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March 16, 2006

China
The Civilian High-technology Economy: Where is it heading?

Statement of Adam Segal, Maurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow in China Studies, Council on Foreign Relations before the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission, Chinese Military Modernizatio…

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 …

June 29, 2006

Homeland Security
Statement Before The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats, and Capabilities

Chairman Saxton, Congressman Meehan, members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting me here today to discuss the future of the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and the war on terror, alon…

March 6, 2008

Financial Markets
1.54, 105, 1.45 — deleveraging continues …

It just seems like yesterday when the euro broke $1.50 and oil broke $100. Now the euro trades closer to $1.54 than $1.50 and oil trades closer to $105. Macroman doesn’t watch his Bloomberg screen…

October 19, 2009

China
China 2025: Panel Three: China’s Security Future

RANDALL SCHRIVER:  .  I have the honor of chairing the panel that addresses security issues.  And we have an excellent panel here to help us do that.  I might say, as a chapeau to this, one thing t…

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October 19, 2009

China
China 2025: Panel III: China's Security Future

Watch experts highlight challenges facing China's security future. This session was part of a CFR symposium, China 2025, which was cosponsored with the Project 2049 Institute.

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March 22, 2010

China
Final Stop: Beijing

Another type of advanced technology I spent the last six days of my two-week trip to Asia in Beijing.  Much of the time was spent discussing the high profile technology issues that are currently def…

Final Stop: Beijing

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 …

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August 30, 2010

China
In China, Where You Sit is Where You Stand

Over at The New Yorker, Evan Osnos has posted a fun piece on his “Letter from China” blog.  He nicely captures the ambivalence so many in China seem to feel these days about becoming the world’s se…

In China, Where You Sit is Where You Stand

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