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May 13, 2010

International Organizations
HBO History Makers: A Conversation with Ted Turner

Concentrating on his distinguished career in business, media, and philanthropy, Mr. Turner will share personal anecdotes and reflect on larger lessons for innovation and international relations. In c…

May 13, 2010

International Organizations
HBO History Makers Series: A Conversation with Ted Turner

Ted Turner, chairman of Turner Enterprises, reflects on his distinguished career in business, media, and philanthropy.

January 24, 2011

Development
Charter Cities: New Options for the Bottom Billion

Economist Paul Romer describes the concept for charter cities as “special reform zones that allow governments to quickly adopt innovative new systems of rules,” in order to “create opportunities for …

January 24, 2011

Development
Charter Cities: New Options for the Bottom Billion

Economist Paul Romer describes the concept of charter cities as "special reform zones that allow governments to quickly adopt innovative new systems of rules," in order to "create opportunities for m…

December 17, 2010

United States
WikiLeaks and Challenges to Internet Freedom

The WikiLeaks’ controversy reveals inconsistencies in the U.S. government’s approach to Internet speech and the responsibilities of private companies in control of what is now considered public space…

July 12, 2010

China
Simmering Technology Tensions

Photo courtesy of flickr/Chrystian Guy While much of the sturm and drang of the "big" issues in U.S.-China relations--Tibet, North Korea, Iran, and RMB revaluation among others--seems to have diss…

Simmering Technology Tensions

June 20, 2011

International Organizations
U.S.-UN Relations: Back to the Future?

United Nations' Secretary General Kofi Annan meets with Senate Foreign Relations Committee chair Jesse Helms in 1997 (Luc Novovitch/ Courtesy Reuters). Toxic partisanship on Capitol Hill. A loom…

U.S.-UN Relations: Back to the Future?

May 26, 2011

International Organizations
Giving Peacekeepers Their Due

* co-authored with my research associate, Rebecca R. Friedman With NATO operations in Libya entering their third month and no conclusion in sight, it is improbable that the civil war will resolve de…

September 7, 2011

Cybersecurity
Cyber Governance and Instability

Please join Paul Twomey, former president and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), for a conversation on the challenges posed by the present state of global cyb…

September 7, 2011

Cybersecurity
Cyber Governance and Instability

Paul Twomey, chief executive officer of Argo Pacific, discusses the challenges posed by the present state of global cyber instability for governance at both the corporate and international levels. T…