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October 19, 2010

Education
A Conversation with Arne Duncan

Education Secretary Duncan and New York City Schools Chancellor Klein discuss strategies for improving the quality of the U.S. education system in order to make American students more competitive in …

October 19, 2010

Education
A Conversation with Arne Duncan

JOEL KLEIN: Wow, what a terrific turnout. So let me welcome you to today's CFR meeting, advise you to turn off -- not to put on vibrate, but to turn off all -- of your devices so that we don't have …

June 14, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Cryptocurrencies for Change: Why We Need Women on the Blockchain

As blockchain and cryptocurrencies pioneer new frontiers in finance and beyond, we should be worried about the industry's gender disparity.

HydroMiner CEO Nadine Damblon at their cryptocurrency farming operation in Austria. April 25, 2018

March 29, 2018

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The End of Antibiotics?

Antibiotics are facing an existential crisis less than a century after their introduction. Increased bacterial resistance is putting the world at risk of an era in which routine infections are untreatable.

Amy Spoering, Director of Biological Research at the biotech NovoBiotic Pharmaceuticals, holds up a sample of the bacterium Eleftheria terrae, the basis for the promising new antibiotic Teixobactin, at NovoBiotic's labs in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

March 20, 2018

United States
In Memoriam: Peter G. Peterson

CFR’s Chairman Emeritus Peter G. Peterson passed away on March 20 at age 91.

May 26, 2010

Global
International Competitiveness and Education: A Conversation with Arne Duncan

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks about the importance of education to U.S. global competitiveness.

May 26, 2010

Global
International Competitiveness and Education: A Conversation with Arne Duncan

Recent studies have concluded that the United States continues to fall behind other countries in student achievement, particularly in the areas of math and science. Please join Secretary of Education…

December 13, 2017

China
Australia, New Zealand Face China’s Influence

Reports that China has stepped up efforts to gain influence in foreign political systems have sparked concern in Australia, New Zealand, and other states amid signs that the campaign may be shaping d…

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang shake hands before a ceremony in Canberra, Australia.

June 19, 2012

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Aum Shinrikyo

A profile of the Japanese religious cult that carried out the 1995 subway sarin attack.

May 29, 2008

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Egyptian Islamic Jihad

A profile of Egyptian Islamic Jihad, a militant Islamist group that is fully merged with al-Qaeda.