5,381Jul 25, 2011
Future of Egypt
Egyptian Assistant Defense Minister Said Elassar made remarks and took questions at the U.S. Institute of Peace. He was part of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, a military council that ...
4,528Sep 18, 2012
Aung San Suu Kyi spoke about U.S.-Myanmar (Burma) relations, and she received the Asia Society’s Global Vision Award. She said that many obstacles remain in her country’s path to ...
1,128Sep 27, 2011
Impact of Global Trade on Chinese Culture
Following opening remarks, business and academic leaders talked about trends affecting China’s economic rise and how the Chinese are adapting to cultural changes. Some of those trends ...
1,018Apr 5, 2011
Interview with Israeli President Shimon Peres
Wolf Blitzer interviewed Israeli President Shimon Peres. They spoke about a number of issues including popular political uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East, the stability of ...
970Jul 8, 2010
Impact of New Media on Political Conflict
Representatives from the government and academia talked about an Institute of Peace report on the role social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube play in motivating political action in ...
825May 11, 2012
Conflict Management In Post-War Nations
Rick Barton gave the keynote address on approaches to building stable nations moving from conflict to peace at the U.S. Institute of Peace. He talked specifically about what the State ...
738May 20, 2011
Future of Pakistan
Academics talked about a new Asia Society and U.S. Institute of Peace report on the future of Pakistan. The report includes recommendations for improving the country’s government, ...
688Oct 22, 2012
Political Transition and Religious Violence
Panelists examined tensions between the freedoms of expression and religion in the context of political transitions happening in the Middle East and North Africa. Among the subjects they ...
665Jul 8, 2011
Foreign Police Assistance
Foreign policy experts talked about U.S. assistance to civilian law enforcement in developing countries. Among the issues they addressed were the administration and operation of training ...
646Jul 6, 2010
Afghanistan Counter-Narcotics Operations
Participants talked about a recent report on the drug trade in Afghanistan and the effectiveness of efforts by U.S. and NATO authorities to counter drug trafficking in the region. Among the ...
619Apr 19, 2011
Pakistan Security Forces
Panelists talked about the role Pakistan’s military might playin securing Afghanistan when the U.S. withdraws from the country. Among the topics they addressed the structure of the ...
615Jan 31, 2011
Future of Pakistan
Following opening remarks from Moeed Yusuf and Stephen Cohen, panelists talked about the political and social make-up of Pakistan and the influence the U.S., China, and India exerted on its ...
579Sep 27, 2011
China's Global Economic Influence
Panelists talked about American and Chinese business interests, trade relations between the countries, and challenges for U.S. businesses and executives working in China. They also talked about ...
579Dec 14, 2010
January Referendum Vote in Sudan
Representatives from the Northern and Southern Sudanese governments and analysts who work in Sudan talked about Sudan’s January 9, 2010, referendum vote on whether Southern Sudan should remain ...
579Oct 22, 2013
Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif talked about his country’s efforts to combat terrorism and to encourage peace and stability. Among his remarks he criticized U.S. drone strikes ...
573Mar 24, 2008
Situation in Somalia
United Nations Secretary General Special Representative for Somalia Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah talked about the current state of the continuing humanitarian and security crisis in Somalia. He talked ...
500Feb 2, 2012
Panel on War Crimes Tribunals
Panelists discussed war crimes tribunals, both past and present, and if the legal infrastructure the world’s leading democracies have struggled to establish since the Nuremberg trials of ...
479May 19, 2011
Senator McCain on Middle East Policy
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about the status of U.S. interests in the Middle East. He said the Senate was close to finishing legislation freeing Libyan assets for use by the opposition ...
471Apr 10, 2012
Afghanistan Transition and Peace Process
Panelists talked about Afghanistan’s transition and peace process as international forces withdraw. They focused on the key challenges and opportunities for a successful peace process, ...
453Oct 4, 2012
Future of Syria After Assad
Syrian opposition activists from the Day After Project presented the outlines of a transition plan for their country post-President Bashar al-Assa. Some of the subjects the covered were the ...
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