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February 10, 2005

United States
America and the World Economy: A Strategy for the Next Decade

Council on Foreign RelationsNew York, N.Y.PETER PETERSON: I have exciting news for you. I want you to turn off your cell phones. You’re also supposed to do something with something called a BlackBer…

August 3, 2005

Monetary Policy
Are US companies to Bretton Woods 2 …

What gold was to Bretton Woods 1?In the post war Bretton Woods system, the dollar was - at least in principle - fully convertible into gold at a fixed rate.   In practice, after a certain point in th…

May 6, 2005

Economics
The Neiman Marcus economy powers on …

Luxury retailers are doing better than retailers that sell to poor folks ... that probably reflects the difference between those who are trying to get by on stagnant wage income in the face of higher…

June 5, 2006

Iraq
The Emerging Shia Crescent Symposium: Understanding the Shia

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast Reception9:00 - 10:15 a.m. Discussion

June 5, 2006

Iraq
The Emerging Shia Crescent Symposium: Understanding the Shia

RICHARD HAASS (president, Council on Foreign Relations):  Well, good morning.  We’re only seven minutes late.   This morning’s event is titled “The Emerging Shia Crescent: Implications for theMiddle…

November 24, 2005

China
Tim Adams of the US Treasury has a sophisticated China policy but …

the tone of this Economist article (particularly in the last few paragraphs) seemed a bit off - though it is far better than the Economist's leader, which somehow fails to assign any responsibili…

October 6, 2006

Iraq
Iraq’s Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy: Session 4: Coping with Rogue States, Failing States, and Proliferators

Watch experts discuss the impact of the Iraq war on coping with rogue states and proliferators.

October 6, 2006

Iraq
Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy: Coping with Rogue States, Failing States, and Proliferators (Session 4)

1:45 to 3:00 p.m. Meeting This program has been made possible by a generous gift from Rita E. Hauser.

October 12, 2006

Energy and Climate Policy
Energy Security

Watch Governor of Iowa Tom Vilsack discuss U.S. energy security.