Algeria and the Global War on Terror: A Conversation with Mohammed Bedjaoui
Located at the crossroads of Southern Europe, the Middle East, and Sub-Saharan Africa, Algeria has risen in prominence as an integral player in the global war on terror through its inclusion in the newly negotiated Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Initiative. Join visiting Foreign Minister Mohammed Bedjaoui in a discussion on these and other U.S.-Algeria bilateral counterterrorism initiatives currently being negotiated during his visit with Secretary Rice in Washington.
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Reception
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Meeting
**Please note special location**
In this Financial Times interview, Angela Merkel discusses the upcoming G20 Summit in light of the stagnated global economy and provides insight on the Eurozone's economic stumbles and efforts to recover.
The Fed's decision to resume quantitative easing will likely shift the focus of the G20 summit and make it harder to settle currency-policy disputes that could derail recovery of the world economy, writes CFR's Steven Dunaway.