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#ACFrontPage events

#ACFrontPage harnesses the convening power and expertise of the Council’s fourteen programs and centers to spotlight the world’s most prominent leaders and the most compelling ideas across sectors. The virtual platform engages new audiences eager for nonpartisan and constructive solutions to current global challenges. This widely promoted 45-minute program features the Council’s most important guests and content serving as the highlight of our programming each week.

Past #ACElections2020 events

Elections 2020: America’s Role in the World is a series of conversations on the top foreign policy priorities for the next four years, featuring the most prominent voices shaping the national dialogue. From the Conventions to the Elections, the series will explore key questions concerning America’s role and interests in the world, bringing a foreign policy perspective to the conversation and addressing the most critical issues at the intersection between the domestic and international spheres.

Annual events

Thu, Oct 1, 2020

Regional expansionism: Iran’s militias in the Levant

ONLINE EVENT – A discussion on how the current administration, and a possible future Democratic administration, might address the grave risks of Iran’s regional expansionism in the Levant.


Fri, Oct 2, 2020

Overcoming polarization in Ukraine

ONLINE EVENT - A real sense of Ukrainian identity has emerged in response to Kremlin disinformation campaigns. But the memory war of the past three decades remains strong. What challenges face Ukraine’s information environment now?


Fri, Oct 2, 2020

North Korea’s strategic weapons: An informed conversation

ONLINE EVENT – A conversation with two former top US officials on North Korea’s strategic weapons development.


Mon, Oct 5, 2020

Report launch | Lubyanka federation: How the FSB determines the politics and economics of Russia

ONLINE EVENT - How did the Soviet Union's cutthroat KGB shape a new generation of kleptocrats setting the agenda in Russia? Newly released in English, "Lubyanka federation" offers an unmatched look behind the curtain of the Kremlin.