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Perilous Partners

Perilous Partners

American leaders have cooperated with regimes around the world that are, to varying degrees, repressive or corrupt. Such cooperation is said to serve the national interest. But these partnerships also contravene the nation’s commitments to democratic governance, civil liberties, and free markets.

In Perilous Partners, authors Ted Galen Carpenter and Malou Innocent provide a strategy for resolving the ethical dilemmas between interests and values faced by Washington.

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The 2016 Friedman Prize: Nominations

The Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty, named in honor of perhaps the greatest champion of liberty in the 20th century, is presented every other year to an individual who has made a significant contribution to advance human freedom. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 prize – which will be presented on May 25, 2016 at the Award’s biennial dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.

33rd Annual Monetary Conference

33rd Annual Monetary Conference
Rethinking Monetary Policy

The distinguished speakers at this conference will consider the risks of unconventional monetary policy, the steps that need to be taken to normalize policy, and the fundamental question of rules versus discretion in the conduct of monetary policy.

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