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June 14, 2018

Laos
A Great Place to Have a War Teaching Notes A Great Place to Have a War

Teaching Notes for A Great Place to Have a War, written by CFR Senior Fellow Joshua Kurlantzick, on the story of the CIA's covert war in Laos during the Vietnam War.

December 17, 2008

Economic Crises
C. Peter McColough Series with John P. Lipsky

Watch John P. Lipsky, first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), remark on the recent effects of the economy on IMF member countries and the IMF's reaction to the financ…

December 17, 2008

Economic Crises
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics; A Conversation wirh John P. Lipsky

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

June 20, 2016

Afghanistan
Strategic Reversal in Afghanistan

Introduction Since 2001, the United States and its international partners have expended substantial resources to secure, stabilize, and rebuild Afghanistan. Recent developments, however, indicate …

February 7, 2018

Economics
Play Man typing on computer Behavioral Economics in the Age of Big Data

The Robert B. Menschel Economics Symposium generates critical thinking about the consequences of herd mentality behavior in global economics. 

February 7, 2018

Economics
Play Google sign A Conversation With Google's Hal Varian

The Robert B. Menschel Economics Symposium generates critical thinking about the consequences of herd mentality behavior in global economics.

November 26, 2013

Afghanistan
Afghanistan After the Drawdown

Overview Following the recent endorsement of the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement by Afghanistan's Loya Jirga, a new CFR report from the Center for Preventive Action (CPA) outlines th…

March 22, 2011

United States
Disaster Relief in a Dangerous World

The U.S. Navy’s maritime strategy, in which humanitarian missions play a prominent role, is based on a debatable assumption that credible enemies have largely disappeared and that competition of the …

August 24, 2017

Donald Trump
Podcast Afghanistan The War in Afghanistan

Seth Jones, director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation joins CFR's James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon to discuss Trump's plans for the war in Afghanista…

December 30, 2008

How Bad Might It Get? How Bad Might It Get?

It has been an astonishing year for the world economy. Housing prices have declined sharply, major financial institutions have failed leading to massive government bailouts, inflation fears have gi…