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Joshua Sharfstein of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Alex Tabarrok of George Mason University join CFR’s Thomas Bollyky to discuss the role that generic drug regulation might play in addressing off-patent pharmaceutical pricing concerns.
See more in Global; Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
Angus Deaton discusses foreign aid, global and national inequality, and globalization.
See more in Global; Economics
Experts discuss the legacy of the George H.W. Bush administration.
See more in United States; History and Theory of International Relations; Presidents and Chiefs of State
Micah Zenko, senior fellow at CFR, discusses the use of red teams—groups enlisted to identify weaknesses and anticipate threats—by the military, intelligence community, and private sector, and outlines best practices for employing these teams effectively.
See more in Global; Intelligence; Defense Strategy
Susana Malcorra discusses Argentina's foreign policy under the newly elected government.
See more in Argentina; Politics and Strategy
Andrew Doran, senior advisor to In Defense of Christians, discusses the historical and cultural context of Christianity in the Middle East and provides an overview of the persecution faced by Christians and other religious groups in the region.
See more in Middle East and North Africa; Religion; Peacekeeping
Experts discuss the Zika virus health emergency, its impact on Brazil, and actions that need to be taken to prevent a crisis.
See more in Global; Diseases, Infectious
Experts discuss recent trends in the global economy.
See more in Global; Economics; Energy and Environment
Stanley Fischer discusses the U.S. economy, recent economic developments, and monetary policy.
See more in Global; United States; Economics
Chris Murphy discusses U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East.
See more in Middle East and North Africa; Politics and Strategy; Defense and Security
Experts discuss U.S. policy options in Syria and the Middle East, along with possible outcomes of the upcoming Syria peace talks in Geneva.
See more in Syria; Iraq; Defense and Security
Vali R. Nasr, dean of Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, discusses rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran and the subsequent escalation of sectarian conflict throughout the region.
See more in Iran; Saudi Arabia; Religion
Four Russian literary figures share their experience as creative intellectuals in modern Russia and provide their perspective on the Russian government’s use of media, literature, and other forms of creative expression to regulate the narrative of the past and the present.
See more in Russian Federation; Culture and Foreign Policy
Experts discuss economic and political issues and possibilities in the year ahead.
See more in Global; United States; Economics; Politics and Strategy
Experts discuss the role that foreign policy will play in the upcoming contests for the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations.
See more in United States; Elections
Robert Gates discusses civic duty and leadership, and addresses the future of U.S. national security and defense.
See more in United States; Defense and Security; Politics and Strategy
In 2014, Mexico, which has a higher rate of adult obesity than the United States, became one of the first countries to implement a nationwide soda tax. Dr. Juan Rivera of the National Institutes of Public Health of Mexico joins CFR’s Thomas Bollyky to discuss the early results from the first year of that tax and its implications for the use of soda taxes in other countries and cities.
See more in Mexico; Health Policy and Initiatives
Jeb Bush discusses U.S. foreign policy challenges and opportunities.
See more in United States; Global; Diplomacy and Statecraft
Julie Katzman and Daryl Collins joined presider Rachel Vogelstein to address the importance of inclusive finance.
See more in Chile; Global; Financial Markets
Todd Stern discusses the result of the Paris Agreement, the domestic and international implications of the agreement, and the future of U.S. climate policy and diplomacy.
See more in Global; United States; Climate Change