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October 11, 2013

France
Evaluating the Economic Future of the European Union

Pierre Moscovici discusses France, the European Union, and the broader international economic situation.

October 11, 2013

France
A Conversation with Pierre Moscovici

Minister Pierre Moscovici discusses France, the European Union, and the broader international economic situation.

September 26, 2013

Germany
Merkel, Europe, and German ’Continuity’

Angela Merkel’s resounding electoral triumph likely means stability and continuity in Eurozone crisis management and little chance of a larger German role in global security, says CFR’s Charles Kupch…

August 29, 2013

The World Next Week: Talk of a U.S. Military Strike Against Syria Grows, G20 Meets in St. Petersburg, Obama Visits Sweden

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the possibility of the United States attacking Syria, the upcoming G20 summit in St. Petersburg, and Obama’s trip to Sweden. [audio: ht…

UN chemical weapons experts inspect one of the sites of an alleged poison gas attack in a Damascus suburb (Abo Alnour Alhaji/Courtesy Reuters).

April 20, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
Why Europe Can’t Bring Peace to the Middle East

Lady Catherine Ashton, the EU’s top foreign policy official, has received a remarkable letter from the "European Eminent Persons Group on the Middle East Peace Process." This self-selected collectivi…

April 19, 2013

Europe
2008 Plus 5: What Has Been Achieved and What Remains to Be Done

Please join Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble for a discussion on financial market regulation and the current state of the European Union. For further reading, please visit CFR Senior Fellow Robert Kahn's blog…

April 19, 2013

Europe
A Conversation with Dr. Wolfgang Schauble

Wolfgang Schäuble discusses the financial market regulation and current state of the European Union.

April 12, 2013

The World Next Week: Britons Mourn Thatcher, Venezuela Votes, and the IMF and World Bank Meet

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed Margaret Thatcher’s legacy, the Venezuelan elections, and the World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington. [audio: http://www.cfr.org/con…

British prime minister Margaret Thatcher receives a standing ovation at the Conservative Party Conference in 1989 (Stringer/UK/Courtesy Reuters).

January 18, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Emerging Voices: Wolfgang Fengler on the Future of Aid to Africa

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Wolfgang Fengler, the lead e…

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June 20, 2012

Clarity about Austerity

I have just had the privilege of speaking at the main annual conference of Germany’s Economic Council, the economic and business arm of the Christian Democratic Union, the current governing party. Ch…

A man walks in front of a closed bank branch in central Athens, February 2012 (John Kolesidis/Courtesy Reuters).