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January 18, 1995

Security Alliances
Should NATO Expand?

Americans and Europeans can fairly debate whether NATO should expand in the near term or proceed with formal expansion only if Russia again seems to pose a military threat to Central Europe. But whic…

October 1, 2004

Banking
The World's Banker

Since 9/11, many have observed that global security depends upon improving conditions for the world's poor. But how to make that happen? No institution has grappled harder with this challenge than th…

March 2, 2006

Israel
Peace versus Democracy in Palestine: A Conversation with Jimmy Carter

Watch former U.S. President Jimmy Carter discuss the prospects for the Middle East peace process.

September 12, 2005

United States
Katrina and the current account deficit

At least a half percent off US GDP growth for the remainder of this year (Goldman says more), $150 billion in new federal spending (much of that in fiscal 2006), higher gasoline prices now and next y…

July 31, 2006

Israel
Shimon Peres

UPDATED - Vice Prime Minister Peres will speak from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.**Please note new time.** 11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Beverage Reception12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Meeting1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Buffet LuncheonSeat…

July 31, 2006

Israel
The Current Conflict in the Middle East

Watch Israeli Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres discuss the current crisis with Hezbollah and the broader geopolitical environment in the Middle East.

July 24, 2007

Monetary Policy
Voldemort’s invisibility cloak

There is something about SAFE -- maybe the fact that its full name, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, seems to come straight from the Ministry of (Bureaucratic) Magic --  that seems to in…

March 30, 2009

Economic Crises
The New Financial Deal

Watch experts evaluate the role of institutional and regulatory reform during the Great Depression and current options for the Obama administration. This session was part of the CFR-New York Univers…

June 16, 2010

United States
More Money than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite

Sebastian Mallaby, director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of More Money than God, discusses his book and the role of he…

June 16, 2010

United States
"More Money than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite"

Wealthy, powerful, and potentially dangerous, hedge-fund moguls have become the stars of twenty-first-century capitalism. Their weekend mansions are fodder for Vanity Fair photographers; their pot…