Conference Call Audio

Led by a CFR scholar and/or state and local leader, the State and Local Officials Conference Call series convenes officials from across the country for bipartisan conversations on timely international issues of local importance.

State and Local Officials Conference Call: U.S. Trade Policy and the Value of the Dollar (Audio)

Speaker: Marc Levinson
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Marc Levinson, senior fellow for international business at CFR, discuss the Obama administration's trade policy, American competitiveness, and the value of the U.S. dollar, as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call series.

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State and Local Officials Conference Call: Global Economic Crisis: Policy Priorities (Audio)

Speaker: Roger M. Kubarych
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Roger M. Kubarych, the Henry Kaufman adjunct senior fellow for international economics and finance at CFR, discuss the global economic crisis and priorities for the Obama administration as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call series.

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State and Local Officials Conference Call with Michael T. Osterholm (Audio)

Speaker: Michael T. Osterholm
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Michael T. Osterholm, director of research and policy at the University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease, discuss the need for pandemic preparedness and offer suggestions for a detailed response strategy involving the public and private sectors as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call Series.

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State and Local Officials Conference Call with Sebastian Mallaby

Speaker: Sebastian Mallaby
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Sebastian Mallaby, CFR's director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker senior fellow for international economics, and deputy director of studies, discuss current trends surrounding the economics and politics of globalization, and the causes and consequences of the globalization backlash, as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call Series.

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State and Local Officials Conference Call with Stephen Biddle

Speaker: Stephen Biddle
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Stephen Biddle, CFR senior fellow for defense policy, provide an update on the current situation in Iraq and examine the political and military implications of U.S. policy options going forward as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call Series.

This call was made possible in part by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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State and Local Officials Conference Call with Stephen E. Flynn

Speaker: Stephen E. Flynn
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Stephen E. Flynn, the Council's Jeane J. Kirkpatrick senior fellow for national security studies, discuss America's infrastructure vulnerability and its homeland security implications as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call Series.

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State and Local Officials Conference Call with Michael T. Osterholm

Speaker: Michael T. Osterholm
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Michael T. Osterholm, director of the University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, and author of the recent Foreign Affairs article, "Unprepared for a Pandemic", discuss the current threat of the pandemic flu as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call Series.

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See more in Public Health Threats and Pandemics; State and Local Governments; United States