The Mighty & the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs
Join former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright as she discusses her most recent book, in which she examines the role of religion in U.S. foreign policy and calls for a foreign policy that reveals America's moral and spiritual depth.
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Reception
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Meeting
Research links about international trade and investment, including news, policy, agreements, and markets.
The new BRICS Bank and Contingent Reserve Arrangement initiatives are, despite stated Russian ambitions, wholly unconvincing responses to the shortcomings of the Bretton Woods institutions and the dollar-based global financial architecture.
The normal rhythm of politics tends to lead most nations’ economies around in a circle, ashes to ashes. This life cycle starts with a crisis, which forces leaders to reform, which triggers an economic revival, which lulls leaders into complacency, which plunges the economy back into crisis again.