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Foreign Affairs Presents: A Special Evening with Fareed Zakaria and Gideon Rose

5:30pm
New York

Council on Foreign Relations
58 East 68th Street

The global economy has long been a complex and political competition that produces winners and losers, but the context of globalization has made markets more unpredictable than ever before.

Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose and CNN host Fareed Zakaria take us on a tour of the latest geopolitical conflicts and trouble zones in an intimate conversation. From the instability of the Eurozone to the war in Syria to the much-feared China slowdown, we are seeing conflicts among societies, religions, and individual leaders ignite global markets. Get the insiders' view on the latest geopolitical trends shaping and shaking the economic outlook.

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Fareed Zakaria is the Emmy-nominated host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS, a contributing editor for The Atlantic, a columnist for The Washington Post, and the best-selling author of The Post-American World and The Future of Freedom, and In Defense of a Liberal Education. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

 

Gideon Rose is the Editor of Foreign Affairs. He served as Managing Editor of the magazine from 2000 to 2010.

 

Foreign Affairs would like to invite the following executives to make opening remarks and preside over a Q&A session:

Rene Jones is Vice Chairman of M&T Bank and Chief Financial Officer of M&T Bank Corporation, heading the bank's treasury and finance divisions.

 

Anthony Roth is Chief Investment Officer for Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc., the wealth and investment management arm of M&T Bank and Wilmington Trust.

Wilmington Trust has been serving successful individuals, families, businesses, and endowments and foundations for more than a century. We bring a unique blend of knowledge, experience, and resources to every client relationship, offering a high caliber of service from a team of skilled and seasoned professionals. Wilmington Trust is the provider of wealth and institutional client services for M&T Bank, one of the most financially sound and successful companies in the U.S. financial services industry.

Through our Wealth Advisory business, we serve clients in all 50 states and numerous countries with sophisticated planning and wealth transfer strategies, investment management, trust, family governance, and family office services. With clients in more than 90 countries, our Institutional Client Services team offers specialized trust services for capital markets financing structures; trust and custody services for retirement plans; and customized investment capabilities.

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