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July 31, 2018

Peacekeeping
U.S. service members take part in a helicopter Medevac exercise. Tool of Peace and War: Save the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute

The U.S. military is currently at war with itself, and a casualty may be a valuable Army institution that protects not only U.S. interests, but also the lives of U.S. service members.

July 20, 2017

Monetary Policy
Can the Fed and ECB Work Together To Reduce Imbalances?

Fed Governor Lael Brainard’s speech on central bank coordination last week was quite interesting—I think it should be read for far more than a signal on when the Fed is likely to next raise the polic…

April 19, 2018

Global Governance
Play Global Governance After U.S. Withdrawal Global Governance After U.S. Withdrawal

Tamar Gutner and Stewart M. Patrick discuss the current state of global governance and the Trump administration's approach to international organizations and multilateralism, with James M. Lindsay, as part of the 2018 CFR College and University Educators Workshop.

April 20, 2018

Education
Play Teaching with FA resources Teaching With CFR and Foreign Affairs Resources

Toja Okoh, Craig Albert, and Karen Lynden join Daniel Kurtz-Phelan to discuss CFR and Foreign Affairs resources for the classroom, including the National Security Council simulation Model Diplomacy, World101, and the Academic Conference Call series, as part of the 2018 CFR College and University Educators Workshop.

April 1, 2016

Global
Teaching Notes War by Other Means.jpg War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft

Teaching Notes for War by Other Means by CFR Fellow Jennifer M. Harris and Henry A. Kissinger senior fellow for U.S. foreign policy Robert D. Blackwill.

August 29, 2012

Trade
Renewing-America-Eaton-Center-20120829 Morning Brief: U.S. Firms Move Offshore to Avoid Taxes

The opportunity to save on taxes continues to attract firms to re-incorporate overseas (WSJ). The IRS recently tightened rules regarding relocation, but an exception for mergers will allow Eaton, a C…

April 23, 2009

Capital Flows
IMF Revitalized? IMF Revitalized?

Mexico, Poland and Colombia have approached the IMF seeking access to the new Flexible Credit Line. If all these lines are drawn, the increase in lending during the current crisis would far exceed …

October 8, 2008

Monetary Policy
Can the G7 Save the Market? Can the G7 Save the Market?

The Federal Reserve has announced a series of extraordinary measures to unclog credit markets. However, credit markets remain frozen, and as the graph above indicates, the equity markets have respo…

December 15, 2008

United States
Trade Troubles Trade Troubles

The World Bank is predicting a 2.1% fall in world trade for 2009, the first decline since 1982. As our chart shows, East Asian exports are slowing in tandem with Western world imports. Although G20…

May 24, 2017

Religion
Play Pluralism, Polarization, and the Common Good Pluralism, Polarization, and the Common Good

Suhail Khan, David Kyuman Kim, and Jack Moline discuss advancing the common good amid moral and political polarization.