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November 28, 2011

Infrastructure
Central Banking in an Age of Improvisation

Experts discuss policy steps taken by central banks in the United States, Brazil, and Europe, and analyze the challenges ahead.

November 28, 2011

Infrastructure
Central Banking in an Age of Improvisation

Experts discuss policy steps taken by central banks in the United States, Brazil, and Europe, and analyze the challenges ahead. This meeting is part of the McKinsey Executive Roundtable series in …

December 7, 2010

More Celebrities and Foreign Policy More Celebrities and Foreign Policy

Yesterday I blogged on an article in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine about John Prendergast’s efforts to enlist celebrities to help bring attention to humanitarian disasters in Africa.  A sharp-ey…

February 9, 2011

Politics and Government
Senate Resolution 301: Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy. TWE Remembers: Joseph McCarthy’s Wheeling Speech

Sixty-one years ago tonight Sen. Joseph McCarthy gave the speech to the Republican Women’s Club of Wheeling, West Virginia that ushered in the ugly era of McCarthyism. McCarthy was beginning his f…

November 18, 2009

Global
Organized Crime and Transnational Threats

Watch experts discuss organized crime including the circumstances under which criminal activities constitute a threat to national security. This session was part of the CFR symposium, Organized Crim…

November 18, 2009

Global
Symposium on Organized Crime in the Western Hemisphere: An Overlooked Threat?

Session One:Organized Crime and Transnational ThreatsDavid Holiday, Program Officer, Latin America Program, Open Society InstituteWilliam F. Wechsler, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Counte…

November 18, 2009

Global
Organized Crime and Transnational Threats

JIM LINDSAY: I'm Jim Lindsay, director of studies and vice president here at the council. It's my great pleasure and honor to welcome you all here today to the Council on Foreign Relations Symposium…

April 30, 2006

Can the dollar block survive another bout of dollar weakness?

In case you haven't noticed, the dollar is now closer to 1.30 (v. the euro) than 1.20 - or even 1.15.  Carry is no longer king.   There is talk of a "regime change" in the fx market.  Or at least…