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January 24, 2000

Kosovo
Promoting Sustainable Economies in the Balkans

The conflict in Kosovo, less than four years after the brutal civil war in Bosnia, was a wake-up call to the international community. The West and others had once again underestimated the powerful fo…

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March 5, 2009

Corporate Governance
Global Corporate Citizenship Series: Twenty-First Century Capitalism: The New Role Business Must Play

Watch Neville Isdell, chairman of the board of the Coca-Cola Company, discuss the necessary steps for companies to take to become responsible organizations and restore the faith of consumers in indus…

February 17, 2009

United Kingdom
A Conversation with Peter Mandelson

Lord Mandelson will discuss the global financial crisis, the G20, and the upcoming London Summit.

February 17, 2009

United Kingdom
The G20 Summit and the London Summit: A Global Turning Point

Watch Peter Mandelson, secretary of state for business, enterprise, and regulatory reform for the United Kingdom, discuss the upcoming G20 Summit and the need for countries to work together to avoid …

February 9, 2009

Emerging Markets
Davos, the Poor, and the Crash of ’08

CFR Senior Fellow Laurie Garrett says the recent Davos economic forum failed to provide any blue print for reconciling the financial crisis and development aid needs. She predicts donor nations will …

October 5, 2009

Europe
Will a Stronger Europe Emerge from Unification Moves?

Moves toward the approval of the Lisbon Treaty could create a stronger European partner for Washington in global affairs, says CFR’s Charles Kupchan. But he cites a competing trend toward stronger na…

October 5, 2011

Afghanistan
Looming Threat to Afghan Women’s Rights

With the United States eager to withdraw from Afghanistan and reconciliation with the Taliban considered key to any peace process, Afghan women’s rights are once again in question, writes CFR’s Gayle…

September 16, 2011

China
China’s Premier Wen Jiabao Ups the Political Ante… Again

China's Premier Wen Jiabao and Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), attend the opening ceremony of the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions in north…

China’s Premier Wen Jiabao and Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), attend the opening ceremony of the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions in northeastern China’s port city of Dalian on September 14, 2011.

October 26, 2012

United States
TWE Remembers: John Scali Has Lunch, Khrushchev Writes Kennedy, Castro Writes Khrushchev (Cuban Missile Crisis, Day Eleven)

Journalists live for scoops. Being the first to break major news is the ticket to journalistic fame and fortune. But what if you are a journalist covering the biggest story of your lifetime and sudde…

The U.S. destroyer Joseph P. Kennedy stops, boards, and inspects the Marucla, a dry-cargo ship of Lebanese registry under Soviet charter to Cuba. (Dino A. Brugioni Collection, The National Security Archive, Washington, DC)

December 26, 2013

Defense and Security
Ten Americans Who Died in 2013 Who Shaped U.S. Foreign Policy

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also a time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2013 who throu…

American flags fly at half mast. (Jonathan Ernst/Courtesy Reuters)