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June 5, 2000

Corporate Governance
Economic Crisis and Corporate Reform in East Asia

The Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 involved, among other things, a failure of regulation. Some believe this failure is endemic to global capitalism, and others believe it was profoundly local and …

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December 21, 2005

United States
Flynn: Disturbing Lack of Attention Paid to America’s Security Vulnerabilities

For the first time since September 11, 2001, passengers at U.S. airports this week were allowed to bring nail clippers, small scissors, and other items onto aircraft as the Department of Homeland Sec…

July 11, 2006

China
So, where is the rebalancing?

China flirted with the radical step of letting its exchange rate rise to …. 7.987 on Monday.    but apparently that was too much.   Yesterday, the exchange rate closed at 7.991, back in the PBoC’s co…

January 16, 2007

Middle East and North Africa
Prepared Testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Since 2003 Shia-Sunni conflict has emerged as a major divide in Middle East politics, and radically changed the regional context for U.S. policy. Sectarian violence is no longer just limited to Iraq,…

April 23, 2007

Americas
Securing the Promise of the Western Hemisphere

Watch Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez discuss U.S. trade policy toward the Western hemisphere, economic improvements in Latin America, and Cuban-American relations.

April 23, 2007

Americas
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: Securing the Promise of the Western Hemisphere

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is sponsored by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. 7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast8:00 …

May 23, 2007

Middle East and North Africa
DC Daughters and Sons Event: Journey into Islam

Each year, the Council invites members to bring their guests (high school age and older) to a special “Daughters and Sons” meeting on a pressing foreign policy issue of the day. These events feature …

November 28, 2007

Middle East and North Africa
A Conversation with Chuck Hagel

RICHARD N. HAASS:  Why don't we get started?Good afternoon.  Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations.  Let me repeat our favorite mantra, to please turn off anything electrical other than a hear…

April 11, 2007

Emerging Markets
It is hard for the world to diversify away from the dollar when the world’s holdings of dollars need to rise by about a trillion a year

OK, I probably should strike “world” and insert “the world’s governments” instead.  It is pretty clear that central banks and oil investment funds provided the bulk of the financing the US needed in …

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November 28, 2007

Middle East and North Africa
A Conversation with Chuck Hagel

Watch Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) discuss U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East, including the need for dialogue with Iran and lessons from the war in Iraq.