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September 13, 2011

Global
World Economic Update

Experts discuss the state of the U.S. and world economies and the need for tighter U.S. fiscal policy. This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

June 14, 2011

Regional Organizations
The SCO at 10: Growing, but Not into a Giant

Toys depicting troops of different nations are seen on a plan for the "Peace Mission 2010" exercises at the Matybulak military range in southern Kazakhstan (Shamil Zhumatov/ Courtesy Reuters). The I…

The SCO at 10: Growing, but Not into a Giant

September 13, 2011

Global
World Economic Update

This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. Related readings: Four Ways Congress Can Upgrade Our Credit Rating by Peter R. Orszag U.S Solvency Rests with 1…

August 12, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Friday File: The GOP Debate Meets Budget Math

Winthrop, Iowa. (Jessica Rinaldi/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. Foreign policy took a back seat to Obama bashing and internal GOP sniping in last night’s Republican presidential debate. Rick Sant…

A farm in the town of Winthrop, Iowa. (Jessica Rinaldi/courtesy Reuters)

August 23, 2011

Defense and Security
Is Qaddafi’s Exit Obama’s Vindication?

Libyans celebrate in Benghazi on August 23, 2011 after rebel fighters entered Tripoli. The poster features images of U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Fren…

Libyans celebrate near the court house in Benghazi August 23, 2011 after rebel fighters entered Tripoli. The poster below displays images of U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice, British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and U.S. President Barack Obama (L-R). REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS)

May 1, 2012

Mexico
U.S.-Mexico Economic Ties

Experts discuss the current state of U.S.-Mexico trade relations and how to strengthen the bilateral economic relationship. This session was part of a CFR symposium, U.S.-Mexico Relations Beyond the…

May 1, 2012

Mexico
Session Two: U.S.-Mexico Economic Ties

MATTHEW BISHOP: I'm Matthew Bishop. I am the American business editor for The Economist magazine. And great to be here this morning for this second session of the summit on U.S.- Mexico relations, w…

October 24, 2011

Defense and Security
Are Republicans Turning Isolationist?

Military personnel hold an American flag during the national anthem at the San Diego Chargers' season opening. (Mike Blake/courtesy Reuters) Sam Tanenhaus argued in yesterday’s New York Times t…

U.S. military personnel hold a huge American flag holding it over the football field during the national anthem prior to the San Diego Chargers season opening NFL football game in San Diego, California September 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Blake

March 9, 2012

Defense and Security
Friday File: The Politics of Iran War Fever

Above the Fold. President Obama used his speech to the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee last Sunday and his White House press conference to take his critics to task f…

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February 24, 2012

Defense and Security
Friday File: Quran Burning and the End of the Afghan War

Above the Fold. The protests that have erupted across Afghanistan this week in the wake of the news that coalition forces burned several Qurans have laid bare the gulf that continues to exist, and ma…

Demonstrators protest a Koran-burning incident in Afghanistan outside the U.S. embassy in Kuala Lumpur on February 24, 2012. (Bazuki Muhammad/courtesy Reuters)