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February 1, 1998

Trade
Promoting U.S. Economic Relations with Africa

In 1997, Washington paid unprecedented attention to Africa and its continental rebirth. Both then-First Lady Hillary Clinton and then-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright toured the continent. Presi…

July 1, 1997

Russia
Russia, Its Neighbors, and an Enlarging NATO

NATO’s decision to enlarge comes at a time of historic opportunity. With this growth, NATO will issue invitations to additional European states, thereby extending and reinforcing the zone of stabilit…

February 10, 2005

United States
America and the World Economy: A Strategy for the Next Decade

Council on Foreign RelationsNew York, N.Y.PETER PETERSON: I have exciting news for you. I want you to turn off your cell phones. You’re also supposed to do something with something called a BlackBer…

November 13, 2004

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Will partial privatization of social security pass the global test?

This post is primarily about the implications of partial privatization of social security on the budget, not about its overall merits. For what it is worth, I personally think good old pay-as-you-go …

October 12, 2006

Energy and Climate Policy
Energy Security

Watch Governor of Iowa Tom Vilsack discuss U.S. energy security.

October 12, 2006

Energy and Climate Policy
Energy Security: Big Deal or Really Big Deal?

7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Meeting

April 18, 2007

United States
Nuclear Power Will Not Play Major Near-Term Role in Countering Climate Change, Concludes New Council Report

Nuclear energy is unlikely to play a major role in the coming decades in countering the harmful effects of climate change or in strengthening energy security, concludes a new Council Special Report a…

February 22, 2008

United States
Russia Update: 2008

JACK F. MATLOCK JR.:  All right.  Welcome to today's Council on Foreign Relations meeting.  Please remember to turn off all your cell phones, BlackBerrys and other wireless devices.  And I would l…

February 22, 2008

United States
Russia Update (Video Highlight)

Watch experts discuss domestic politics in Russia ahead of upcoming presidential elections as well as the future of U.S.-Russia relations.

January 14, 2009

United States
A Conversation with Michael Chertoff

DAVID WESTIN: Good afternoon. I'm David Westin, and I'm privileged to be able to be here with the secretary today. I have a few remarks and I have a script here. I'll make sure I get them all right…