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July 18, 2017

Infrastructure
The Beleaguered U.S. Water System

The U.S. water system, among the safest and most reliable in the world, is central to the nation’s economy, but chronic underinvestment, increasing demand, and worsening droughts have revealed weakne…

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May 18, 2018

Drug Policy
Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Speakers examine the growing opioid epidemic in the United States and compare global responses to opioid addiction, discuss the effects on the U.S. economy and labor force, and explore potential medi…

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May 11, 2018

North Korea
Changing Strategic Circumstances in Asia

With the recent Inter-Korean Summit, U.S.-China trade disagreements, and unrest in much of the region, the balance of power in Asia continues to be in a state of flux.

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October 16, 2017

United States
Roberto Azevêdo Discusses Trade Policies of the United States

This is the final session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium. 

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September 13, 2016

United States
The History of the U.S. Presidential Election Process: Lessons Moving Forward

Experts discuss the history and development of the U.S. presidential nominating process, including primaries, caucuses, and conventions, and whether the process should be changed in light of the unpr…

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October 15, 2015

Asia
The U.S. Trade Agenda and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman discusses the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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May 13, 2015

Japan
Who Is Shinzo Abe?

Experts discuss the leadership style, personality, and policies of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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January 26, 2014

Why the U.S. and Russia Won’t Cooperate to Protect the Sochi Games

With the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia scheduled to start in twelve days, U.S. officials and policymakers have repeatedly raised the possibility of a terrorist attack by Chechen militant…

January 29, 2014

South Korea
South Korea, Poland, and Turkey: Three Emerging Market Success Stories Look to Sustain Their Growth

Emerging economies have boomed over the past decade, but many have recently seen their currencies come under pressure. With a potential currency crisis looming, CFR's Steven A. Cook, Marcus Noland of…