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November 13, 2002

United States
America Still Unprepared--America Still in Danger

Written Testimony before a hearing of theU.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee onTechnology, Terrorism, and Government Information Stephen E. Flynn, Ph.D.Commander, U.S. Coast Guard (ret.)Jeane J…

May 6, 2003

Colombia
Council Launches Blue-Ribbon Commission to Craft Urgently Needed New Strategy for Colombia and the Andes

MAY 6, 2003 - The Center for Preventive Action, a Council on Foreign Relations conflict prevention initiative, has launched a new Commission to make concrete recommendations for mitigating deadly con…

November 14, 2003

Iraq
Haass: U.S. Should Press for ’Interim’ Political Solution in Iraq Without Waiting for Elections or Constitution

Richard N. Haass, the president of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former senior State Department official, welcomes President Bush’s call for bringing democracy to the Middle East, but warns …

November 24, 2004

Financial Markets
Chinese yuan hits new low against euro, swiss franc, pound …

Just a reminder of what falling dollar currently means. Dollar depreciation is clearly part of what is needed to bring the US trade deficit down to a more sustainable level. But what is the case fo…

January 12, 2005

United States
Two stunnings numbers

Both start with six. China’s end 2004 reserves: $609.9 billion . And the United States’ $60.3 billion November trade deficit.The surge in China’s reserves should not have been that much of a surpri…

May 5, 2006

United States
Verleger: Oil Prices Peaking, But Hurricanes or Other Events Could Send Them Higher

Philip K. Verleger, a well-known expert on the economics of oil, says that the current price of oil, which has dropped below $70 a barrel, has probably peaked for the moment. Yet he warns that any pr…

September 19, 2006

United States
Faith and Politics

12:00 to 12:30 p.m. Book Signing12:30 to 1:00 p.m. Lunch1:00 to 2:00 p.m. MeetingPlease note special time.**Seating is limited.**

September 19, 2006

United States
Faith and Politics

Watch Senator John C. Danforth discuss his book, Faith and Politics: How the "Moral Values" Debate Divides America and How to Move Forward Together, as part of the Council's Religion and Foreign Poli…

January 11, 2007

United States
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: Developments in the Global Economy and Implications for the United States

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. 7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast8:00 …

May 7, 2007

Development
Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

Watch Robert E. Litan and Carl J. Schramm of Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation discuss their recent book, Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity.