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April 23, 2012

Russia
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Anton G. Siluanov

(Note: The finance minister's remarks are provided through interpreter.)PETER FISHER: All right. Good morning. Good morning. Welcome to the council. My name is Peter Fisher. I'm with -- the senior m…

October 1, 2014

China
Can Russia Escape Dollar Dependence? Can Russia Escape Dollar Dependence?

Russian president Vladimir Putin is determined to wean his country off the dollar, or so he says. In July, after insisting that the international monetary system depended too much “on the U.S. do…

November 1, 2015

Global
Zenko Red Team MC.jpg Red Team: How to Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy

Teaching Notes for Red Team: How to Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy by CFR Senior Fellow Micah Zenko.

October 26, 2015

Books_edited Red Team Reading List

In the course of researching and writing my book, Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy, over five years, I read (or skimmed) everything I could find about the subject—within the limits…

March 2, 2015

Ukraine
Play Inside-Ukraine.jpg U.S. Policy Options in Ukraine

John E. Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council's Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, and Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Int…

March 2, 2015

Ukraine
U.S. Policy Options in Ukraine

John E. Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and former  U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, and Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson In…

January 6, 2015

Russia
Global Economics Monthly: January 2015

Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn argues that the Russian economy is not yet facing a full-blown economic and financial crisis. An upturn in inflation and a deeper recession will be the real tests in the coming months.

July 17, 2008

Angola
Angola’s Political and Economic Development

Angola, Africa’s top oil producer, is flush with money. Yet wealth remains concentrated in the hands of a very few, leaving the bulk of the population in poverty.

October 12, 2011

United States
Still Exceptional After All These Years? Still Exceptional After All These Years?

The replica of the Statue of Liberty is seen in Paris September 11, 2011. (Benoit Tessier/Courtesy Reuters) Over at Foreign Policy.com, prominent realist Stephen Walt has a thought-provoking article…