Category Archives: The World

Ambassador Dennis Ross: On U.S. Intervention in Libya

Ambassador Dennis Ross: On U.S. Intervention in Libya With the tragedy occurring in Libya where the U.S. Ambassador and other embassy staffers were killed, we thought it timely to re-post former U.S. Ambassador Dennis Ross’s talk from earlier this year.  In this clip, Ambassador Ross answers an audience question on the reasoning behind the U.S.… Read More »

Ian Bremmer: G-Zero World

Ian Bremmer: G-Zero World <object classid=”clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000″ id=”ooyalaPlayer_1pq72_h2ig4a4o” width=”640″ height=”360″ codebase=”http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/swflash.cab”><param name=”movie” value=”http://player.ooyala.com/player.swf?embedCode=E2dXFxNDrWKDnys2zPU5g-2pSI4jtl8w&amp;version=2″/><param name=”bgcolor” value=”#000000″/><param name=”allowScriptAccess” value=”always”/><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”/><param name=”flashvars” value=”embedType=noscriptObjectTag&amp;embedCode=E2dXFxNDrWKDnys2zPU5g-2pSI4jtl8w&amp;videoPcode=pxdHQ6Hqa92wy8MLHfsYU1aPFf0Q”/><embed src=”http://www.92yamericanconversation.org/files/player.swf” bgcolor=”#000000″ width=”640″ height=”360″ name=”ooyalaPlayer_1pq72_h2ig4a4o” align=”middle” play=”true” loop=”false” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” flashvars=”&amp;embedCode=E2dXFxNDrWKDnys2zPU5g-2pSI4jtl8w&amp;videoPcode=pxdHQ6Hqa92wy8MLHfsYU1aPFf0Q” pluginspage=”http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer”></embed></object> China is now the world’s second-largest economy. And China is taking a larger role on the world stage in other ways –… Read More »

Anthony Saich: Understanding China

Anthony Saich: Understanding China One of the big concerns on American minds is the rise of China, but Harvard Kennedy School’s Anthony Saich explains the misunderstanding Americans have about China. Saich says it is not the Chinese that control their economic future, but actually American companies. Once a week, 92nd Street Y’s Campaign for the… Read More »