Monthly Archives: April 2011

Canada on the World Stage

This week DCFR hosted Dr. Brian Crowley of the MacDonald Laurier Institute, a think tank in Canada. His book “The Canadian Century,” illuminates the path to fiscal discipline, one that the U.S. might be advised to follow. He noted that … Continue reading

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Climate Change

Last week our guest David Victor of UC San Diego offered sage advice about climate change. His new book, “Global Warming Gridlock,” offers a road map toward a lower carbon future. He explained it is the academic’s job to find … Continue reading

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Infrastructure in India

From earlier articles in Journal of Structured Finance and Far Eastern Economic Review, President Jennifer Warren plays forward remarks on India and infrastructure development.  See the comments in Journal of Commerce’s Breakbulk magazine March-April 2011.

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Primer on Syrian Unrest

Member Chip Pitts offered remarks about Syria in this primer in the National Post. Click here.

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Afghanistan, Karzai, and Women’s Initiatives

Yesterday while attending the “Building Afghanistan’s Future” conference at the Bush Institute, I was impressed with President Hamid Karzai’s assessment of his country. He is a realist. At the conference, focused on promoting freedom and economic opportunity for women, Karzai … Continue reading

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