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A short U.S. government shutdown will likely have a limited effect on the economy but will be followed by a protracted debate over increasing the debt limit, which may result in the government's default on its debt and profound consequences for the U.S. and global economy, says CFR's Robert Kahn.
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Experts explore how governments, the private sector, and civil society should address the effects of international migration and discuss possible outcomes of transnational challenges.
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Hassan Rouhani, president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, discusses Iranian foreign policy.
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Mohd Najib Razak, prime minister of Malaysia, discusses the Global Movement of Moderates that he established to oppose extremist ideology in all faith traditions.
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Abdullah Gül, president of the Republic of Turkey, gives his remarks on recent regional developments and provides perspective on current U.S.-Turkey relations.
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Mariano Rajoy, president of Spain, discusses Spanish foreign policy and the current state of U.S.-Spain relations.
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Hoshyar Zebari, minister of foreign affairs for Iraq, discusses the current situation in Iraq, regional relations, and Iraq's role in the international community.
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Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, president of Tunisia, discusses the Arab uprisings and the Tunisian initiative on creating an International Constitutional Court.
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Al-Shabab's deadly Westgate Mall siege in Nairobi is unlikely to alter Kenya's foreign policy, but the incident could encourage tighter U.S.-Kenya relations and reinforce Washington's engagement with the broader region, says CFR's Jendayi Frazer.
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Enrico Letta, prime minister of Italy, discusses Italian foreign policy and recent developments in the Middle East.
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Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto discusses current developments in Mexico.
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The implementation of the U.S.-Russia agreement to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons will face challenges, and the deal could "easily unravel" as a result of the ongoing civil war, says CFR's Paul B. Stares.
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Senator McCain discusses recent developments in U.S. policy toward Syria.
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Barney Frank and Henry M. Paulson Jr. look back at the 2008 financial crisis, the ongoing recovery process, and lessons learned from their unique perspectives.
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U.S.-Russian disagreement over how to respond to the conflict in Syria is spurring further deterioration in the relationship between Moscow and Washington, says CFR's Stephen Sestanovich.
See more in Global; Syria; Politics and Strategy; Peace, Conflict, and Human Rights
Any external military intervention in Syria in response to government use of chemical weapons will require persuasive arguments to prove legitimacy, says CFR's Matthew Waxman.
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Peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians have relaunched, ensuring major new challenges for both parties and the United States, says CFR's Robert Danin.
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With a slowing economy, China's continued growth will largely depend on Beijing's policy decisions, says CFR's Robert Kahn.
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The Egyptian military's seizure of power has prompted support from some wealthy Gulf states, criticism from Turkey, and caution from the United States, notes CFR's Steven Cook.
See more in Egypt; Political Movements and Protests
CFR Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett explains the conundrum of dual-use research of concern (DURC), in which the same experiments that allow scientists to understand pandemics can also create dangerous pathogens. Combined with advances in synthetic biology and increasingly affordable technologies, there is the possibility for a true biology revolution.
See more in Health; Diseases, Infectious; Technology and Science; Biotechnology; Global