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June 5, 2008

Financial Markets
Surprising fact du jour

In 2009, the US expects 33% of the corn it produces will go to biofuels. The FT: In Chicago, spot corn hit a record high of $6.43 a bushel and corn for delivery next year – by which time the US f…

April 23, 2012

Russia
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Anton G. Siluanov

(Note: The finance minister's remarks are provided through interpreter.)PETER FISHER: All right. Good morning. Good morning. Welcome to the council. My name is Peter Fisher. I'm with -- the senior m…

May 17, 2005

United States
Le groupe de travail réclame des mesures pour renforcer la compétitivité nord-américaine, l’expansion du commerce et la sécurité des frontières

May 17, 2005 - North America is vulnerable on several fronts: the region faces terrorist and criminal threats, increased economic competition from abroad and uneven economic development. In response …

October 1, 2014

China
Can Russia Escape Dollar Dependence?

Russian president Vladimir Putin is determined to wean his country off the dollar, or so he says. In July, after insisting that the international monetary system depended too much “on the U.S. do…

Can Russia Escape Dollar Dependence?

November 1, 2015

Global
Red Team: How to Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy

Teaching Notes for Red Team: How to Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy by CFR Senior Fellow Micah Zenko.

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October 26, 2015

Red Team Reading List

In the course of researching and writing my book, Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy, over five years, I read (or skimmed) everything I could find about the subject—within the limits…

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March 2, 2015

Ukraine
U.S. Policy Options in Ukraine

John E. Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council's Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, and Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Int…

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March 2, 2015

Ukraine
U.S. Policy Options in Ukraine

John E. Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and former  U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, and Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson In…

January 6, 2015

Russia
Global Economics Monthly: January 2015

Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn argues that the Russian economy is not yet facing a full-blown economic and financial crisis. An upturn in inflation and a deeper recession will be the real tests in the coming months.

July 17, 2008

Angola
Angola’s Political and Economic Development

Angola, Africa’s top oil producer, is flush with money. Yet wealth remains concentrated in the hands of a very few, leaving the bulk of the population in poverty.