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January 30, 2007

Financial Markets
Hey big spender (or why conservation is perhaps a bit more than just a personal virtue) ….

In the past, I have noted that oil exporters saved rather than spent the windfall from the surge in oil prices.    The IMF calculated that the average oil producer in the Middle East “spent” 30% and …

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October 15, 2007

United States
The Legacy of Sputnik

Watch Matthew Brzezinski, an author and former Wall Street Journal Moscow correspondent, and Roger D. Lanius, a space historian at the Smithsonian Institute, discuss the legacy of Sputnik fifty years…

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October 15, 2007

Technology and Innovation
The Legacy of Sputnik

The panelists will discuss the October 4, 1957 launching of the Soviet satellite, Sputnik, its impact on the Cold War, and its role in propelling the Information Age.

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April 21, 2009

Afghanistan
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium: Panel I: The Current State of Play

Watch experts describe the current state of play in Afghanistan and Pakistan and how developments on the ground are affecting decision makers in the United States. This discussion was part of the Co…

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January 20, 2010

Global
Open Labs, Open Minds: Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation and Access to Medicines in the Developing World

Watch GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty discuss steps GSK is taking to address neglected tropical diseases and to ensure access to vaccines in the developing world. This session was part of the Corpo…

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January 20, 2010

Global
Open Labs, Open Minds: Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation and Access to Medicines in the Developing World

VIJAY VAITHEESWARAN: Ladies and gentlemen, if we can please take our seats. Thank you very much. My name is Vijay Vaitheeswaran, of The Economist. It's my great pleasure this morning to welcome you…

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January 20, 2010

Global
Open Minds, Open Labs: Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation and Access to Medicines in the Developing World

This meeting is part of the CEO speaker series. This series provides a forum for leading global CEOs to share their priorities and insights before a high-level audience of CFR members. The series aim…

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June 14, 2010

South Korea
North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program Must Be Stopped, Says CFR Task Force

As tensions on the Korean peninsula rise after an international investigation found that North Korea was responsible for the sinking of a South Korean warship, a Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) In…

June 14, 2011

Congresses and Parliaments
HBO History Makers Series with Chuck Hagel

The Home Box Office History Makers Series focuses particular attention on the contributions made by a prominent individual at a critical juncture in international relations. Recent speakers in the se…

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June 14, 2011

Congresses and Parliaments
HBO History Makers with Chuck Hagel

Senator Chuck Hagel discusses his experiences in the army and the U.S. Senate, and gives his opinion about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. This meeting is part of the HBO History Makers series.

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