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November 28, 2005

Emerging Markets
No more Lavagna. What’s next for Argentina?

Two weeks ago I would have expected Brazil's Finance Minister to be forced out before Argentina's Finance Minister...   However, Palocci is a close ally of Brazil's Lula; Argentina's …

March 28, 2006

Financial Markets
Iceland: Déjà vu all over again

Currency falls sharply.Foreign banks cut credit lines. "Last week ... US investors refused to roll over loans to the country's top three banks." (FT)Local banks argue that they only thing to fear…

May 23, 2007

Middle East and North Africa
DC Daughters and Sons Event: Journey into Islam

Each year, the Council invites members to bring their guests (high school age and older) to a special “Daughters and Sons” meeting on a pressing foreign policy issue of the day. These events feature …

September 17, 2007

Trade
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Peter Mandelson

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

September 17, 2007

Trade
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Peter Mandelson

Watch Peter Mandelson, commissioner for external trade of the European Union, discuss the merits of economic openness and the importance of making progress on the Doha Round of world trade talks.

November 30, 2007

Middle East and North Africa
Symposium on Evangelicals and U.S. Foreign Policy: Session 3: Evangelicals and the Middle East (Video Highlight)

Watch a panel of experts discusses the stance of evangelical Christians toward U.S.-Middle East policy.

June 7, 2006

Economics
Currency crises are not good for your (political) health

Iceland’s PM is out.  The krona has slid 30% v. the euro this year.Iceland’s central bank has increased rates significantly.   But it may not be enough.There are now calls for Iceland to adopt a pro-…

October 16, 2008

Financial Markets
International Implications of the Financial Crisis

ROGER ALTMAN: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Good morning and welcome to the Council. I'm Roger Altman and this morning we're going to discuss the international implications of this financial c…

October 16, 2008

Financial Markets
International Implications of the Financial Crisis

Listen to Timothy D. Adams, managing director of the Lindsey Group, and Simon Johnson, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, discuss the implications of the financial c…