The Boston Committee on Foreign Relations is a member organization established in 1946 in cooperation with the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, and currently affiliated with the American Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC. Its purpose is to encourage enlightened discussion of international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. It takes no policy positions and is open to members of all political views. The BCFR’s membership is drawn from the leadership ranks of the region’s business, financial, academic, and legal communities and from the local diplomatic corps.




November 9, 2015  Lunch

Paula Dobriansky

Former Undersecretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs and Former Director of European and Soviet Affairs, National Security Council

Russia’s Continued Challenge to Ukraine: An Assessment


November 13, 2015  Lunch

Elliott Abrams

Former Assistant Secretary of State and former Special Assistant to the President

Arab Spring and Arab Winter: Is There a Future for Arab Democracy?