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September 26, 2012

Diplomacy and International Institutions
History Lessons: The Munich Agreement

A new installment of “History Lessons” is now out. This time I examine the signing of the Munich Agreement in the early morning hours of September 30, 1938. (The agreement itself is dated September 2…

November 1, 2012

Climate Change
How Likely Was Hurricane Sandy?

As the public debate over Hurricane Sandy turns in part from the immediate impacts of the storm to its possible links to climate change, a new theme is emerging: Sandy is not just part of a new norma…

How Likely Was Hurricane Sandy?

February 16, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Guest Post: New Figures on Facebook and Twitter in Africa

This is a guest post by Asch Harwood and Melissa Bukuru. Asch is the CFR Africa program research associate. Follow him on Twitter at @aschlfod. Melissa is the CFR Africa program intern. Like mobile …

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August 11, 2011

Fossil Fuels
A Must Read Report on Shale Gas

The Natural Gas Subcommittee of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board has published its 90-day interim report (PDF) on “Improving the Safety and Environmental Performance of Hydraulic Fracturing”. I…

April 21, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012: Hello Gary Johnson, GOP Presidential Candidate

A worker sits on a pile of presidential campaign T-shirts for former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson at the Conservative Political Action conference in Washington on February 10, 2011. (Kevin Lamarq…

A worker sits on a pile of presidential campaign T-shirts for former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson at the Conservative Political Action conference in Washington February 10, 2011. (Kevin Lamarque/courtesy Reuters)

September 7, 2010

India
As India “Looks East,” a Little Problem of Economics

Thanks to its fabulous editor, Sanjaya Baru, I’ve begun writing a regular column, “DC Diary,” for India’s leading financial daily, the Business Standard.  An inaugural piece on Monday offered India…

As India “Looks East,” a Little Problem of Economics

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…

January 31, 2011

Global
Policy Challenges in a Globalized Era

(Mr. Barbano's remarks are provided through interpreter.) SUSAN DENTZER: Good morning. I'm Susan Dentzer from Health Affairs. I have the honor to be moderating our next panel -- our first panel,…

January 31, 2011

Global
Food and Drugs: Can Safety Be Ensured in a Time of Increased Globalization?

Session OneThe Scale of the Challenge: Overview and Case StudiesWelcoming Remarks: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign RelationsOpening Remarks: Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food …

September 6, 2005

Capital Flows
Is Iraq an economic success? (What is Patrick Clawson thinking?)

I think it is fair to say that I see the world - and Iraq's economy -- very differently than Patrick Clawson.  Clawson argues in the New Republic that Iraq currently is financing most of its own …