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(Crises/2021) What to Worry About in 2021 (CFR)

Panelists discuss potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2021, as well as their global political implications. Speakers Michèle A. Flournoy Cofounder and Managing Partner, WestExec Advisors; CFR Member David H. Petraeus Partner, KKR and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute; CFR Member Paul B. Stares General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow […]

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(Policy Trends/2021) The long year: Top foreign policy trends for 2021 (Mark Leonard, Jeremy Shapiro, ECFR)

Mark Leonard and Jeremy Shapiro predict ten bright and bold policy projections for the year to come

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(World/2021) The brave new world of 2021 (Homi Kharas, Brookings)

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(Economy/2021) The Economic Outlook for 2021 (CFR)

Speakers Elga Bartsch Managing Director and Head of Macro Research, BlackRock Investment Institute Jay Bryson Managing Director and Chief Economist, Wells Fargo Presider Tom Joyce Capital Markets Strategist, MUFG Securities Americas Inc. Panelists discuss the economic outlook for 2021, including post-pandemic global recovery expectations and the potential economic priorities of an incoming Joe Biden administration. https://www.cfr.org/event/economic-outlook-2021

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(Top National Security/Market Risks/2021) Another Year of Crisis? Assessing the Top National Security and Market Risks for 2021 (CFR)

https://www.cfr.org/event/another-year-crisis-assessing-top-national-security-and-market-risks-2021 Speakers Robert Kahn Director, Global Strategy and Global Macro, Eurasia Group Paul B. Stares General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations Presider Carla Anne Robbins Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

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ELECTIONS/2021 – Ten Elections to Watch in 2021 (James M. Lindsay, CFR)

Millions of people around the world voted in 2020. Taiwanese voters reelected Tsai Ing-wen as president. Burmese voters returned Aung San Suu Kyi’s party to power. Guineans protested before and after Alpha Conde won a disputed third term despite the country’s two-term limit. Singapore’s People’s Action Party saw its popularity drop but still extended its sixty-one-year hold on power. South Koreans turned out in record numbers to […]

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CRISIS 2021 – The top 10 crises the world should be watching in 2021 (International Rescue Committee)

The 2021 Emergency Watchlist reveals the world is facing unprecedented humanitarian emergencies—as well as a political crisis of inaction by world leaders. Learn more and see how you can help. https://www.rescue-uk.org/article/top-10-crises-world-should-be-watching-2021

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2021 – Five Things to Watch in 2021 (Matthew P. Goodman, Stephanie Segal, Jonathan E. Hillman, CSIS)

Anyone who experienced 2020 should know better than to make predictions. But in think tanks as elsewhere, looking ahead is unavoidable. The CSIS Economics Program is pondering possible developments over the next year in the policy areas we cover, as a new administration takes office in Washington and—if all goes well—the world starts to tame […]