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March 29, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Rand Falls as Finance Minister Gordhan is Ordered Home

On March 27, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas were on an investor road show to the United Kingdom and the United States when they were abruptly ordered to ret…

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June 13, 2009

Defense and Security
On Nuclear Terrorism

Teaching Notes for On Nuclear Terrorism by CFR Senior Fellow Michael A. Levi.

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March 6, 2012

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
From the Archives: Ashton Carter on Defense Strategy for the 21st Century

In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.

May 3, 2011

Americas
Sovereign Debt Restructuring in Europe: Lessons from Latin America

Experts discuss the current state of European sovereign debt restructuring, as well as the economic lessons Latin America has to offer. This event was part of the McKinsey Executive Roundtable ser…

March 2, 2011

Monetary Policy
A Conversation with Thomas M. Hoenig

Thomas M. Hoenig, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, discusses the risks in a real market economy and the need to develop a long-term, post-recovery mon…

January 21, 2011

United States
A Conversation with Lael Brainard

Lael Brainard, undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury, outlines the discussion between President Obama and President Hu Jintao, as well as the effect of the finan…

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…

May 7, 2010

Greece
Buiter: Sovereign Debt Problems to Continue

Citigroup's Chief Economist Willem Buiter discusses the future of sovereign debt in the wake of the crisis in Greece. This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough Series on International Economic…

December 15, 2009

Afghanistan
U.S. Policy in Afghanistan: A Conversation with Richard C. Holbrooke

Watch Richard C. Holbrooke, special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, outline U.S. policy toward Afghanistan following President Barack Obama's address at the United States Military Academ…

November 18, 2009

Global
Organized Crime and Transnational Threats

Watch experts discuss organized crime including the circumstances under which criminal activities constitute a threat to national security. This session was part of the CFR symposium, Organized Crim…