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December 13, 2012

United States
The U.S. Fiscal Cliff: Three Things to Know

CFR’s Peter Orszag highlights the potential opportunities and limitations of a fiscal cliff deal.

May 22, 2012

Education
Peter Thiel and the Great College Debate

Should more Americans go to college? I would have thought the answer is an unequivocal yes. The evidence is overwhelming that college graduates have lower unemployment rates, earn far more money, and…

Co-founder of PayPal Peter Thiel speaks during a news conference in Washington in October 2011 (Yuri Gripas/Courtesy Reuters).

April 28, 2017

Nigeria
International Inaction and Famine in the Lake Chad Basin

Peter Lundberg, United Nations (UN) Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, stated on April 25 that the aid organizations working in northeast Nigeria will run out of cash by June if pledges mad…

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April 27, 2017

United States
A World in Disarray

Teaching Notes for A World in Disarray written by CFR President Richard N. Haass.

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April 14, 2017

China
Myanmar–China Pipeline, Malaysian Disappearances, Japan’s Population Problem, and More

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Larry Hong, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. At last, Myanmar–China pipeline opens for business. This Tuesday, the first…

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April 10, 2017

Cybersecurity
Takeaways From the EWI Cyberspace Cooperation Summit

Bruce McConnell is the Global Vice President of the EastWest Institute. He leads the organization's Cooperation in Cyberspace Initiative.  On March 14-16, the EastWest Institute (EWI), in partnershi…

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March 1, 2017

Trade
Trump's 2017 Trade Agenda: Signs of a Sensible Direction

Since the Trade Act of 1974, Congress has required the administration each year to submit an annual “trade policy agenda” outlining its goals for the coming year. It has long been a welcome exercise …

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November 2, 2016

Corporate Governance
Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy

I am delighted to announce the publication of my new book, Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy, which is the product of nearly four years of research and a quarter …

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December 8, 2016

Cybersecurity
Net Politics Podcast: Peter Swire

In this latest episode of the Net Politics podcast, I sit down with Peter Swire, Nancy J. and Lawrence P. Huang Professor of Law and Ethics at the Georgia institute of Technology. He’s a leading priv…

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October 29, 2015

Renewing America Progress Report on U.S. Innovation

Management theorist Peter Drucker famously declared that companies must “innovate or die.” Washington today is full of similar warnings, based on the premise that the United States is losing its inno…

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