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October 22, 2019

Nigeria
Nigerian Art Continues to Make Waves

A work by the late Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu fetched $1.4 million at a Sotheby’s auction in London on October 15. The painting, “Christine,” is a 1971 portrait of the Caribbean-origin American wife of a missionary. After her death, the portrait hung on the wall at her family’s home. Unaware of the origin of the piece, a stepson eventually reached out to Sotheby’s to see if it had any value. 

A women looks at the painting "Christine," by Ben Enwonwu.

January 10, 2017

United States
A Conversation With the Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe

General Sir Adrian Bradshaw discusses his tenure as deputy supreme allied commander Europe and provides his perspective on the strategic threats facing NATO.

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March 16, 2015

United States
Taking the United States 'Beyond Traffic'

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx describes his department's thirty-year "Beyond Traffic" framework.

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June 30, 2015

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016: Bobby Jindal, GOP Presidential Candidate

The state of Louisiana has produced more than its share of great athletes, authors, chefs, and musicians. But it has never produced a U.S. president. Current Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal hopes to …

Republican presidential candidate and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Kenner, Louisiana June 24, 2015.

February 15, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
TERROR: 9/11 Commission

This publication is now archived. What is the 9/11 Commission?The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is a bipartisan, independent panel. Its 13 members and staff of nearl…

November 21, 2013

Global
The U.S. Economy and Fiscal Policy

Experts discuss the U.S. economy amidst continuing fiscal uncertainty.

November 21, 2013

Global
The U.S. Economy and Fiscal Policy

Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Vincent Reinhart discuss the U.S. economy amidst continuing fiscal uncertainty.

September 12, 2012

United States
CEO Speaker Series: A Conversation with James McNerney Jr.

DAVID BRADLEY: Well, let me welcome the Council members. Let me welcome our guests. Let me welcome our guest of honor, Jim McNerney, who is the chairman and CEO of the Boeing Corporation. Some of …

September 12, 2012

United States
A Conversation with Jim McNerney

Boeing chairman, president, and chief executive officer Jim McNerney discusses the involvement of the business community in foreign policy; U.S. global competitiveness and the challenge of balancing …

January 14, 2011

Development
Fostering Economic Development in an Era of Constrained Resources

  As Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs, Jose Fernandez is leading the charge to use the best of market- based forces to tackle perennial development challenges…