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January 30, 2014

Financial Markets
The Rise of Islamic Finance

After growing to a $1 trillion asset class in Muslim countries, Islamic finance is poised for an era of globalization.

A Bank Islam branch office in Malaysia

October 7, 2013

United States
The Future of Energy

Experts discuss the future of energy, as part of CFR's CEO Speaker Series.

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October 7, 2013

United States
The Future of Energy

Experts discuss the future of energy, as part of CFR's CEO Speaker Series.

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September 9, 2011

United States
Reads of the Week: Extortion vs. Drug-Trafficking in Mexico, New Reports on U.S. Drug Use and Competitiveness in Latin America

A general view of Sao Paulo, the biggest Latin American city (Paolo Whitaker/Courtesy Reuters). A new piece by Eduardo Guerrero in Nexos looks at the growing problem of extortion in Mexico. Differen…

Reads of the Week: Extortion vs. Drug-Trafficking in Mexico, New Reports on U.S. Drug Use and Competitiveness in Latin America

June 23, 2011

Political Movements
Eni Enrico Mattei Chair in Middle East and Africa Studies: The Arab Uprisings: Initial Observations

  The Eni Enrico Mattei Chair in Middle East and Africa Studies was established in 2009 through a generous gift from Eni and was named in honor of Eni's founder, Enrico Mattei, who played a signific…

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June 23, 2011

Political Movements
The Arab Uprisings: Initial Observations

CFR's Robert Danin details the causes that sparked the Arab Spring and projects what the outcome from these uprisings may be.

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November 10, 2009

Climate Change
Countdown to Copenhagen Symposium: Session 1: Copenhagen in a Global Context

Watch experts and policymakers place the climate change negotiations at Copenhagen within a global context. This session was part of a CFR symposium, Countdown to Copenhagen: What's Next for Clima…

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October 19, 2009

Economic Crises
Gauging the Dollar Decline

CFR’s Benn Steil says the dollar’s continuing decline could result in higher prices for major imports like energy and, in a worst-case scenario, might lead to higher inflation and interest rates.

October 6, 2008

Middle East and North Africa
Council Announces New Chair in Middle East and Africa Studies

Eni S.p.A. has made a $5 million commitment to establish a permanently endowed chair in Middle East and Africa Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). This chair has been named in honor of…

December 31, 1969

United States
Global Issues in Campaign '08: Prosperity or Protectionism?: Jobs, Trade, and American Votes

Watch experts discuss globalization fears and the U.S. presidential elections as part of the Global Issues in Campaign '08 series, cosponsored by CFR.org, Economist, and NYU's Stern School of Busines…

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