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April 3, 2015

Trade
The U.S. Trade Deficit: Is It a Problem, or Not?

The United States has run a trade deficit with the rest of the world every year for the past 40 years. With the U.S. debate heating up over the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), we will be hea…

September 12, 2011

Noncommunicable Diseases
Prioritizing Non-Communicable Diseases

Derek Yach, director of global health policy at PepsiCo, discusses the role of government and business in lowering mortality rates from non-communicable diseases (NCDs). "We now have overwhelming evi…

April 29, 2013

Europe and Eurasia
Eric Rauchway Battles "The Battle of Bretton Woods"

Benn’s new book The Battle of Bretton Woods has been called “the gold standard on its topic” by the New York Times, “a triumph of economic and diplomatic history” by the Financial Times, and “a su…

Eric Rauchway Battles "The Battle of Bretton Woods"

June 25, 2009

Political History and Theory
America Between the Wars

Teaching Notes on America Between the Wars by CFR Senior Fellow James M. Goldgeier and co-author Derek H. Chollet.

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April 19, 2012

Myanmar
U.S. Policy Options Toward Myanmar

Joshua Kurlantzick and Lex Rieffel assess the challenges and opportunities of modifying U.S. political and economic policy toward Myanmar.

July 25, 2011

Global
The Challenge of Non-Communicable Diseases

Experts discuss the importance of prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, as well as the need for the United States and the United Nations to play a larger role.

January 31, 2011

Global
Food and Drug Safety: Policy Challenges in a Globalized Era

Experts review case studies that frame the complexities of the food and drug supply chains and the policies which need to be addressed in order to protect consumers from fraud and food outbreaks. Th…

February 22, 2006

Financial Markets
The Securities and Exchange Commission in a Globalizing Market: A Conversation with the Past Four Chairmen

Watch Arthur Levitt, Harvey Pitt, and William Donaldson, discuss ongoing moves toward greater global convergence on market regulatory standards, largely agreeing they are key to the success of U.S. f…

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…