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June 14, 2007

Defense and Security
A Conversation with Secretary Henry M. Paulson

Watch U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson discuss the importance of securing global financial flows and the financial system in general to U.S. national security interests.

April 27, 2017

United States
A World in Disarray

Teaching Notes for A World in Disarray written by CFR President Richard N. Haass.

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September 4, 2014


“The various currencies, which were all maintained on a stable basis in relation to gold and to one another, facilitated the easy flow of capital and of trade to an extent the full value of which …


September 14, 2012

Techonomy and the Future of Cities: What I Learned

I spent a fascinating day this week at the Techonomy conference in Detroit, and came away with a new appreciation for why I should get out of Washington more than I do. The conference, the brainchild…

David Kirkpatrick introduces Techonomy Detroit (Courtesy Techonomy).

March 28, 2012

Morning Brief: The Case for Reorganizing Government

In an op-ed in Politico, Jeff Zients, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, and John Engler, former republican governor of Michigan, argue for increasing presidential power to reorg…

U.S. President Obama discusses plans to consolidate six trade and commerce agencies at the White House on January 13, 2012 (Kevin Lamarque/Courtesy Reuters).

June 15, 2010

The Dangers of Debt: Russia and China’s GSE Dumping

In his recently published memoir, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson claims that Russian officials approached the Chinese in the summer of 2008 suggesting that both countries sell large amount…

The Dangers of Debt: Russia and China’s GSE Dumping

May 20, 2008

Economic Crises
The Forgotten Man

Teaching Notes on The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression by CFR Senior Fellow Amity Shlaes.


May 2, 2017

Singapore: Unlikely Power

At its independence in 1965, few expected Singapore to succeed. Yet this city-state endowed with few natural resources, riddled with corruption, and just emerging from conflict with Malaysia flourish…

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October 9, 2007

United States
God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World

Watch Walter Russell Mead, CFR's Henry A. Kissinger senior fellow, discuss his newest book, God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World.

November 30, 2007

Political History and Theory
Symposium on Evangelicals and U.S. Foreign Policy: Session 1: Evangelicals in Foreign Policy: Historical Trajectories

Watch experts discuss the historical impact of American evangelical Christians on U.S. foreign policy.