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February 22, 2006

Financial Markets
The Securities and Exchange Commission in a Globalizing Market: A Conversation with the Past Four Chairmen

Watch Arthur Levitt, Harvey Pitt, and William Donaldson, discuss ongoing moves toward greater global convergence on market regulatory standards, largely agreeing they are key to the success of U.S. f…

May 8, 2012

Guest Post: West African Religion in the United States

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…

Photo of Victory Temple courtesy Jim Sanders, Alexandria, Virginia, May 8, 2012.

November 30, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
Is there a Seat at the Table for the Food & Beverage Industry in the Global Fight against Obesity?

THOMAS BOLLYKY: Good afternoon, I am Tom Bollyky, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics and Development. This event is entitled, "Is There a Seat at the Table for the Food and Beverage Industry …

March 20, 2013

United States
A Conversation with Richard L. Engel

JAMIE MCINTYRE: Ladies and gentlemen, if I could have your attention we're about to start. Hi. I'm Jamie McIntyre. And I'm going to be your interlocutor today, I guess is the term, in the discussion…

April 6, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: Conflict Prevention, Cyber War, and Conspiracy Theories

Claudette Roulo, "Dempsey Arrives in Afghanistan to Assess Progress," American Forces Press Service, April 6, 2013. “Any conflict in history, when it is resolved, is resolved through some form of re…

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July 29, 2013

Is France Heading South?

If France moves in the direction of its Southern European neighbors, the consequences for the entire European Union could be calamitous, says expert Dominique Moïsi.

November 10, 2013

Defense and Security
Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps!

The Marine Corps turns 238 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have been …

U.S. Marine Corps Major General Michael Dana uses a saber to slice a cake for the Marines' 237th birthday (Chip East/Courtesy Reuters).

December 21, 2009

Forests and Land Management
Deforestation and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

Loss of forests is a major contributor to greenhouse-gas emissions. Plans to devise a policy tool for using trees for carbon dioxide sequestration are now under way.

December 12, 2014

Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas on Economic Growth and Entrepreneurship

Taavi Rõivas, prime minister of Estonia, joins Blair Effron, founding partner at Centerview Partners and member of the board of directors at the Council on Foreign Relations, to discuss Estonia’s eco…

December 12, 2014

Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas on Economic Growth and Entrepreneurship

Taavi Rõivas, prime minister of Estonia, joins CFR Board Member Blair Effron to discuss Estonia’s economic growth, regional security, and information technology sector.

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