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November 11, 2009

Immigration and Migration
Stricter Rules for Skilled-Worker Visas Are a Mistake

The recession has added fuel to the debate over skilled-worker visas, including a recent congressional effort to create stricter rules. CFR’s Jagdish Bhagwati says the United States should be welcomi…

April 29, 2009

Middle East and North Africa
An Unsettling Settlement: The 1922 Middle East Peace Agreement Seen Today

Watch David Fromkin, professor of international relations, history, and law at Boston University and author of Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Mi…

April 29, 2009

Middle East and North Africa
An Unsettling Settlement: The 1922 Middle East Peace Agreement Seen Today

Historian David Fromkin will discuss how the post-Ottoman Middle East looks in the twenty-first century. This meeting is part of a series hosted with the National History Center featuring prominent h…

November 2, 2006

Financial Markets
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. 7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 8:0…

November 2, 2006

Financial Markets
A Conversation with Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

Watch Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Italian minister of economy and finance, discuss the European Central Bank, global imbalances, and the regulation of financial markets as part of the Council's C. Peter …

June 29, 2006

Homeland Security
Statement Before The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats, and Capabilities

Chairman Saxton, Congressman Meehan, members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting me here today to discuss the future of the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and the war on terror, alon…

June 5, 2006

Iraq
The Emerging Shia Crescent Symposium: Implications for U.S. Policy in the Middle East

RICHARD N. HAASS:  If those standing will sit, if those seated will stay seated—let me welcome you to the third and final panel of this extravaganza.One of the many ways in which I was—I’ve been rem…

April 18, 2003

Iraq
Holbrooke Says U.S. Must Prepare for Long Stay in Iraq; Calls on Bush to Make Major Effort to Repair Ties with France

Richard C. Holbrooke, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in President Clinton’s second term, warns that disorder, anti-Americanism, and disunity in Iraq will require a very long American com…