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August 16, 2005

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Well, the 2005 fiscal deficit looks good …

I'll leave it to others (Brookings, Goldman, CBPP, DeLong with some help from Concord Coalition) to transform the CBO forecast into realistic projections.  Manipulating the CBO long-term budget f…

February 15, 2007

United States
If US investors start buying foreign securities like they buy foreign cars, watch out

There is no way to put a positive gloss on the December TIC report.  Total inflows -- counting short and long-term flows -- were negative.   The foreign securities bought by US private investors abro…

June 12, 2008

Maternal and Child Health
Rethinking Maternal Health

This event was made possible by the generosity of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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December 2, 2008

Heads of State and Government
Restoring the Balance: A Middle East Strategy for the Next President

New York City, New York GARY SAMORE:  Well, let's just go ahead and get started.  I want to thank all of you for coming.  I'm Gary Samore, director of studies here at the council, and this event is…

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December 2, 2008

Heads of State and Government
Restoring the Balance: A Middle East Strategy for the Next President

Watch experts discuss the recommendations of the new report Restoring the Balance: A Middle East Strategy for the Next President, advocating a new approach in the region, focusing on the Arab-Israel…

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August 13, 2009

Immigration and Migration
U.S. Immigration Policy

"The continued failure to devise and implement a sound and sustainable immigration policy threatens to weaken America's economy, to jeopardize its diplomacy, and to imperil its national security," co…

January 8, 2003

United States
International Financial Crises Increasingly Take Priority Over Most Traditional Security and Foreign Policy Problems, Concludes New Council on Foreign Relations Book

September 7, 2001 - What if you took seventy-five of the most experienced professionals in the fields of finance, economics, foreign policy, and national security and confronted them with two dozen p…