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March 1, 2005

Monetary Policy
China has not diversified its reserves …

And it intervened like mad last year, spending $195 billion to buy new reserves in the market over the course of 2004.Valuation gains only accounted for $12 billion of the $207 billion overall increa…

October 23, 2007

United States
CFR.org Wins Two Awards for Online Journalism

The Council on Foreign Relations has won two awards for its website, CFR.org: an Online Journalism Award in the Specialty Journalism category; and a Silver W3 Award in the News category. “The site’s …

April 6, 2008

Financial Markets
A RMB that isn’t appreciating cannot be killing you …

The premise of Joe Nocera’s New York Times story “Two factories, two firms” is logical enough: an appreciating RMB should hurt a low-end, cost-conscious textile exporter and help a higher-end manufac…

January 28, 2010

United States
The Tricky Path to U.S. Revival

President Barack Obama’s first State of the Union address focused heavily, as expected, on domestic economic recovery and reasserting U.S. competitiveness. Six CFR experts noted different aspects of …

December 1, 2009

Ukraine
Ukraine’s Orange Revolution: Film Screening and Discussion

Watch experts discuss the film Orange Revolution and the significance of these events for Ukraine and nonviolent democracy movements elsewhere.

May 28, 2010

United States
Obama’s NSS: Promise and Pitfalls

President Obama’s first National Security Strategy departs from Bush administration doctrine by redefining the war against terror groups and embracing multilateralism, and may expect too much from gl…

December 1, 2009

Ukraine
Ukraine's Orange Revolution: Film Screening and Discussion

This winter marks the fifth anniversary of Ukraine’s Orange Revolution, when over one million citizens took to the streets of Kiev and succeeded in overturning the results of that country’s president…

May 21, 2010

China
A Weighty U.S.-China Dialogue

The upcoming U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue will include tough issues like Iran, North Korea, and U.S. trade concerns over China’s "indigenous innovation" policy, say four CFR experts.

November 5, 2010

Energy and Climate Policy
Cap-and-Trade Didn’t Kill the Dems

There’s been a lot of back and forth about whether cap-and-trade hurt the Democrats this past Tuesday. It’s mostly spin, with people focusing on whatever results they think bolster their case. But th…

December 9, 2010

The World Next Week

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I sat down and talked about the upcoming release of the White House’s Afghan Strategy Review; the prospects for the New START Treaty, and Chinese …

The World Next Week