The federal government should take a larger role in enforcing trade rules and provide relief to workers who have suffered serious losses as a result of trade, write CFR's Ted Alden and Robert Litan.
CFR Discussion Paper A Winning Trade Policy for the United States
CFR Voter Guide Campaign 2016: Candidates on Trade
As besieged parts of Aleppo face intensifying bombardment, diplomacy gives civilians few hopes for respite. CFR's Global Conflict Tracker offers background and analysis on Syria's civil war.
Around the Web: NYT Syria and Russia Appear Ready to Scorch Aleppo
Interactive The Syrian Civil War Five Years On
Afghanistan’s unity government has stalled on political reforms and remains dogged by endemic corruption and a resilient insurgency, says expert Christopher D. Kolenda.
Foreign Affairs: Javid Ahmad How Kabul is Cleaning Up the Illicit Economy
Around the Web: Center for International Cooperation The U.S. Presence and Afghanistan’s Unity Government
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The U.S. president’s final UN address stressed his vision of a progressive world fueled by global integration but contained little guidance about how to resolve intractable problems, from mass migration to North Korea’s nukes, writes CFR's Stewart M. Patrick.
Primary Source: White House Address by President Obama to the 71st Session of the UNGA
Around the Web: New York Times U.N. Signals That Climate Deal Has Backing Needed to Enter Force
Around the Web: Guardian US-Led Coalition to Double Refugee Resettlement Places, Expand Aid
It is increasingly likely that the next U.S. president will face a fateful decision regarding North Korea’s nuclear program, writes CFR President Richard N. Haass.
CFR Interview: Mike Mullen Countering a More Dangerous North Korea
CFR Task Force Report A Sharper Choice on North Korea
Around the Web: CRS U.S.-North Korea Relations
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