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Emerging economies have boomed over the past decade, but many have recently seen their currencies come under pressure. With a potential currency crisis looming, CFR's Steven Cook, Marcus Noland of the Petersen Institute for International Economics, and Mitchell Orenstein of Northeastern University take an in-depth look at three emerging market success stories in a conversation with Foreign Affairs editor Gideon Rose.
See more in South Korea; Emerging Markets; Turkey
China's recent declaration of an air defense identification zone and territorial disputes in the East China and South China seas have led to increased tensions between China and its neighbors.
See more in Asia and Pacific; Territorial Disputes
With the Winter Olympics at Sochi set to begin in a matter of days, former ambassador John Beyrle, Angela Stent of Georgetown University, and CFR's Stephen Sestanovich discuss the current state and recent history of U.S.-Russia relations with Andrew Guff.
See more in Russian Federation; United States; Politics and Strategy
Olivier Blanchard of the International Monetary Fund offers his perspective on the world economy in a conversation with Abby Joseph Cohen of Goldman Sachs.
See more in Global; Economics
Chilean minister of finance Felipe Larrain discusses the world economy and emerging markets.
See more in Chile; Global; Emerging Markets
With the 2014 omnibus budget bill nearing completion, U.S. Treasury secretary Jacob Lew outlines his economic policy priorities for the coming year with John Bussey of the Wall Street Journal.
See more in United States; Economics
In keeping with the core mission of the Center for Preventive Action, this meeting evaluates the most worrisome sources of instability and conflict in 2014.
See more in Global; Peace, Conflict, and Human Rights
CFR Senior Fellow Max Boot and former Los Angeles Times Baghdad bureau chief Ned Parker discuss the uptick of violence in Iraq and the political future of the country.
See more in Iraq; Counterterrorism
Fredrik Logevall, winner of the 2013 Arthur Ross Book Award, discusses his prize-winning book, Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam. Logevall traces the long decline of French colonial power in Indochina and links it to the increasing involvement of the United States in the region.
See more in Global; Wars and Warfare
With the federal budget deficit rapidly shrinking and the United States seemingly on the road to sustained economic growth, Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the economic policy priorities of the Obama administration and what lies ahead for the U.S. economy.
See more in United States; Economics
RAND Corporation's Seth G. Jones, coauthor of the new Council Special Report Afghanistan After the Drawdown, discusses the role of the United States in Afghanistan after 2014.
See more in Afghanistan; Counterterrorism; Regional Security
The rise of 3D printing has raised hopes of rejuvenating the long-beleaguered U.S. manufacturing sector.
See more in United States; Technology and Science
CFR Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies Stephen Sestanovich discusses the political protests in Ukraine and their long-term political effects on the country and the region.
See more in Europe; Peace, Conflict, and Human Rights
Sheila A. Smith, Scott A. Snyder and Paul B. Stares discuss the growing crisis in the East China Sea between Japan and China.
See more in China; Regional Security
With the Muslim Brotherhood sidelined for the time being and the military once again firmly in charge, the Egyptian political landscape has settled into a three-way stalemate between the Islamists, secular liberals, and old-guard elites.
This meeting is part of the "What to Do About" series, which highlights specific issues and features experts who put forward competing analyses and policy prescriptions in a mock high-level U.S. government meeting.
See more in Egypt; Organization of Government
As the North American shale gas boom continues to transform the global energy economy, Fatih Birol discusses his latest findings from the 2013 edition of the World Energy Outlook.
See more in Global; Energy and Environment
With a majority of the American public now saying that they view U.S. global power and influence as being in decline, Pew Research Center president Alan Murray and CFR President Richard N. Haass sit down to discuss the latest "America's Place in the World" survey.
See more in United States; Globalization
Ray Takeyh, senior fellow for Middle East studies, and Robert McMahon, editor at CFR.org, discuss the nuclear deal with Iran.
See more in Iran; Arms Control, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation
Jörg Asmussen reflects on the European Central Bank's role in overcoming the eurozone crisis and the economic challenges for Europe ahead in 2014.
This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough series on International Economics.
See more in Europe; Economics
Experts discuss how the cost of U.S. healthcare is impacting the economy, as part of CFR's Renewing America series.
The Renewing America series examines how policies at home directly influence the economic and military strength of the United States and its ability to act in the world.
See more in United States; Health Policy and Initiatives