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March 2, 2008

Financial Markets
Worth less, not worthless

I am glad Mr. Buffet clarified that. Project out last weeks trends for very long and there might be a bit of doubt. Mr. Soros wasn’t as kind. ""The dollar is a terribly flawed currency"Nor, for th…

November 12, 2008

Energy and Climate Policy
Bernard L. Schwartz Lecture on Business and Foreign Policy featuring David J. O'Reilly

New York Ciy, New York RICHARD N. HAASS:  Good afternoon.  Good afternoon.  Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations.  My name's Richard Haass and I'm lucky enough to be the president of this or…

November 12, 2008

Energy and Climate Policy
A Conversation With David J. O'Reilly

Watch David J. O'Reilly, chairman and chief executive officer, Chevron Corporation, make remarks about U.S. energy security and energy's role in the economy.

November 12, 2008

Energy and Climate Policy
Bernard L. Schwartz Lecture on Business and Foreign Policy

New York Ciy, New York RICHARD N. HAASS:  Good afternoon.  Good afternoon.  Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations.  My name's Richard Haass and I'm lucky enough to be the president of this or…

September 23, 2008

Financial Markets
Sharing upside and downside risk ...

Sovereign wealth funds have invested about $35b in US financial institutions. Adding in Qatar’s investment in Barclays and Singapore’s investment (through the GIC) in UBS brings the total up sover…

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…

October 30, 2009

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Honduran Politics and the Chavez Factor

Christopher Sabatini, a Latin America expert, says the apparent resolution of the Honduran political crisis--triggered in part by concerns over Hugo Chavez’s influence--marks a triumph for Obama admi…

April 21, 2010

Gender
Understanding and Expanding Distribution Networks

ISOBEL COLEMAN: This is our third and final panel, and the focus now is on distribution. How do we -- we've heard about the opportunities and the challenges in the first session, we've heard from th…

January 7, 2003

Cuba
CFR Cuba Task Force Urges Significant Changes in U.S. Policy

November 29, 2000, Washington, D.C.– In a significant departure from legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by the president last month, a high-level task force of conservatives and liber…

April 22, 2010

Gender
Leveraging New Technology for Women's Economic Empowerment: Understanding and Expanding Distribution Networks

Watch experts give examples of bringing technologies to developing countries and how distribution of these products works. This session was part of The ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Se…