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September 25, 2017

Trade
International Trade Policy: A Conversation With Representative Sander Levin

Representative Sander Levin discusses the future of U.S. international trade policy.  

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September 24, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria: Anglican Archbishop Joins Ranks of the Kidnapped in Nigeria

Kidnapping of prominent persons for ransom is so common in southern Nigeria that according to the Economist, the press largely ignores it unless the victim is especially prominent. Last year, the mot…

Africa - Phillipino Hostages (MEND)

January 4, 2007

United States
The 110th Congress: Dems and Trade

The Democrats now leading both houses of Congress will exercise strong influence on U.S. trade matters. Experts expect a slowdown in action on trade deals and a tough battle for renewal of the presid…

November 3, 2006

Elections and Voting
Congress, Foreign Policy, and the Democratic Party

Polls continue to show Democrats regaining control of at least one house of Congress in the November 7 elections. If this happens, they could exercise greater oversight of executive bodies and trade …

October 15, 2004

Trade
Council Joins Leading Canadians and Mexicans to Launch Independent Task Force on the Future of North America

Contact: Lisa Shields, Vice President, Communications 212-434-9888 or communications@cfr.org October 15, 2004—The Council has launched an independent task force on the future of North America to…

December 6, 2010

Defense and Security
New Media, New Standards

Clark Hoyt and Mark Whitaker discuss the changing nature of journalistic responsibility in an era of new media, including the shifting parameters for sourcing and reporting, and the subsequent implic…

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December 6, 2010

Defense and Security
New Media, New Standards

Please join Clark Hoyt and Mark Whitaker to discuss the changing nature of journalistic responsibility in an era of new media, including the shifting parameters for sourcing and reporting, and the re…

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May 26, 2010

Global
International Competitiveness and Education: A Conversation with Arne Duncan

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks about the importance of education to U.S. global competitiveness.

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May 26, 2010

Global
International Competitiveness and Education: A Conversation with Arne Duncan

Recent studies have concluded that the United States continues to fall behind other countries in student achievement, particularly in the areas of math and science. Please join Secretary of Education…

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December 3, 2009

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

Watch Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) talk about the future of trade agreements with the Middle East and how greater economic engagement can lead to strategic, political, and security benefits.

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