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November 8, 2018

Monetary Policy
The Role of the U.S. Federal Reserve

The role of the Federal Reserve has transformed in the past decade, as it has deployed trillions of dollars to boost the U.S. economy while expanding its regulatory oversight of the nation’s financia…

Federal Reserve

July 9, 2018

Asia
Beyond “Mateship”: Tough Choices in Australian Foreign Policy

By James Curran In recent weeks, the Australian government has invested significant commemorative capital to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the Battle of Hamel on the Western Front in World…

Dunford_Mateship_Australia_6.27.2018

May 14, 2018

Energy and Environment
Taming the Sun

Teaching Notes for Taming the Sun, written by CFR Fellow Varun Sivaram

Taming the Sun Teaching Notes

October 9, 2014

Energy and Environment
The Age of Extinction: Can Anything Be Done to Save Our Planet’s Biodiversity?

In a world of crises from Ebola to Syria, it’s easy to overlook slow-motion calamities. Both the U.S. government and the mainstream media are vulnerable to this myopia, the former in thrall to the ty…

An endangered poison frog (Oophaga histrionica) is pictured at the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellín, Colombia, in January 2013.

May 22, 2009

Afghanistan
Nourishing Afghanistan’s Agricultural Sector

International actors are redoubling efforts to restore Afghanistan’s agriculture sector and weaken the massive opium trade that helps fund the Taliban. But competing strategies and corruption could s…

November 14, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
The Emperor Has Too Many Clothes: Adjusting America’s Military Spending to Reality

Congressman Barney Frank discusses the Obama administration's strategy and current level of spending on national defense. This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough series on International Econ…

November 14, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
The Emperor Has Too Many Clothes: Adjusting America's Military Spending to Reality

Congressman Barney Frank discusses the Obama administration's strategy and current level of spending on national defense.

September 7, 2011

Cybersecurity
Cyber Governance and Instability

Paul Twomey, chief executive officer of Argo Pacific, discusses the challenges posed by the present state of global cyber instability for governance at both the corporate and international levels. T…

September 7, 2011

Cybersecurity
Cyber Governance and Instability

Please join Paul Twomey, former president and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), for a conversation on the challenges posed by the present state of global cyb…

November 11, 2008

Financial Markets
Give me yield, give me leverage, give me return

“Give me yield, give me leverage, give me return” perfectly sums up how Wall Street bought itself close to financial ruin. JP Morgan’s William Winters didn’t just create help to create CDOs. H…

Give me yield, give me leverage, give me return