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June 26, 2002

Israel
Youssef Ibrahim and Henry Siegman discuss the Middle East Crisis

The Charlie Rose ShowThis transcript has not been checked against videotape and cannot, for that reason, be guaranteed as to accuracy of speakers and spelling of names. (TW) CHARLIE ROSE, Host: Welco…

June 20, 2006

North Korea
Allison: U.S. Policy on North Korea ’Abject Failure’; Iran May Be Closer to Nuclear Weapons Than U.S. Thinks

Graham Allison, a leading expert on nuclear terrorism, says the Bush administration policy toward North Korea of "threaten and neglect" has been a failure. He also warns that faulty U.S. intelligence…

November 28, 2007

Capital Flows
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Donald Kohn

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

November 28, 2007

Capital Flows
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics

Watch Donald L. Kohn, vice chairman of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System, discuss the issues facing central banks in light of market turbulence in recent months.

January 24, 2008

Global
World Economic Update

Watch experts discuss the recent volatility in the markets, with particular regard to credit markets and implications for the U.S. economy as a whole.

January 24, 2008

Global
World Economic Update

LAURENCE H. MEYER: (In progress) -- trigger that, and that it revealed that not just risk was re-priced, but that the leveraging up of many financial institutions, both on the balance sheet and off …

September 30, 2008

Financial Markets
Do not doubt that this is a real crisis: more on Fed’s balance sheet

My colleague at the Council on Foreign Relations, Paul Swartz, has graphed the shift in the composition of the Fed’s balance sheet. The Fed has extended a lot of credit to the financial system -- …

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March 31, 2009

Financial Markets
Money, Markets, and Sovereignty

A fascinating intellectual history of monetary nationalism from the ancient world to the present exploring why, in its modern incarnation, it represents the single greatest threat to globalization.

October 16, 2012

United States
TWE Remembers: Learning More About the Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban missile crisis brought the United States and the Soviet Union closer to nuclear war than any other event during the Cold War. President John F. Kennedy put the odds of war at “somewhere bet…

A U-2 photograph of an MRBM Field Launch Site in San Cristobal, Cuba. (Dino A. Brugioni Collection, The National Security Archive, Washington, DC)

October 12, 2012

United States
Middle East Matters This Week: Egypt Clashes, Turkey-Syria Escalate, Israel Calls Elections

Significant Middle East Developments Egypt. Hundreds of people were injured today when supporters and opponents of Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi clashed violently in Tahrir Square for the first tim…

A member of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporter of Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi punches an anti-Brotherhood protester at Tahrir Square on October 12, 2012 (Chany/Courtesy Reuters).