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October 7, 2016

United States
real-trade-us-exports Soybean-Adjusted U.S. Export Growth

I have argued that China’s current account surplus may paint a misleading picture of China’s trade position, as it isn’t clear that tourism imports have really increased from a bit over $100 billion …

June 21, 2012

Trade
A television reporter talks about the Facebook IPO at the NASDAQ Marketsite in New York prior to the opening of trade on May 17, 2012 (Keith Bedford/Courtesy Reuters). Morning Brief: Bipartisan Attacks on Facebook IPO

Lawmakers from both parties are pressuring the SEC to scrutinize Facebook’s IPO (WSJ). In a letter to the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on behalf of the House Oversight and Gov…

July 18, 2011

Immigration and Migration
Seized weapons are displayed to the media by the Mexican Navy in Mexico City (Jorge Lopez/Courtesy Reuters). Gun Trafficking to Mexico and the ATF

Reformers say never to waste a crisis -- or a scandal. They certainly have found one with the ATF’s Fast and Furious program, in which bureau officials allowed hundreds of firearms to “walk” across t…

June 29, 2005

United States
Analysis of President Bush’s Address to the Nation

Charlie Rose ShowJune 28, 2005CHARLIE ROSE: Welcome to the broadcast. We are live this evening from New York and Washington. Tonight, President Bush delivered a primetime speech on Iraq from Ft. Brag…

March 4, 2016

CFR Cyber Net Politics Cyber Week in Review: March 4, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Who wants updates on Apple v. FBI? For the third week in a row, the Apple-FBI fight over acce…

November 16, 2012

Religion
Podcast RTR40C4E_16Nov12.jpg The Role of Religion in Foreign Policy

In a conversation sponsored by CFR and the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, experts Ed Husain, Katrina Lantos Swett, and Monica Duffy Toft, examine the role that religion plays in shaping foreign policy…

December 15, 2009

Financial Markets
Top Economists Craft Sweeping Proposals for Financial Reform

As Congress debates financial regulation reform, fifteen top economists have developed a set of guiding regulatory principles in a series of papers distributed by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for …

January 27, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: Training Iraqi Forces

This publication is now archived. How many Iraqi troops are fully trained?Some 40,000 Iraqi security force members “can go anywhere in the country and take on almost any threat,” General Richard B. M…