The Global Impact of the Amazon Rainforest Fires (CFR)

Panelists discuss the international concern surrounding the climate crisis in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest and how to address heightened deforestation.

Monica B. de Bolle

Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Peter Seligmann

Chairman, Conservation International; CEO, Nia Tero 

Daniel Zarin

Director of Programs, Climate and Land Use Alliance

Mark R. Tercek

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Nature Conservancy 

Distinguished Voices Series with Susan E. Rice (CFR)

Susan Rice discusses her new book Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For, which is a look back on her dynamic career in public service.

Susan E. Rice

Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow, American University; Former National Security Advisor; Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Author, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For         


President, Council on Foreign Relations

India Says No to Trade Bloc. Will It Ever Say Yes to Tough Reforms? (CFR)

It shouldn’t really surprise that in the end, after seven long years of deliberation, India decided against joining the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

 by Alyssa Ayres, Author

U.S.-Turkey Relations: The Shifting Nature of Two NATO Allies (CFR)

Panelists discuss Turkey’s domestic politics, its recent actions in northern Syria, and the shifting nature of U.S.-Turkish relations in the three years since the attempted July 2016 coup.


Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen  Chair in International Relations, Lehigh University; @hbarkey

Naz Durakoglu

Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH); Director, NATO Observer Group, U.S. Senate

Gönül Tol

Founding Director, Turkey Program, Middle East Institute

Ellen Laipson

Director, International Security Program, George Mason University

A Conversation With Minister Olaf Scholz of Germany (CFR)

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz discusses fighting climate change in multilateral settings, European economic developments, and German economic policy.

Olaf Scholz

Federal Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Germany

Thad W. Allen

Senior Executive Advisor, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.; Member, Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations

C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With Jens Weidmann (CFR)

Jens Weidmann discusses the challenges facing the Deutsche Bundesbank, the role of central banks in Europe, and the global effects of transatlantic trade tensions.

Jens Weidmann

President, Deutsche Bundesbank

John Lipsky

Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar, Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies