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January 7, 2003

Cuba
CFR Cuba Task Force Urges Significant Changes in U.S. Policy

November 29, 2000, Washington, D.C.– In a significant departure from legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by the president last month, a high-level task force of conservatives and liber…

July 27, 2011

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
I Heard the Sirens Scream

I Heard the Sirens Scream offers new insights into the period, presenting its profound implications for public health, mass psychology, governance, scientific integrity, social resilience and cohesio…

January 24, 2011

Renewable Energy
Should We Eliminate All Energy Subsidies?

Writing in the Washington Post a couple weeks ago, Jeffrey Leonard argued that Congress should scrap all energy subsidies – and that clean energy would come out ahead. The op-ed was a shorter version…

March 28, 2011

Nuclear Energy
How Not To Debate Nuclear Power

Frank von Hippel had a smart and sensible op-ed on nuclear power in the New York Times last Thursday. Alas the letters to the editor in response, published this past Saturday, make me doubt that seri…

July 12, 2005

Indonesia
INDONESIA: Local Elections

This publication is now archived. What is the significance of Indonesia’s local elections?They are the first direct elections for district and provincial leaders in the world’s most populous Muslim c…

March 30, 2009

Economic Crises
The 1920s: Bubble, Growth, or Gold?

Watch experts give a historical analysis of the 1920s and the causes of the Great Depression, including monetary policy and the stock market crash in 1929. This session was part of the CFR-New York …

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March 30, 2009

Economic Crises
The Path to Growth: What Do the 1930s Tell Us About Now?

Watch experts discuss lessons learned from the 1930s that can be applied to today's financial crisis, including the importance of leadership and the effects of government spending. This session was …

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March 30, 2009

Economic Crises
The Role of Labor Policy

Watch experts analyze the various labor policies of the Hoover and Roosevelt administrations and the effects they had on the Great Depression. This session was part of the CFR-New York University Le…

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March 30, 2009

United States
Infrastructure Spending to Grow

Watch experts discuss the lessons learned from Depression era government spending programs and how they may be applied to the recent global economic crisis. This session was part of the CFR-New York…

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March 30, 2009

Economic Crises
Why a Second Look Matters

Watch Nobel Laureate Robert E. Lucas Jr. reflect on why it is important to discuss Depression era policies in light of the current financial crisis. This session was part of the CFR-New York Univers…

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