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January 1, 1999

Cuba
U.S.-Cuban Relations in the 21st Century

Having contained Cuban support for revolution in Latin America and perceiving signs of strong stirrings of a new civil society in Cuba, the United States should take steps to “contribute to rapid, pe…

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…

March 1, 2004

Economics
In Defense of Globalization

An internationally renowned economist, Jagdish Bhagwati takes conventional wisdom—that globalization is the cause of several social ills—and turns it on its head. Properly regulated, globalization, h…

November 21, 2004

Capital Flows
The Times is overselling the impact of the Iraq debt deal

Getting agreement from the Paris Club creditors to write off 80% (in stages) of the $40 billion or so that Iraq owes them is no doubt a good thing -- not the least because it lets the US (and Iraq) p…

December 13, 2005

Capital Flows
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: Fear of Offshoring

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. 7:45 am Breakfast

May 12, 2006

Global
McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: Foreign Aid and Economic Development

The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and the Corporate Program. 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch 12:…

May 12, 2006

Global
Foreign Aid and Developing Economies

Watch experts discuss whether there is a link between aid and economic growth, and what aid strategies, if any, can facilitate economic growth.

May 18, 2005

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Better Communications Efforts Can Significantly Improve America’s Image in the Muslim World, Says New Council Special Report

May 18, 2005— Focus groups in three Muslim countries— Egypt, Indonesia, and Morocco— show better communication could change opinions and reduce widespread anti-Americanism, concludes a Council Specia…

January 6, 2005

Financial Markets
Already Conventional Wisdom?

It seems like Asian central bank support for the Treasury market -- and other fixed income markets -- has become part of the conventional wisdom recently. We know Bill Gross has long worried about t…

May 25, 2006

Iran
Negotiating Iran from the European and Russian Perspectives

To resolve Iran’s impending nuclear crisis, the United States must first negotiate a sea of proposals and maneuverings from other actors.  While these states provide integral support to the U.S., the…