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November 10, 2009

China
China’s Role in the "New Era of Engagement"

China has benefited enormously from Western-dominated global structures, writes CFR’s Stewart Patrick, and Washington now expects it to contribute more significantly to world order.

December 28, 2009

Heads of State and Government
Obama’s First Year: ’Great Expectations,’ ’Daunting Realities’

CFR’s James M. Lindsay summarizes President Obama’s first year as "great expectations running smack into daunting realities," including the Afghan war, China’s rise, and Iran’s nuclear program.

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…

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…

December 18, 2007

Education
Beyond Primary: Making the Case for Universal Secondary Education

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences recently published the book Educating All Children: A Global Agenda that considers the challenges of achieving universal basic and secondary education global…

January 15, 2003

Council on Foreign Relations Books
Council Fellow Walter Russell Mead Wins World’s Top Prize in Foreign Policy Writing, the Lionel Gelber Prize for 2002

January 15, 2003 - Walter Russell Mead has won the Lionel Gelber Prize for outstanding writing on international affairs for his book Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the…

October 19, 2009

Grand Strategy
Keynote I: China’s Rise: Strategic Implications for Asia

SIMON TAY: Good morning everyone. I'm Simon Tay. It is my pleasure to be here, and thank you very much Liz and Randy for inviting me. I want to say a few words before I introduce the speaker Aaron …

September 13, 2010

United States
A Conversation with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

RICHARD N. HAASS: Good morning to everyone, and welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. My name is Richard Haass, and I'm the president of this organization. And today, as you all know, we are …

September 13, 2010

United States
A Conversation with Feisal Abdul Rauf

Imam Feisal speaks about the need for interreligious dialogue and cooperation while addressing the debate surrounding the community center near the World Trade Center.

December 3, 2009

Middle East and North Africa
Beyond Trade: Economic Engagement with the Middle East

Please join Representative Paul Ryan to discuss the future of trade agreements with the Middle East and how greater economic engagement can lead to strategic, political, and security benefits.