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Jean-Yves Le Drain and Ash Carter in Conversation – September 28, 2018

| Oct. 03, 2018

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian speak on the topic “Is Democracy Still Alive?” during a public conversation sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship.

Congressman Joaquin Castro in conversation with Ambassador Nicholas Burns

Harvard Kennedy School

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A Conversation with Joaquin Castro and Nicholas Burns: Congress’ Role in Trump Era Foreign Policy

| Sep. 20, 2018

Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro joined Harvard Kennedy School Professor Nicholas Burns in a discussion concerning the role Congress should play in foreign policy in the era of President Trump. Castro discussed his upbringing and the civic conscious he gained at a young age alongside his twin brother Julian Castro, which encouraged him to eventually pursue a career in public service. The conversation covered a wide range of foreign affairs topics including immigration, trade, and terrorism. Castro took questions from the audience and voiced his concerns about a variety of global developments and threats and his believe that Congress should take a more active role in these issues.  

President Trump and Chairman Kim shaking hands at Singapore Summit

AP Photo/Evan Vucci

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Assessing the Trump-Kim Summit

| July 05, 2018

A CFR Roundtable Event in Washington, D.C.

Gary Samore, executive director for research at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Patricia M. Kim, Stanton nuclear security fellow at CFR; and Sheila A. Smith, senior fellow for Japan studies at CFR, discuss the threats posed by a nuclear North Korea and the Trump-Kim summit. The discussion is moderated by J. Stapleton Roy, distinguished scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

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Speech - Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Navigating the Crisis in Transatlantic Relations

| Apr. 24, 2018

Launch of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship at the Belfer Center.

With panelists: Pedro Morenés Ambassador of Spain to the United States David O’Sullivan Ambassador of the European Union to the United States; Julianne Smith Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program, Center for a New American Security; and Peter Wittig, Ambassador of Germany to the United States.

Moderated by: Nicholas Burns, Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, and Faculty Chair of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship and the Future of Diplomacy Project.

Opening Remarks by: Douglas Elmendorf, Dean and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.