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January 31, 2006

Intelligence
U.S. Intelligence: The Inside Story

Council on Foreign Relations New York, NYDANA PRIEST: Okay. I think we're going to start now, so if everyone could take their seats and turn off your cell phones and BlackBerries and other monitorin…

April 24, 2007

China
World Economic Update Special Edition: The Great Globalization Debate

7:45 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast8:00 – 9:15 a.m. MeetingIn this Special Edition of the World Economic Update, the panel will depart from its usual agenda of assessing near-term developments and instead con…

April 24, 2007

China
World Economic Update: The Great Globalization Debate

Watch experts discuss broader global economic trends, such as the global labor market, China's changing role in the world economy, and the backlash against globalization, in this special edition of t…

October 15, 2007

United States
The Legacy of Sputnik

Watch Matthew Brzezinski, an author and former Wall Street Journal Moscow correspondent, and Roger D. Lanius, a space historian at the Smithsonian Institute, discuss the legacy of Sputnik fifty years…

December 30, 2007

China
Does the China investment corporation (CIC) have a coherent investment strategy?

I personally would say no.  And I am not alone.  Tan Wei of mergermarket.com reports (in the FT) “a source familiar with the Chinese government’s thinking … who has direct access to the Chinese g…

October 15, 2007

Technology and Innovation
The Legacy of Sputnik

The panelists will discuss the October 4, 1957 launching of the Soviet satellite, Sputnik, its impact on the Cold War, and its role in propelling the Information Age.

June 9, 2008

Global
McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: Microfinance: Business or Charity?

Watch experts discuss the development and impact of microfinance in as a tool for reducing poverty.

June 9, 2008

Global
McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: Microfinance: Business or Charity?

ISOBEL COLEMAN (CFR fellow): Good morning, everybody. Welcome. You've probably figured out by now that I am not Jim Wolfensohn. I'm Isobel Coleman. I'm a senior fellow here at the Council on Foreign …

March 6, 2008

Wars and Conflict
America Between the Wars

A compelling narrative of how the decisions and debates of the years between the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the World Trade Center towers shaped the events, arguments, and politics o…

September 2, 2008

Elections and Voting
2008 Foreign Policy Symposium: Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the Next Administration

Watch experts discuss the various foreign policy challenges the next U.S. administration will face as part of a three-day symposium during the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, cosponsor…