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November 21, 2016

United States
A Conversation With Stanley Fischer

Stanley Fischer discusses monetary policy, inflation rates, growth, and the Federal Reserve's outlook on the future of the U.S. economy.

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September 19, 2016

United States
Nuclear Modernization: Is the United States Headed for a New Arms Race?

Experts discuss U.S. policy towards nuclear modernization, the costs and benefits of developing a new generation of nuclear weapons, and the effects on the balance of power among nuclear states.

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August 31, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
South Africa: Fat Politicians and Thin Voters

A month after the governing African National Congress (ANC) lost heavily in South Africa’s municipal elections, the party is at war with itself. From my perspective, the struggle is between democrati…

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September 13, 2016

United States
The History of the U.S. Presidential Election Process: Lessons Moving Forward

Experts discuss the history and development of the U.S. presidential nominating process, including primaries, caucuses, and conventions, and whether the process should be changed in light of the unpr…

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April 13, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Fissures Within South Africa’s Governing Party

South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) has long been a big tent, with its membership united by opposition to apartheid and, less salient, support for “nonracial” democracy. Conventi…

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March 17, 2016

Global
Preventing Catastrophic Nuclear Terrorism: A Conversation With Sam Nunn

Sam Nunn discusses preventing catastrophic nuclear terrorism.

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March 16, 2016

Global
‘The Hacked World Order-How Nations Fight, Trade, Maneuver, and Manipulate in the Digital Age’

Adam Segal discusses 'The Hacked World Order,' his new book on how governments use the web to wage war and spy on, coerce, and damage each other.

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March 1, 1998

Financial Markets
Transatlantic Economic Relations in the Post-Cold War Era

This book's American and European authors consider four aspects of the transatlantic economic relationship and its future. Specifically, will conflict or cooperation dominate in the coming years? Wil…

February 1, 2016

Global
Stanley Fischer on U.S. Monetary Policy

Stanley Fischer discusses the U.S. economy, recent economic developments, and monetary policy.

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January 20, 2016

Mexico
Are Soda Taxes an Answer in the Fight Against Obesity? A Progress Report From Mexico

In 2014, Mexico, which has a higher rate of adult obesity than the United States, became one of the first countries to implement a nationwide soda tax. Dr. Juan Rivera of the National Institutes of P…

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