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November 9, 2015

United States
U.S. Education and National Competitiveness

Experts assess the changes and controversies surrounding education reform in the United States.

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February 6, 2015

Political Transitions
You Might Have Missed: Recent Academic Journal Findings

Simon Frankel Pratt, “Crossing off names: the logic of military assassination,” Small Wars & Insurgencies 26(1), 2015, pp. 3-23. Those governments or commentators who publically advocate the use of …

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October 6, 2008

Global
CFR Kicks Off Group Blog on Pressing International Issues

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has launched the "CFR Forum" (http://blogs.cfr.org/forum), a new group blog, featuring a series of expert discussions moderated by CFR fellows. The forum will a…

January 7, 2003

United States
Independent Task Force Issues Open Letter to President on Eve of His Trip to India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

March 17, 2000 - An Independent Task Force, while welcoming the first presidential visit to India in 22 years, to Pakistan in 30 years, and the first ever to Bangladesh, states that "South Asia is a …

April 26, 2013

United States
Sea Power in the Pacific, Drones in Lebanon, and America’s “Dirty Wars”

David C. Gompert, “Sea Power and American Interests in the Western Pacific,” Rand Corportation, to be published June 3, 2013,  pp. 160-162. If we are indeed in for a change in the basic premise of s…

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January 31, 2006

United States
Two Deficits, Fed Turnover

Two decades ago, the United States was the world’s largest creditor; now it’s the world’s largest debtor. As Ben Bernanke assumes the post of Federal Reserve chairman, succeeding Alan Greenspan, opin…

February 17, 2005

Trade
TRADE: The FTAA Meeting

This publication is now archived. What is on the agenda at the FTAA meeting in Miami?When trade ministers from the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) meet November 20-21, developing coun…

September 13, 2011

Global
World Economic Update

This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. Related readings: Four Ways Congress Can Upgrade Our Credit Rating by Peter R. Orszag U.S Solvency Rests with 1…

September 13, 2011

Global
World Economic Update

Experts discuss the state of the U.S. and world economies and the need for tighter U.S. fiscal policy. This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

January 10, 2011

United States
What Sort of Fed Do We Want?

Experts discuss if the authority of the federal reserve system will change under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and grade the system as it changed from Chairman Gre…