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March 19, 2012

United States
Ailing Public Education System Jeopardizes U.S. National Security, CFR Task Force Argues

The United States’ failure to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country’s ability to thrive in a global economy and maintain its leadership role, finds a new Co…

January 17, 2014

Defense and Security
Obama NSA speech You Might Have Missed: NSA Reforms, CIA Drone Strikes, and Benghazi

“Presidential Policy Directive/PPD-28: Signals Intelligence Activities,” White House, January 17, 2014. When the United States collects nonpublicly available signals intelligence in bulk, it shall u…

February 21, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Crowds fill Abubakar Gumi central market after authorities relaxed a twenty-four hour curfew in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, June 24, 2012. Nigeria’s Boko Haram Ready for Dialogue?

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…

November 30, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
Is there a Seat at the Table for the Food & Beverage Industry in the Global Fight against Obesity?

THOMAS BOLLYKY: Good afternoon, I am Tom Bollyky, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics and Development. This event is entitled, "Is There a Seat at the Table for the Food and Beverage Industry…

March 12, 2012

Defense and Security
U.S. Education Reform and National Security

The United States' failure to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country's ability to thrive in a global economy and maintain its leadership role, finds a new Co…

January 31, 2011

Global
Food and Drug Safety: Potential Solutions

Experts explore solutions for food and drug safety including stronger sanctions against organized crime, increased surveillance and monitoring of facilities, and better inter-country communication. …

January 31, 2011

Global
Potential Solutions

LAURIE GARRETT: I'd like to encourage people to please take your seats. Perhaps someone at the back there could let people who are still noshing know that it is time to cease the noshing and come …

January 31, 2011

Global
Food and Drugs: Can Safety Be Ensured in a Time of Increased Globalization?

Session OneThe Scale of the Challenge: Overview and Case StudiesWelcoming Remarks: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign RelationsOpening Remarks: Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food …