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May 10, 2011

Global Governance
Using Frozen Assets to Aid Libyans

The Obama administration’s plan to seize frozen Libyan assets and use them for Libyan aid is a dramatic, and probably unilateral, exercise of U.S. power that is likely to yield a relatively modest su…

June 20, 2005

United States
Setser and Roubini respond to Levey and Brown: deficits do matter

The current issue of Foreign Affairs contains the rebuttal that Nouriel and I wrote to the David Levey and Stuart Brown’s "Current account deficits do not matter" article that appeared in the March/…

November 3, 2016

Iran
Kerry Drums Up Business for Iran While Treasury Warns Against It

On October 31, Secretary of State Kerry continued his remarkable campaign to drum up business for Iran. Speaking at Chatham House in London, here is part of what he said: Iran deserves the cre…

September 23, 2016

Iran
Play IMG_7269.JPG A Conversation With Javad Zarif

Javad Zarif discusses regional politics, nuclear security, and U.S.-Iran relations.

September 9, 2016

United States
Play Obama_EC.jpg The Foreign Policy Legacy of the Obama Administration

Experts discuss the foreign policy initiatives of the Obama administration, its successes and failures, and the issues that will become President Obama's lasting legacy.

October 16, 2013

United States
reductioadabsurdum_CROPPED Egypt: Reductio Ad Absurdum

Outsiders tend to underestimate the deep psychological impact that the last almost three years have had on Egyptians.  Not long after the exhilaration of Mubarak’s exit, Egyptians confronted the comp…

January 23, 2007

Iran
U.S. Sanctions Biting Iran

Backgrounder: The financial levers Washington is applying to bring about a suspension of Iran’s nuclear program.

October 27, 2010

Turkey
Turkey Being Turkey Turkey Being Turkey

I am back from Turkey. Great trip except for the exceedingly large man sitting next to me on the flight from Istanbul to London. That was uncomfortable. Last June, I wrote about the divergence…

April 26, 2011

Economic Crises
A Conversation on the Economy with Timothy F. Geithner

(Note: This event was fed in progress.)DANIEL L. DOCTOROFF: (In progress) -- Council on Foreign Relations meeting with Secretary Timothy Geithner. My name's Dan Doctoroff. I'm the president of Bloom…

April 26, 2011

Economic Crises
A Conversation on the Economy with Timothy F. Geithner

Timothy F. Geithner, secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, discusses economic growth, financial repair and reform, and the fiscal policies that challenge the U.S. economic recovery. Th…