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April 10, 2018

Labor and Employment
The Work Ahead: Machines, Skills, and U.S. Leadership in the Twenty-First Century U.S. Must Better Prepare Its Workforce for the Promise and Perils of Technology, Asserts CFR Task Force

April 10, 2018—“The world is in the midst of a profound transformation in the nature of work, as smart machines and other new technologies remake how people do their jobs and pursue their careers,” s…

May 2, 2018

Politics and Government
Play Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity

Condoleezza Rice and Amy B. Zegart, coauthors of the forthcoming book Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity, discuss how businesses can prepare for an incr…

February 5, 2018

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Play Iranian-Kurdish female fighters U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy: Next Steps for the State Department

Ambassador Nathan A. Sales discusses U.S. counterterrorism initiatives and developments to the UN Security Council Resolution on Foreign Terrorist Fighters.

October 1, 2000

Asia
Future Directions for U.S. Economic Policy Toward Japan

During the last ten years, Japan has undergone a difficult period of economic stagnation. Only now is the country showing preliminary signs of emerging from an economic slowdown. In response to its d…

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The United States and World Trade: Future Directions

The Council on Foreign Relations hosted a symposium on October 16, 2017, which featured four sessions and brought together distinguished trade leaders and innovative thinkers to address the trade pol…

October 26, 2017

Development
Podcast Women workers in Indonesia How Workplace Discrimination Impedes Economic Growth

Leading international institutions and private sector corporations have concluded that women’s economic participation is critical to global growth and prosperity. However, today nearly 90 percent of …

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October 16, 2017

United States
Play Roberto Azevêdo Roberto Azevêdo Discusses Trade Policies of the United States

This is the final session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium. 

September 12, 2017

U.S. Foreign Policy
Windfall

Energy is a much more important driver of foreign affairs than so many other factors given much more attention. O'Sullivan demonstrates how the move from global energy scarcity to energy abundance is…