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August 24, 2005

United States
Are we ignoring the United States’ strengths?

Anantha Nageswaran of Libran Asset Management in Singapore has submitted a set of (lengthy) comments that respond, in some sense, to many of the points I and others have raised on this blog.   Check …

September 8, 2006

United States
Making New York Safer Symposium - Session 1: The Terrorist Threat in New York

7:30 to 8:00 a.m. Breakfast8:00 to 9:00 a.m. Meeting

September 8, 2006

United States
Council on Foreign Relations Policy Symposium: “Making New York Safer” Session 1: The Terrorist Threat in New York

Watch experts discuss the terrorist threat in New York and the importance of preparing for small-scale

September 19, 2006

United States
Faith and Politics

12:00 to 12:30 p.m. Book Signing12:30 to 1:00 p.m. Lunch1:00 to 2:00 p.m. MeetingPlease note special time.**Seating is limited.**

September 19, 2006

United States
Faith and Politics

Watch Senator John C. Danforth discuss his book, Faith and Politics: How the "Moral Values" Debate Divides America and How to Move Forward Together, as part of the Council's Religion and Foreign Poli…

July 26, 2006

Emerging Markets
Is Saudi Arabia the new IMF?

Last week I was beginning to think the IMF might be back in business.   A couple of press reports hinted that Lebanon’s central bank was facing real pressure.    Folks fleeing the country wanted doll…

January 6, 2008

Economics
Looking back at the top macroeconomic and financial stories of 2007, and looking forward to 2008

Here is my list of the top five stories of 2007 - and some things that I’ll be watching in 2008. What did I miss?1. The "subprime" crisis. The credibility of Wall Street’s financial engineering …

June 10, 2009

Zimbabwe
A Conversation with Morgan Tsvangirai

Watch Morgan Tsvangirai, Prime Minister of the Republic of Zimbabwe, as he discusses Zimbabwe's present and future.

June 10, 2009

Zimbabwe
A Conversation with Morgan Tsvangirai

Join Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, in Washington for the first time in seven years, to discuss Zimbabwe's present and future.  

January 27, 2009

China
There is currently a shortfall in Chinese demand for the world’s goods, not Chinese demand for the world’s bonds

The tone of some recent commentary on the Sino-American relationship almost suggests that the US is so reliant on Chinese financing that it should be encouraging China to devalue the RMB to increase …