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December 19, 2006

Iraq
A Conversation with Tariq al-Hashimi

Watch Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi discuss the current situation in Iraq, particularly the Shia-Sunni sectarian conflict.

April 4, 2007

China
U.S.-China Relations

No relationship will be as important to the twenty-first century as the one between the United States, the world’s great power, and China, the world’s rising power. China’s development is directly tr…

April 23, 2007

Americas
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: Securing the Promise of the Western Hemisphere

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is sponsored by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. 7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast8:00 …

April 23, 2007

Americas
Securing the Promise of the Western Hemisphere

Watch Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez discuss U.S. trade policy toward the Western hemisphere, economic improvements in Latin America, and Cuban-American relations.

April 9, 2007

China
Approach China with an "Affirmative Agenda," Rather than Thwart its Ambition to Become a Great Power, Concludes New Report

Although China’s future is uncertain, “further integrating China into the global community offers the best hope of shaping China’s interests and conduct in accordance with international norms on secu…

June 1, 2007

Monetary Policy
$45b for China in April, at least $33b for Russia in May — global reserve growth remains exceptionally strong

China’s reserves apparently increased by $45b in April, rising to $1247b.Krzysztof Rybinski of Poland’s National Bank asks what fraction of China’s April increase is real and what fraction comes from…

August 10, 1999

United States
Pentagon Not Ready for Global Defense Industry, Says New Council on Foreign Relations Book

August 10, 1999, New York City—The end of the Cold War created a crisis for the American military industrial complex, as procurement spending dropped by over 60% in a decade and the export market imp…

September 24, 1999

United States
Arming the Future Press Release

August 10, 1999, New York City—The end of the Cold War created a crisis for the American military industrial complex, as procurement spending dropped by over 60% in a decade and the export market imp…

May 28, 2008

Climate Change
Confronting Climate Change

Against the backdrop of increasing attention to energy and climate change in the presidential campaigns, recent failure of the Senate to advance the Lieberman-Warner climate bill, and preparations fo…

June 12, 2008

Maternal and Child Health
Rethinking Maternal Health

This event was made possible by the generosity of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.