Panelists provide an update on the 2020 presidential race, the role of foreign policy in the upcoming primaries, and the international challenges the Democratic presidential candidates will need to address if they are elected president.
Editor and Publisher, The Cook Political Report; Columnist, National Journal
Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations; @JamesMLindsay
Margaret E. Talev
White House and Politics Editor, Axios; Political Analyst, CNN
Margaret G. Warner
Practitioner in Residence, School of International Service, American University; Member, Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider Gideon Rose celebrates the winners of this year’s Arthur Ross Book Award: Jill Lepore, Andrew Roberts, and Max Hastings. Gold medalist Jill Lepore discusses why the United States needs a national history.
David Woods Kemper ‘41 Professor of American History, Harvard University; Staff Writer, New Yorker; Author, These Truths: A History of the United States; 2019 Arthur Ross Book Award Gold Medalist
Peter G. Peterson Chair and Editor, Foreign Affairs; Chair, Arthur Ross Book Award Jury
The Trump administration has destroyed the World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body, much to the dismay of those needing the certainty of a rules-based trading system. Three reforms could get it back on track.
Jennifer Anne Hillman
Although Taiwan’s presidential election seemed, in the middle of last year, like it was going to be a close contest, this past weekend incumbent Tsai Ing-wen, of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), was handily re-elected to a second term in office.
In the next decade, China will establish a separate root system for their share of the internet. This will mark the end of the global internet era. When the root splits, the United States and its allies should establish a coalition of democratic nations that would offer a stark choice and clear alternative to the Chinese internet governance model for the rest of the world.
Robert K. Knake
In CFR’s annual Preventive Priorities Survey, U.S. foreign policy experts assess the likelihood and impact of thirty potential conflicts that could emerge or escalate in the coming year.
Paul B. Stares
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
Chairman, Conservation International; CEO, Nia Tero
Director of Programs, Climate and Land Use Alliance
Mark R. Tercek
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Nature Conservancy
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
Europe in the thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall has seen deeper integration, but has also struggled with new threats to its core values and institutions.