisis as a result of a 9.0 and tsunami in his country. Following his remarks, several Brookings scholars ...
20Jan 14, 2011
Ambassador Richard Holbrooke Memorial Service
Dignitaries and family members participated in a memorial service for Ambassador Richard Holbrooke.
364Jan 12, 2011
Innovation, Information Technology and the Economy
A panel of telecommunications industry executives talked about the impact of innovation and technology on the U.S. economy. Topics included increasing television programming choices, ...
414Sep 7, 2010
Military Modernization in India
Participants talked about India’s military and military strategy. The co-authors of a new book on India’s military were among a panel of analysts who spoke about their predictions ...
252Jul 23, 2010
U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Reduction Treaty
Brent Scowcroft talked about the ratification and implementation of the new START treaty. Following Mr. Scowcroft, Morton Halperin of the Open Society Institute, Angela Stent of Georgetown ...
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