- Dec 18, 2014
The Center for Strategic and International Studies presents,
The CSIS-Schieffer Series Dialogues
Ambition and Uncertainty: China in the Age of Xi Jinping
Chief Washington Correspondent, CBS News
Anchor, CBS News “Face the Nation”
- Dec 18, 2014
Please join us for a discussion about the status of the Army’s Aviation Restructure Initiative to rebalance the Active, Reserve, and National Guard aviation components.
- Dec 17, 2014
While the robust development of shale gas and the proposed regulation on greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants challenge the viability coal in the United States, the forecast for coal demand remains strong for developing parts of the world for decades to come as economic development continues to drive their energy and electricity demand.
- 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 16, 2014
There are rapidly accelerating efforts underway by industry, governments, NGOS, international organizations, and foundations to bring forward Ebola vaccines and antivirals. There have been promising early returns, amidst considerable unknowns and acute pressures to find safe, effective, and affordable new technological tools.Dec 16, 2014
A Discussion with
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster
Director, Army Capabilities and Integration Center (ARCIC)
Dr. Maren Leed
Senior Adviser, Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies, CSISDec 16, 2014
The CSIS Energy and National Security Program is pleased to host a presentation of the recently released Climatescope 2014. The Climatescope is a unique country-by-country assessment, interactive report and index that evaluates the investment climate for climate-related investment worldwide.Dec 16, 2014
The Scholl Chair at CSIS is partnering with the National Center for APEC to host a conference on infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region. The event will provide a stock take of the regional infrastructure environment, identify barriers to private sector investment, discuss potential solutions, and consider how organizations like APEC can help move these projects forward.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.