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June 24, 2011

China
Why Can’t Brazil Grow as Fast as China?

A resident rides a tricycle past the head of a bullet train outside an exhibition for the Seventh World Congress on High Speed Rail in Beijing (Jason Lee/Courtesy Reuters). China’s recurring 10 perc…

Why Can’t Brazil Grow as Fast as China?

November 19, 2012

Europe
European Foreign Policy and the Euro Crisis

The eurozone crisis has consequences far beyond the continent’s economic performance, such as the EU’s ability to forge coherent defense and foreign policy.

July 11, 2016

Gender
Closing the Gender Gap in Development Financing

A substantial body of evidence confirms that investment in women and girls yields high returns for poverty eradication, economic growth, and sustainable development. However, international and nation…

March 16, 2016

Global
‘The Hacked World Order-How Nations Fight, Trade, Maneuver, and Manipulate in the Digital Age’

Adam Segal discusses 'The Hacked World Order,' his new book on how governments use the web to wage war and spy on, coerce, and damage each other.

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February 18, 2016

Cybersecurity
Reactions to the Apple-FBI Clash in the San Bernardino Case

Much has been written in the past forty-eight hours on Apple’s refusal to comply with a federal order to assist the FBI access the encrypted contents on a iPhone 5C owned by Syed Rizwan Farook, one o…

Apple CFR Cyber Net Politics Back Doors Encryption

October 24, 2012

Brazil
Brazil’s New Protectionist Mood

While a new round of U.S. quantitative easing will have a negative impact on emerging markets like Brazil, the country should not blame U.S. monetary policy for the structural flaws in its economy, s…

April 18, 2012

International Organizations
Does Kim Signal World Bank Changes?

Four global experts assess Dr. Jim Yong Kim’s appointment as World Bank president and whether the institution needs governance reform.

September 28, 2009

Germany
’Dramatic Shift’ in German Politics Toward the Right

The right-of-center Free Democrats are big winners in Germany’s elections and, in coalition with Christian Democrats, will likely support pro-U.S. policies on Afghanistan and Iran, says expert Willia…

September 27, 2010

United Kingdom
Russell C. Leffingwell Lecture: The Diplomacy of Climate Change

United Kingdom's foreign secretary, William Hague, discusses the urgency of an international climate deal in which all countries accept responsibility for climate change, enforce a more robust framew…

September 27, 2010

United Kingdom
Russell C. Leffingwell Lecture: The Diplomacy of Climate Change

CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN: Good morning, everyone. In the interest of keeping to the council's usual discipline, we will start now in order to get everybody out by 9:00. I'd like to remind everybody an…