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April 18, 2019

Infectious Diseases
The Simple Solution That Saved Fifty-Four Million Lives

In 1968, two recent U.S. medical school graduates working in Dhaka, Bangladesh, developed oral rehydration solution—a mixture of water, sugar, and salt—that the British medical journal the Lancet has…

Dr. David Nalin and Dr. Richard Cash at the Council on Foreign Relations

May 19, 2016

Global
'War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft'

Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris discuss War by Other Means, their new book on why the United States must strategically integrate economic and financial instruments into its foreign policy …

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February 18, 2016

Global
Angus Deaton on Foreign Aid and Inequality

Angus Deaton discusses foreign aid, global and national inequality, and globalization.

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November 10, 2015

Global
'Red Team: How to Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy'

Micah Zenko discusses his new book, "Red Team: How to Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy."

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February 27, 2015

Global
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans and Robots in the Economy

MIT professor emeritus and Rethink Robotics’ founder Rodney Brooks, Carnegie Mellon’s Abhinav Gupta, and MIT’s Andrew McAfee, join Nicholas Thompson, editor at NewYorker.com, to discuss artificial in…

February 27, 2015

Robots and Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans and Robots in the Economy

MIT Professor Emeritus and Rethink Robotics Founder Rodney Brooks, Carnegie Mellon's Abhinav Gupta, and MIT's Andrew McAfee, join Nicholas Thompson, editor at NewYorker.com, to discuss artificial int…

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January 29, 2015

United States
Reflections on Homeland Security

Janet Napolitano reflects on her time as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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January 29, 2015

United States
Janet Napolitano Looks Back on Border Control, Cyber Policy, and Leadership in Homeland Security

Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California and former secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), joins CFR Board Member Mary McInnis Boies, to discuss Napolitano’…

March 3, 2014

United States
Fracking Revolution Transforming the Global Energy Landscape

Increased petroleum production in the United States, fueled largely by recent technological advances in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, has had a profound effect on the U.S. economy and…