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    Was the Global Economy 'Piggybacking' on American Debt?


    Was the Global Economy 'Piggybacking' on American Debt?
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Melbourne Writers Festival
    With a new administration in the US government, and a global financial crisis, where do we stand now? Robin Niblett is director of the UK's prestigious Chatham House, arguably the world's foremost international affairs think tank.Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs) is concerned with global security, prosperity, and is a source of independent analysis and ideas for decision makers in government and the private sector. Professor Stephen King and The Age's Daniel Flitton respond to Robin Niblett's speech and The Hon Michael MacKellar chair's the discussion.