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February 4, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
South African Black Billionaire and the “Patriotic Bourgeoisie”

On January 30, 2013, Patrice Motsepe pledged to give half of the income generated by his family assets to charity. The ruling African National Congress (ANC) issued a press release congratulating Mot…

Patrice Motsepe, Executive Chairman, African Rainbow Minerals, South Africa, attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 30, 2009.

June 15, 2011

United States
A Conversation with Michael Bloomberg

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg highlights the role of immigrants for America's economic growth and the need for Washington to put aside partisan politics to pass immigration reforms needed to …

May 9, 2012

United States
A Primer on Military Force

As I’ve written previously, policymakers and pundits have some pretty silly proposals for the use of military force. Whether it’s President Clinton,“[It would] scare the shit out of al Qaeda if sudde…

Army tanks

June 15, 2011

United States
The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy: Next Steps

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) will hold a half-day, multisession symposium in Washington, DC, on U.S. immigration policy. The symposium will include a keynote ad…

March 12, 2006

Economics
Read Dan Gross on Globalization a la carte

As usual, Gross has a lot of smart things to say about limits on cross border investment in a no-longer-quite-so-flat world -- or what he calls globalization a la carte. Limits on cross-border invest…

December 6, 2010

Defense and Security
New Media, New Standards

Clark Hoyt and Mark Whitaker discuss the changing nature of journalistic responsibility in an era of new media, including the shifting parameters for sourcing and reporting, and the subsequent implic…

December 6, 2010

Defense and Security
New Media, New Standards

Please join Clark Hoyt and Mark Whitaker to discuss the changing nature of journalistic responsibility in an era of new media, including the shifting parameters for sourcing and reporting, and the re…

April 6, 2011

Global
Women and Technology: The Opportunities of Mobile Banking

This meeting is part of the ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Series, organized by CFR's Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. ISOBEL COLEMAN:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Than…

September 9, 2009

Media
Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship 60th Anniversary Event

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 5:30 to 6:00 PM RECEPTION 6:00 to 7:15 PM SESSION ONE Welcome: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations War Zones: The Changing Environment for Foreig…

August 8, 2007

Monetary Policy
Did Greenspan suggest that the Fed no longer completely controls US monetary policy?

One of the most intriguing passages in the magisterial Ip/Hilsenrath account of the origins of easy credit in Tuesday's soon-to-be Murdoch Journal comes when Ip and Hilsenrath quote Alan Greenspa…

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