Monthly Archives: February 2012

PBS Energy Security Program Airing Sunday

When Dan Yergin, author of The Prize and The Quest, visited DCFR the latter part of fall, he was interviewed by PBS’s McCuistion program. In the upcoming program, “Oil, Gas, and Energy Security for America,” Dr. Yergin and former chair … Continue reading

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Germany’s Green Push

We were honored to have Harald Leibrecht, coordinator of transatlantic cooperation of the German government, speak recently to DCFR and American Council on Germany members. His topic of discussion was Germany’s energy policy and its transition to renewables. Nuclear power … Continue reading

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Cities as opportunity and threat: new DCFR brief

Urbanization is a significant driver of future economic opportunities and growth in developing countries. Many developed-country cities have GDP as high as entire countries. This brief explores┬áthe underlying characteristics of cities and their growth prospects given the emerging science and … Continue reading

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CFR’s Steven Cook on Egypt

DCFR was fortunate to host Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies Dr. Steven Cook, yesterday. He came to discuss his body of work on Egypt and his latest book, “The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to … Continue reading

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