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May 7, 2003

Indonesia
To Avoid Deadly Violence in Papua, Council Commission Urges Immediate implementation of Special Autonomy Plan by Indonesian Government

New York, May 7, 2003 - There is only one way to avoid conflict in the remote and impoverished, yet resource-rich, Indonesian province of Papua: Give it greater self-governance and a stake in the de…

October 2, 2005

Capital Flows
A consequence of saying no to China’s (oops, CNOOC’s) bid for Unocal?

Or just the natural result of expectations that China's demand for imported energy will soar in the future?  Probably a bit of both. China clearly has no particular desire to export democracy, o…

November 26, 2005

Economics
Kansas is flat, the world is not …

To paraphrase the New Economist, the Financial Times must think the world is flat.  They just gave Tom Friedman the inaugural Financial Times/ Goldman Sachs book prize last week - for a book based on…

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April 5, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Iran's Nuclear Program Symposium: Policy Options for the United States

Council on Foreign RelationsNew York, NY RICHARD HAASS: Why don’t we get started? This is—I’d say this is the clean-up position, except it’s only batting third. We also have the somewhat unenviable …

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April 5, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Iran's Nuclear Program Symposium: Policy Options for the United States

Watch a discussion on what the United States should do in response to Iran developing a nuclear program, and Iran's likely responses to each policy option. Part three of a three-part symposium.

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May 12, 2006

Global
McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: Foreign Aid and Economic Development

The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and the Corporate Program. 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch 12:…

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May 12, 2006

Global
Foreign Aid and Developing Economies

Watch experts discuss whether there is a link between aid and economic growth, and what aid strategies, if any, can facilitate economic growth.

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April 5, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Iran's Nuclear Program Symposium: Iran's Motives and Strategy

Watch experts discuss the political and strategic factors behind Iran developing its nuclear program at this time.

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April 5, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Iran's Nuclear Program Symposium: Iran's Motives and Strategy

Council on Foreign RelationsNew York, NY DEBORAH AMOS: It’s time—we have a lot to talk about. We have some very, very good panelists to do so. Our brief for the next session is “Iran’s Motives and S…

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June 14, 2006

Financial Markets
The shifting balance of oil power

The Wall Street Journal has noticed that the state is no longer in retreat from the commanding heights of the global economy.  The basic pattern of capital flows is now set by central banks, not priv…