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January 31, 2006

Intelligence
U.S. Intelligence: The Inside Story

Council on Foreign Relations New York, NYDANA PRIEST: Okay. I think we're going to start now, so if everyone could take their seats and turn off your cell phones and BlackBerries and other monitorin…

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July 31, 2006

Financial Markets
Growth slowing, oil rising … not good

If Roubini  hasn’t done enough to convince you that the US is at risk of a slump … check out Calculated Risk.   A big fall in residential investment would put something of a dent in the US economy.An…

April 25, 2007

Economics
Five observations: all loosely tied to yen and dollar weakness and the swelling coffers of the emerging world

One. Yes, Virginia, exchange rates do matter … Japan’s trade surplus is rising.  Its current account surplus should be rising even more, as its interest income should be increasing too.   The MoF is …

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March 25, 2008

Global

March 25, 2008

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January 6, 2008

Economics
Looking back at the top macroeconomic and financial stories of 2007, and looking forward to 2008

Here is my list of the top five stories of 2007 - and some things that I’ll be watching in 2008. What did I miss?1. The "subprime" crisis. The credibility of Wall Street’s financial engineering …

December 6, 2010

Defense and Security
New Media, New Standards

Please join Clark Hoyt and Mark Whitaker to discuss the changing nature of journalistic responsibility in an era of new media, including the shifting parameters for sourcing and reporting, and the re…

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December 6, 2010

Defense and Security
New Media, New Standards

Clark Hoyt and Mark Whitaker discuss the changing nature of journalistic responsibility in an era of new media, including the shifting parameters for sourcing and reporting, and the subsequent implic…

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January 31, 2011

Global
Food and Drugs: Can Safety Be Ensured in a Time of Increased Globalization?

Session OneThe Scale of the Challenge: Overview and Case StudiesWelcoming Remarks: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign RelationsOpening Remarks: Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food …

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