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October 4, 2000

Humanitarian Intervention
Humanitarian Intervention

Overview Americans have spent much time in the last ten years arguing whether to intervene in places like Kosovo, Rwanda, and East Timor—and there will almost certainly be no policy consensus in f…

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January 7, 2003

Global
Humanitarian Intervention: New Council Study Highlights Unavoidable Dilemmas

September 25, 2000, New York City – Americans have spent much time in the last 10 years arguing whether or not to intervene in places like Kosovo, Rwanda, and East Timor—and there will almost certain…

January 15, 2005

Economics
Latest speech of FRBNY President Tim Geithner

I pay a certain amount of attention to what New York Federal Reserve President Tim Geithner has to say just because he was my boss at the Treasury and the IMF (noted in the spirit of full blog disclo…

August 16, 2005

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Well, the 2005 fiscal deficit looks good …

I'll leave it to others (Brookings, Goldman, CBPP, DeLong with some help from Concord Coalition) to transform the CBO forecast into realistic projections.  Manipulating the CBO long-term budget f…

November 13, 2007

Fossil Fuels
The Pursuit of Black Gold: Pipeline Politics on the Caspian Sea

MARYBOIES: Welcome to today's Council on Foreign Relations meeting. Would you please remember to turn off BlackBerrys, cell phones, pagers, any wireless devices? And I would like to remind the au…

March 13, 2008

Wars and Conflict
Iraq: Five Years of War

JANE ARRAF: Thank you, everyone, for coming today, and welcome to today's Council on Foreign Relations meeting. I'd just like to remind you to please turn off your BlackBerrys or cell phones and ot…

March 13, 2008

Wars and Conflict
Iraq: Five Years of War

Watch Barry McCaffrey, a retired U.S. army general and adjunct professor of international affairs at West Point, discuss past failings and future options for success in Iraq five years after the war …

October 18, 2007

Israel
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: The Israeli Economy - Thriving in a Complicated Environment

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

June 11, 2008

China
Religion and the Future of China

Session One : China’s Dynamic Religious LandscapeBrian Grim, Senior Research Fellow in Religion and World Affairs, Pew Forum on Religion & Public LifeFenggang Yang, Director, Center on Religion and C…

June 11, 2008

China
Symposium on Religion and the Future of China

This symposium was made possible by the generosity of the Henry Luce Foundation.