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December 4, 2014

Noncommunicable Diseases
The Emerging Global Health Crisis

Rates of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries are increasing faster, in younger people, and with worse outcomes than in wealt…

November 14, 2014

Noncommunicable Diseases
The Emerging Crisis: Noncommunicable Diseases

Overview The gravest health threats facing low- and middle-income countries are not the plagues, parasites, and blights that dominate the news cycle and international relief efforts. They are …

July 14, 2011

Brazil
Media Conference Call: CFR Independent Task Force Report on Brazil

Listen to CFR Senior Fellow and Task Force Director Julia E. Sweig, and Task Force member Donna J. Hrinak, former ambassador to Brazil, discuss the findings and recommendations of the CFR Task Forc…

October 28, 2013

United States
A Conversation with Ted Koppel

Ted Koppel reflects on his career and the changing nature of journalism and social media.

October 28, 2013

United States
HBO History Makers Series with Ted Koppel

Ted Koppel reflects on his career and the changing nature of journalism and social media.

June 7, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: Targeted Killings, Syria, and Military Contractors

Lance M. Bacon, “Soldiers Go Global,” Army Times, June 10, 2013. While the Army’s primary mission remains its ability to fight and win the nation’s wars, this new model places greater emphasis on th…

You Might Have Missed: Targeted Killings, Syria, and Military Contractors

April 19, 2013

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: Spending on Overseas Bases, Drones over Boston, and Benghazi

Donna Cassata, “Report: US Footing Greater Bill for Overseas Bases,” Associated Press, April 17, 2013. The United States is footing more of the bill for overseas bases in Germany, Japan and South Ko…

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March 20, 2013

United States
Conservation and Sustainability: The Role of the Private Sector

THEODORE ROOSEVELT IV: Good afternoon. We're going to begin the sixth panel. Now, I must compliment you all on being so good sitting through these long, long panels. This is the sixth one. I'm Ted …

April 7, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: WMDs, Libya, and Drone Strikes in Yemen

Peter Cynkar, “Opinion Briefing: Mexico’s Drug War,” Gallup, April 4, 2012. Mexicans personally feel less safe in their own neighborhoods in 2011 than they did at the onset of the drug war. Whi…

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April 13, 2012

Defense and Security
Friday File: How Will Obama Respond to the North Korea Missile Test?

Above the Fold. Despite warnings from President Obama that there would be “consequences,” North Korea went ahead and launched a ballistic missile to honor the 100th birthday of the country’s founder,…

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