466Nov 27, 2012
Ambassadors representing Australia, India and the Philippines talked about their regional priorities and relationship with the U.S. Topics which include unresolved disputes with China, opportunities ...
419Oct 22, 2013
CBS News' Lara Logan moderated a panel discussion on U.S. interests in the future of Afghanistan as American military forces were preparing to end a 12-year military presence in the country at the ...
414Nov 27, 2012
North Korea and Human Rights
Shin Dong-hyuk was interviewed by Christian Caryl about his life in a North Korean internment camp, where he was born. He talked about the abuse of prisoners in the camp, including denial of ...
372Nov 27, 2012
Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy talked about U.S. policy toward Syria and its ongoing civil war. They argued for a more pro-active role for the U.S. in ...
358Oct 22, 2013
Defense Budget and Strategy
Former Pentagon officials spoke about defense policy and future military strategy, focusing on ways in which budget decisions could affect future operations and global strategy. Dov Zakheim in ...
350Sep 21, 2009
Obama Administration Foreign Policy Agenda
In advance of the United Nations General Assembly and G-20 meetings, and with the Obama administration facing critical decisions regarding the war in Afghanistan, the Foreign Policy Initiative Forum ...
332Oct 22, 2013
Panel Discussion on Crisis in Syria
House Intelligence Committee Chair Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY) talked about the Syrian Civil War and efforts by the Syrian government to turn over chemical ...
330Oct 22, 2013
John Allen on U.S. Global Leadership
Retired General John Allen, who formerly commanded the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan, talked about U.S. global security and leadership. He addressed ...
282Nov 27, 2012
Congress and National Security
A Republican member and a member-elect of the House who served in the military talked about national security priorities in Afghanistan, Iran’s nuclear program, and Israel. They were ...
268Nov 27, 2012
Senator Kyl on Congress and National Security
Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) talked about U.S. foreign policy issues. Among other topics he discussed the “fiscal cliff” and defense budget cuts due to sequestration, Iran, and ...
235Oct 22, 2013
Panel Discussion on U.S. Policy in Asia
At a recent event on U.S. - Asia relations, panelists were asked about the impact of President Obama canceling his Asia trip during the government shutdown. A Japanese Embassy official taking ...
140Nov 27, 2012
Foreign Policy and the Senate
Senate Homeland Security Chair Joe Lieberman (I-CT) talked about U.S. foreign policy with Senator Kelly Ayotte. He criticized the Obama administration for not engaging in Syria and said the ...
19Jun 3, 2013
Defense Department Restructuring
Think tank representatives from across the political spectrum talked about defense spending and the competing plans from the president and Congress to cut spending while maintaining readiness and ...