Budget, Debt, and Deficits


C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: Debt, Governance and Growth: A Eurozone Perspective

Speaker: Olli Rehn
Presider: Steven L. Rattner

Related readings:

How to Save the Euro -- and the EU by Henry Farrell and John Quiggin, Foreign Affairs, May/June 2011

Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies Newsletter

The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

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Foreign Policy Begins at Home: The Case for Putting America's House in Order

Speaker: Richard N. Haass
Presider: E.J. Dionne

Please join Council on Foreign Relations President Richard N. Haass for a discussion of his new book, Foreign Policy Begins at Home. He describes a twenty-first century in which power is widely diffused, the result of globalization, revolutionary technologies, and power shifts. Haass argues that the biggest threats to U.S. security and prosperity come not from abroad but from within. He puts forward a new foreign policy doctrine of Restoration, in which the United States limits its engagement in foreign wars and humanitarian interventions and instead focuses on restoring the economic foundations of its power.

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