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April 26, 2011

Politics and Government
Campaign 2012: Hello Ron Paul, GOP Presidential Candidate

Rep. Ron Paul visits a polling station in Manchester, New Hampshire on January 8, 2008. (Jim Young/courtesy Reuters) The third time is the charm. That’s at least what Ron Paul hopes. An unsuccessful…

Republican presidential candidate Texas Rep. Ron Paul visits a polling station in Manchester, New Hampshire January 8, 2008. (Jim Young/courtesy Reuters)

April 6, 2011

Global
Women and Technology: The Opportunities of Mobile Banking

This meeting is part of the ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Series, organized by CFR's Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. ISOBEL COLEMAN:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Than…

May 10, 2011

Development
Women and Development: A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter

ISOBEL COLEMAN:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Good afternoon.  I'm Isobel Coleman.  I'm a senior fellow here at the Council on Foreign Relations and director of the council's Civil Society, Markets, …

January 16, 2007

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
The Washington Post really doesn’t like Social Security …

Best I can tell, Social Security is in the best financial shape of any federal program.  It is in far better future shape than Medicare.   And it is in way better shape than the portion of the govern…

September 10, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
Scalable Strategies to Address NCDs in Developing Countries

Experts discuss scalable and practical strategies developing countries can use to address the global health challenges of noncommunicable diseases. This session is part two of the two session mee…

September 10, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
Scalable Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries

Related Reading: Developing Symptoms: Noncommunicable Diseases Go Global, by Thomas Bollyky, Foreign Affairs, May/June 2012

September 10, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
Non-Communicable Diseases and the New Global Health

Global health needs are changing. A new set of global health challenges, from diabetes, cancer, and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs) to traffic injuries, are overtaking infectious diseases as m…

March 20, 2013

United States
Conservation and Sustainability: The Role of the Private Sector

THEODORE ROOSEVELT IV: Good afternoon. We're going to begin the sixth panel. Now, I must compliment you all on being so good sitting through these long, long panels. This is the sixth one. I'm Ted …

July 26, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: CIA in Pakistan, Syria, Special Ops in Trans-Sahara

Kathy Gannon and Sebastian Abbot, Criticism Alters US Drone Program in Pakistan, ABC News, July 25, 2013. The CIA has been instructed to be more cautious with its attacks, limiting them to high-valu…

March 24, 2014

Global
On the Road to Recovery, or Creating the “Mother of All Bubbles”?

With the tapering of the Federal Reserve's bond buying program well underway, and the possibility of future interest rate hikes under discussion, J.P. Morgan's Joyce Chang and Nouriel Roubini of Roub…