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December 5, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
Mobile Technology and Entrepreneurship in the Middle East: A Conversation with Christopher M. Schroeder

This meeting of the Roundtable Series on Digital Policy discusses the importance of communications policy in creating robust infrastructure for entrepreneurship in the Middle East.

October 10, 2018

United States
Global Views of the United States

Panelists discuss global public opinion of the United States and the direction of U.S. economic and foreign policies under President Donald J. Trump's administration.

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May 22, 2017

Economics
How to Be an Open Economy

MILAN – The word “openness” has two related but distinct connotations. It can mean that something is unrestricted, accessible, and possibly vulnerable; or it can mean that something, such as a person…

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September 11, 2013

Wars and Conflict
Is a Start-Up Spring Coming to the Middle East?

The Middle East is seldom associated with the start-up world. When thinking of the region, few imagine entrepreneurs working away, hustling to secure funding and find customers for their fledgling bu…

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September 13, 2017

Germany
The German Federal Election: Will Angela Merkel Stand Her Ground?

Experts analyze the September 24 German federal election, Angela Merkel's fight to win a fourth term as chancellor, and the implications for Germany's relations with the European Union and the United…

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Membership Roster

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) membership list of over 5,000 of some of the most prominent leaders in the foreign policy arena, including top government officials, renowned scholars, business executives, acclaimed journalists, prominent lawyers, and distinguished nonprofit professionals. The membership is divided almost equally among those living in New York, Washington, DC, and across the country and abroad.

April 21, 2016

Global
A Discussion on the Future of Entrepreneurship Around the World

Experts discuss the challenges and potential of entrepreneurship around the world.

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November 20, 2015

Germany
Power Profile: Angela Merkel

Experts discuss the leadership style, personality, and policies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she navigates an escalating migration crisis and uncertainty in the eurozone.

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October 29, 2015

Asia
The Economics of Asia

Experts discuss the economics of Asia in the context of the U.S.-Japan relationship.

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January 8, 2007

Trade
Drozdiak: Merkel’s Visit Points Up ’Big Improvement’ in United States-German Relations

William Drozdiak, president of the independent American Council on Germany, says the White House meeting last week between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Bush indicates “they seem to h…