Panelists: Greg Ip, U.S. Economics Editor, The Economist
Brad W. Setser, Fellow for Geoeconomics, Council on Foreign Relations
Roy C. Smith, Kenneth Langone Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, Professor of International Business, NYU Stern School of Business
Moderator: Thomas F. Cooley, Richard R. West Dean, Paganelli-Bull Professor of Economics, NYU Stern School of Business
November 14, 2008
Reviving the global financial system requires a coordinated effort regulated by new policies and institutional adaptations, said experts in a November 11, 2008, talk jointly hosted by CFR, New York University's Stern School of Business, and the Economist. Panelists said the U.S. government would have to decide whether $700 billion was enough to stabilize the domestic economy while also taking part in broader measures to ensure enough liquidity to keep debtor countries afloat.
The definitive account of the secret war in Laos, which forever changed the CIA from a relatively small spying agency into an organization with vast paramilitary powers. More
CFR President Haass argues for an updated global operating system to address challenges from terrorism to climate change. More
Alden provides an enlightening history of the last four decades of U.S. trade policies and a blueprint for how to keep the United States competitive in a globalized economy. More
The Task Force finds that Alaska and the Arctic are of growing economic and geostrategic importance and recommends actions to improve the United States’ strategic presence in the Arctic region.
The Task Force recommends revising U.S. policy toward North Korea to break the cycle of North Korean provocation and promote stability in Northeast Asia.
India now matters to U.S. interests in virtually every dimension. This Independent Task Force report assesses the current situation in India and the U.S.-India relationship, and suggests a new model for partnership with a rising India.
Rates of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries are increasing faster than in wealthier countries. The report outlines a plan for collective action on this growing epidemic.
Marten outlines how U.S. policymakers can deter Russian aggression with robust support for NATO, while reassuring Russia of NATO’s defensive intentions.
Segal offers recommendations for cooperation on issues such as encryption, data localization, and cybersecurity.
Knopf argues that the only remaining path for South Sudan is for an international transitional administration to run the country for a finite period.
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