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December 1, 2010

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Will WikiLeaks Hobble U.S. Diplomacy?

The WikiLeaks revelations aren’t likely to do lasting damage, but CFR experts say they will make it harder to collaborate with governments such as Pakistan, hurt sensitive relationships, and hinder t…

June 16, 2008

Europe
Bush Second Term Repairs Damage to European Relations

Charles A. Kupchan, CFR’s top Europe expert, says President Bush’s farewell trip to Europe produced statements of friendship and partnership hard to imagine a few short years ago.

November 10, 2011

Europe
Stephen C. Freidheim Symposium on Global Economics: Europe's Debt, America's Deficit: The Crisis of the Rich World

Session One: An Overview of the Global Debt Crisis Alan Greenspan, President, Greenspan Associates LLC; Former Chairman, Federal Reserve Board Presider: Sebastian Mallaby, Director of the Maurice …

December 14, 2011

Elections and Voting
Why the Russian Protests Matter

Russia's December 4 parliamentary vote has prompted mass demonstrations over allegations of electoral fraud. The protests also stem from public frustration with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's decisi…

November 10, 2011

Europe
The Future of the Eurozone

Experts reflect on the effects of the economic turmoil in Greece and Italy on the Eurozone and discuss the political dimension in resolving the crisis. This symposium is presented by the Maurice R. …

December 13, 2012

Financial Markets
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics with Vittorio Grilli

Minister Grilli will discuss recent economic developments in Italy and the eurozone. The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice …

December 13, 2012

Financial Markets
A Conversation with Vittorio Grilli

Vittorio Grilli, Italy's minister of economy and finance, discusses recent economic developments in Italy and the eurozone.

February 16, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: The Regime’s Debt

This publication is now archived. What is the status of the administration’s Iraq debt-reduction plan?Presidential envoy James A. Baker III, a former U.S. secretary of state, visited Japan and China …

October 18, 2012

United States
Middle East Matters This Week: Brahimi’s Cease-Fire, Libyan Fighting, Egyptian Constitution Struggles, and More Iran Sanctions

Significant Middle East Developments Syria. Iran and Turkey today endorsed UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi’s call for a cease-fire during the Eid al-Adha holiday that begins October 26. Brahimi…

UN-Arab League peace envoying a news conferenc for Syria Brahimi speaks dure in Beirut on October 17, 2012 (Shaaban/Courtesy Reuters).

December 6, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
U.S. Treatment of Terror Suspects and U.S.-EU Relations

This publication is now archived. IntroductionIn response to media reports that the United States is detaining top al-Qaeda suspects in secret prisons in eight countries, including Romania and Poland…