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June 15, 2006

Political History and Theory
HBO History Makers Series: James A. Baker III

EVAN THOMAS:  Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations evening with James A. Baker.  I’d like to thank, to start out, Richard Plepler and Home Box Office for making this evening possible.  We’re g…

November 2, 2006

Financial Markets
A Conversation with Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

Watch Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Italian minister of economy and finance, discuss the European Central Bank, global imbalances, and the regulation of financial markets as part of the Council's C. Peter …

November 2, 2006

Financial Markets
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. 7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 8:0…

April 23, 2007

Elections and Voting
Kupchan: Sarkozy ‘In Pretty Good Shape’ to Win French Election

Charles A. Kupchan, CFR’s top Europe expert, says Nicolas Sarkozy “is in pretty good shape” for the presidential runoff and it remains to be seen if Royal can cut substantially into the centrist vote…

May 7, 2007

France
Schmemann: French Voters Have Given Sarkozy ‘Mandate for Change’

Serge Schmemann of the International Herald Tribune says Nicolas Sarkozy’s triumph in the French presidential elections represents “a mandate for change.”

April 17, 2007

France
Kupchan: French Presidential Election Wide Open

Charles A. Kupchan, CFR’s top Europe expert, says the French presidential election kicking off this Sunday is “one of the most open in modern French history. It’s anybody’s to win.”

October 10, 2008

France
The Financial Crisis: A European Perspective

As the financial crisis spreads across the Atlantic, Europe’s four largest economies are working to formulate a coordinated response. At the end of what promises to be a significant week for Europe, …

February 4, 2009

United States
The Best Laid Plans: The Origins of American Multilateralism and the Dawn of the Cold War

Watch as Stewart Patrick, CFR Senior Fellow and Director, Program on International Institutions and Global Governance, speaks about his new book The Best Laid Plans: The Origins of American Multilate…