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June 16, 2017

CFR News
David Rubenstein David Rubenstein Named Chairman of the Board of the Council on Foreign Relations

David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and managing director of the private equity firm the Carlyle Group, has been named chairman of the board of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) effective July 1.

October 10, 2012

Global
A Conversation with Jamie Dimon

Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive officer of JP Morgan Chase & Co., discusses the state of the global economy.

April 5, 2017

Intelligence
Robert Hannigan Getting Intelligence Agencies to Adapt to Life Out of the Shadows

Intelligence agencies love working in the shadows. However, in a post-Snowden world, they will have to get used to working in the spotlight.

February 6, 2017

Politics and Government
BP02062017 Are We Experiencing a Slow-Motion, Turkish-Style Coup? Or Our Own Arab Spring?

Corrupting the media, spreading chaos, and subverting the rule of law—it's what authoritarian regimes do best.

October 10, 2012

Global
CEO Speaker Series: A Conversation with Jamie Dimon

Please join us for a conversation with Jamie Dimon on the state of the global economy. The CEO Speaker series is a unique forum for leading global CEOs to share their insights on issues that are …

July 17, 2003

United States
Testimony of Jamie Metzl Before the House Select Committee on Homeland Security

STATEMENT OF JAMIE F. METZL SENIOR FELLOW AND COORDINATOR FOR HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAMS, COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS PROJECT DIRECTOR, COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONSINDEPENDENT TASK FORCE …

June 14, 2012

Trade
An Australian liquified natural gas (LNG) carrier, with four cyrogenic storage tanks that hold LNG, sails off the coast of Western Australia (Handout/Courtesy Reuters). Morning Brief: A Strategy for U.S. Natural Gas Exports

In a new paper published by the Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Project, CFR Senior Fellow Michael A. Levi assesses the costs and benefits of natural gas exports, and recommends allowing exports wit…

June 13, 2012

Trade
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testifies before the Congressional Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, as Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein looks on in January 2010 (Kevin Lamarque/Courtesy Reuters). Morning Brief: Dimon to Call Bad Trades an “Isolated Event”

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon will testify before the Senate’s banking committee today on his firm’s recent unexpected trading losses (TheHill). In his prepared remarks, Dimon will be apologetic, bu…

May 11, 2012

Trade
Space Shuttle Endeavour Astronauts Mark Kelly and Mike Fincke talk to students at Mesa Verde Elementary School in Tucson, Arizona to spark interest in STEM studies in May 2011. (NASA Handout/Courtesy Reuters) Morning Brief: U.S. Students Not Proficient in Science

The U.S. Department of Education’s 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) found that two-thirds of U.S. students are not proficient in science (EducationWeek). Only 2 percent of stud…

November 1, 2015

Military Operations
Red Team

Read excerpts from Red Team. Red teaming is a practice as old as the role of the Devil’s Advocate, the eleventh-century Vatican official charged with discrediting candidates for sainthood. Today, …