- Jan 29, 2015
What should we expect from the U.S. strategic rebalance to Asia in 2015? What are the prospects for economic reform in China and Japan? How should we interpret leadership changes in India and Indonesia? Are new strategic alignments emerging in Asia as the United States focuses on crises elsewhere?
- Military Strategy Forum: General David M. Rodriguez on "AFRICOM: Strategic Opportunities and Challenges"Jan 27, 2015
Please join us for a Military Strategy Forum with the commander of US Africa Command, General David M. Rodriguez, USA.
- Jan 26, 2015
EVENT CANCELED:We regret that because of a last minute change in Major-General (ret.) Muhammadu Buhari's schedule, the CSIS Africa Program Event, "Countdown to Nigeria's 2015 Elections," originally scheduled for Monday, January 26, is canceled.
- Jan 15, 2015
Please join us for a discussion with leading Russian opposition figure and State Duma Deputy Ilya Ponomarev on the situation in Russia and Eastern Europe, Russia’s pro-democracy opposition, and the development of U.S.-Russia relations. Ilya Ponomarev is a Social Democrat and a member of the State Duma representing the city of Novosibirsk.
- Dec 17, 2014Please join us for an expert panel discussion and the release of CSIS' new paper, Taxes and Development, The Promise of Domestic Resource Mobilizaton. From 2000 to 2012, tax revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa grew from $140.8 billion to $530 billion. In the same period, ODA flows increased from $20 billion to $54 billion.Dec 16, 2014
The CSIS Americas Program, in partnership with Spanish newspaper El País, will host a live edition of NTN24's Club de Prensa—the premier forum on today's most urgent issues with leading experts from the Americas.Dec 15, 2014
Drawing on a historical study of Nigeria since independence, Dr. Carl LeVan of American Univerity argues in his new book, Dictators and Democracy in African Development: the Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria, that the structure of the policy-making process explains variations in government performance better than other commonly cited factors, such as oil, colonialism, ethnic diversity, foreign debt, and dictatorships.Dec 12, 2014
The challenges of developing Siberia have vexed Tsarist, and now Russian Federation governments for more than a century. The promise of tapping Siberia's mineral and resource riches tantalizes, but the massive logistical, climactic, and geographic obstacles are daunting.Dec 9, 2014
The Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies is pleased to host a Banyan Tree Leadership Forum featuring Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, senior adviser to Indonesian president Joko Widodo. He will discuss President Joko's economic and foreign policies, and their implications for the United States.Dec 8, 2014
Growth in Latin America has slowed down significantly more than expected, despite promising predictions earlier this year. This event, the second in a two-part series, will address a series of questions, including: To what extent does this reflect a synchronized slowdown across all emerging economies? Do financial market developments in Latin America mirror developments in the real economy?