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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
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
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.
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
Jörg Asmussen reflects on the European Central Bank's role in overcoming the eurozone crisis and the economic challenges for Europe ahead in 2014.
See more in Europe; Economics
Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Vincent Reinhart discuss the U.S. economy amidst continuing fiscal uncertainty.
See more in Global; Economics
Experts discuss how the cost of U.S. healthcare is impacting the economy, as part of CFR's Renewing America series.
See more in United States; Health Policy and Initiatives
Experts discuss Israel's domestic achievements and challenges, and offer recommendations for moving forward.
See more in Israel; Politics and Strategy
Baroness Warsi, the United Kingdom's first Muslim cabinet minister and minister for faith, discusses her work on faith and foreign policy.
See more in Global; Religion
Representative Smith discusses the current situation in Syria and U.S. policy options moving forward.
See more in Syria; Politics and Strategy
Jagdish Bhagwati, CFR's senior fellow for international economics, discusses his new book, Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries.
See more in India; Economics
Donald Gips, Jay Ireland, and Bisa Williams discuss investing in Africa.
See more in Africa (sub-Saharan); Economic Development; Foreign Direct Investment
As the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One approaches, Margaret MacMillan, Robert K. Massie, and David A. Andelman discuss the rivalries and alliances in Europe during the years leading up to the war.
See more in Europe; Wars and Warfare
Laurie Garrett, CFR's senior fellow for global health, discusses dual-use research and synthetic biology.
See more in Global; Health
Carl Levin discusses U.S. foreign policy toward Afghanistan following a visit to the region.
See more in Afghanistan; Politics and Strategy
Bob Kaiser and Norm Ornstein explore the roots of the recent government shutdown, the consequences for U.S. foreign policy, and ways to adjust the political process to improve upon the current system.
See more in United States; Politics and Strategy
Leading experts analyze the world economy.
See more in Global; Economics
Ted Koppel reflects on his career and the changing nature of journalism and social media.
See more in United States; Society and Culture
Laura Walker Hudson and Patrick Meier discuss innovations in technology and their application to rapid humanitarian response.
See more in Global; Society and Culture; Technology and Science