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April 27, 2006

Unpleasant balance of payments math — why the interest rate matters for dark matter

Bill Cline of the IIE rightly took Nouriel and me to task (politely) for assuming that the average return on US FDI abroad would equal the average return on foreign FDI in the US in our 2004 paper on…

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March 7, 2012

United States
John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture: Transforming Foreign Aid

NICHOLAS KRISTOF: This is a(n) on-the-record meeting, and we have people -- council members watching remotely at other locations around the world. They will be submitting questions to this, after fo…

March 7, 2012

United States
John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture: Transforming Foreign Aid: A Conversation with Rajiv Shah

Rajiv Shah, administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development, discusses how foreign assistance and development efforts can spread U.S. values, deter conflict, and shape a more peaceful…

July 11, 2012

United States
The Future of Special Operations Forces

In her testimony before the House Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, Linda Robinson details how U.S. Special Operations Forces can be restructured to bette…

May 10, 2013

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: Syrian Air Defenses? Drones, and Benghazi

Olga Khazan, “Interview: NATO Supreme Allied Commander on Syria and Soft Power,” The Atlantic, May 9, 2013. But one strike is a very different proposition than launching a big campaign. The benefit …

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May 14, 2013

Defense and Security
Formalizing Oversight of Military Targeted Killings

On Friday, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), vice chairman of the house armed services committee (HASC), introduced a bi-partisan bill with twenty-nine co-sponsors. The full text of the bill (H.R. 1914) wa…

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January 19, 2016

United States
Jeb Bush on the Challenges for U.S. Foreign Policy

Jeb Bush discusses U.S. foreign policy challenges and opportunities.

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April 22, 2016

Global
Beyond the Paris Climate Agreement: Implementation and Next Steps

Michael Levi discusses the next steps after the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement, its implementation, and implications for future climate change diplomacy. 

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June 9, 2016

United States
Improving National Security and U.S. Leadership Abroad: A Conversation with Republican Congressional Leaders

The members of the recently formed Congressional National Security Task Force discuss their goals for protecting the U.S. homeland.

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May 4, 2018

United Kingdom
British Foreign Policy Post Brexit

As the United Kingdom moves closer to an exit from the European Union, questions remain about how Brexit will influence Britain’s role on the world stage.

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