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March 11, 2008

Democracy
What are Iraq’s Benchmarks?

The U.S. government has set a number of benchmarks on security, economic performance, and governance for the Iraqi government to determine progress.

May 28, 2008

Climate Change
Confronting Climate Change

Against the backdrop of increasing attention to energy and climate change in the presidential campaigns, recent failure of the Senate to advance the Lieberman-Warner climate bill, and preparations fo…

October 21, 2008

South Africa
A Conversation with Jacob Zuma

After the forced resignation of South African president Thabo Mbeki in September, and the subsequent departure of several cabinet members, Kgalema Motlanthe was sworn in as South Africa's interim pre…

April 12, 2009

United States
Skilled Immigration Today

Teaching Notes on Skilled Immigration Today: Prospects, Problems and Policies by CFR Senior Fellow Jagdish N. Bhagwati and coauthor Gordon Hanson.

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April 17, 2009

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe in Crisis

Watch experts detail Zimbabwe's current political and economic situation, and prospects for the country's future in the wake of the Southern African Development Community support for a multibillion-d…

April 17, 2009

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe in Crisis

Speakers:Walter H. Kansteiner, IIIResident Senior Fellow, The Forum for International Policy; Former Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, U.S. Department of State Tom McDonaldEquity Partner, Bak…

April 27, 2009

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

In his April 5 Prague speech, President Obama called for the United States to lead international efforts toward a world free of nuclear weapons. A new Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored Independe…

January 14, 2010

Development
Stimulus in a Volatile Financial World

Watch Justin Yifu Lin, chief economist and senior vice president at the World Bank, discuss how stimulus measures may be applied to boost global demand, taking into account the challenges such effort…

January 14, 2010

Development
Stimulus in a Volatile Financial World

Is the current focus on global imbalances the right framework for recovery? Please join Justin Yifu Lin to discuss how stimulus measures may be applied to boost global demand, taking into account the…

March 9, 2010

Monetary Policy
The Stimulus Report Card

The Obama administration says its 2009 stimulus package saved jobs and boosted growth, but Republicans and some economists worry it dampened consumer and business spending and added to long-term debt.