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May 1, 1997

Drug Policy
Rethinking International Drug Control

Despite the growing severity of the drug abuse problem in the United States and evidence that supply-control programs are ineffective, the supply-side approach to drug control has endured. This task …

October 4, 2000

Humanitarian Intervention
Humanitarian Intervention

Overview Americans have spent much time in the last ten years arguing whether to intervene in places like Kosovo, Rwanda, and East Timor—and there will almost certainly be no policy consensus in f…

Humanitarian Intervention cover

December 22, 2003

Libya
Libyan Expert: Qaddafi, Desperate to End Libya’s Isolation, Sends a ’Gift’ to President Bush

Lisa Anderson, a leading specialist on Libya, says that the surprise announcement on December 19 that Libya would renounce its weapons of mass destruction (WMD) program was “a deliberate gift,&…

January 7, 2003

Global
Humanitarian Intervention: New Council Study Highlights Unavoidable Dilemmas

September 25, 2000, New York City – Americans have spent much time in the last 10 years arguing whether or not to intervene in places like Kosovo, Rwanda, and East Timor—and there will almost certain…

June 7, 2006

Emerging Markets
The IMF hasn’t lost clout because private capital flows have ballooned.

It has lost clout because emerging economies reserves have ballooned.  Plus, the countries that count that matter now – whether big deficit countries like the US or big surplus countries like Chin…

February 28, 2008

Asia
Can America Handle the Rise of Asia?

February 28, 2008 ------------------------- MR. MAHUBABANI: (In progress) -- Western minds -- (inaudible). Because I think one of the key goals of this book, which is actually going to be very dif…

April 8, 2008

Iraq
Education for Children of Conflict Roundtable Series: Iraq, Education, and Children of Conflict

Due to war and sectarian violence, many Iraqis have fled their homes and are now living as refugees in neighboring countries or as internally displaced persons in Iraq. Children make up about half of…

April 8, 2008

Iraq
Iraq, Education, and Children of Conflict

Watch experts discuss issues surrounding the education of children of conflict, specifically with regard to the current situation in Iraq.

February 28, 2008

Asia
Can America Handle the Rise of Asia?

Watch Kishore Mahbubani, dean and professor at the National University of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, discuss the potentially positive impact of Asia's economic growth on the gr…