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August 16, 2011

Politics and Government
2011: The Year that Mexico Opens its Economy?

Mexico's stock exchange employees work at their desks in Mexico City (Henry Romero/Courtesy Reuters). It is becoming increasingly possible that 2011 will be the year that Mexico truly began open…

Mexico’s stock exchange employees work at their desks in Mexico City (Henry Romero/Courtesy Reuters).

June 15, 2011

United States
Immigration as an Economic Engine

Edward Alden, Alejandro Mayorkas, and Vivek Wadhwa address the benefits of immigration reform for the economic future of the United States. The session focuses on the many important contributions imm…

June 15, 2011

United States
The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy: Next Steps

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) will hold a half-day, multisession symposium in Washington, DC, on U.S. immigration policy. The symposium will include a keynote ad…

June 7, 2011

Development
World Economic Update

This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. Related readings: The IMF Needs to Find Its Voice Again by Sebastian Mallaby What the U.S. Debt Problem Means…

June 7, 2011

Development
World Economic Update

CFR's Matthew J. Slaughter and American Enterprise Institute's Vincent R. Reinhart discuss the factors contributing to slow job growth and financial recovery for the United States, as well as global …

April 19, 2011

Climate Change
An Impressive New Book on Climate Change

There are few books on climate change that are worth reading. That’s all the more reason that I’ve been waiting for David Victor’s new book, Global Warming Gridlock: Creating More Effective Strategie…

December 8, 2010

China
China’s Parallel Universe

A soldier stands his post in Tiananmen Square. (Jason Lee/Courtesy Reuters) Bit by bit we are learning how China manages reality when reality doesn’t conform to Chinese interests: it constructs its …

Soldier Standing Post in Front of Tiananmen

April 9, 2009

Development
Perspectives on the Fifth Summit of the Americas: Cooperation on Development, Energy, and the Environment

The Fifth Summit of the Americas will take place from April 17 to 19, 2009 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The theme of the Summit is “Securing Our Citizens’ Future by Promoting Human Prosperi…

April 9, 2009

Development
Perspectives on the Fifth Summit of the Americas: Cooperation on Development, Energy, and the Environment

Watch experts separate reality from rhetoric and discuss the goals of the upcoming Fifth Summit of the Americas, which is themed "Securing Our Citizens' Future by Promoting Human Prosperity, Energy S…

January 22, 2009

Russia
Russian-American Relations Symposium: Session Three: The Future of Russian-American Relations

Watch experts discuss the future of Russian-American relations and how the Obama administration could handle issues such as Iranian nuclear ambitions, NATO membership expansion, and the U.S. missile …