What Next? Government Action and the Policy Puzzle (Session 3)

Speakers:
Brian Bilbray Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-CA)
James E. Rogers Chairman, President and CEO, Duke Energy
Timothy E. Wirth President, United Nations Foundation
Presider:
Sebastian Mallaby Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Deputy Director of Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
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