In this issue:
This Council Special Report, written by Paul B. Stares and Joel S. Wit, argues that the United States must consider possible outcomes should the current North Korean government collapse and examines the challenges that these scenarios would pose.
In this new CFR book, Benn Steil and Manuel Hinds present an intellectual history of monetary nationalism from the ancient world to the present and explore why, in its modern incarnation, it represents the single greatest threat to globalization.
In this CFR report, Laurie A. Garrett makes recommendations for the future of foreign aid under a new presidential administration and Congress in light of current budgetary and economic challenges.
This CFR.org Backgrounder describes Iraq's provincial elections, including the various political parties and new power brokers in the provinces.
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Thursday, February 26, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Speaker: STEVEN PIFER, Senior Adviser, Russia and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Thursday, March 5, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Speaker: Foreign Affairs author, to be announced.
Thursday, April 2, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Speaker: SHANNON K. O'NEIL, Douglas Dillon Fellow for Latin America Studies, CFR
Thursday, April 16, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Speaker: BRUCE O. RIEDEL, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution; Coauthor, "Managing Nuclear Proliferation in the Middle East," Restoring the Balance: A Middle East Strategy for the Next President