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  • War by Other Means
    War by Other Means by Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris

    In a cogent analysis of why the United States is losing ground, Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris explore the statecraft of geoeconomics.

  • How America Stacks Up
    How America Stacks Up by Edward Alden and Rebecca Strauss

    Through insightful analysis and engaging graphics, How America Stacks Up explores economic competitiveness and U.S. policy.

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    Presidential elections, Philippines

Campaign 2016

Foreign policy is central to the 2016 election. View CFR's interactive guide to the candidates' positions on a range of issues.

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CFR LIVE: A Conversation With Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado

May 5, 2016

CFR LIVE: A Conversation With Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado

Watch Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado discuss Panama's foreign affairs, live on Thursday, May 5, starting at 8:30 a.m. (EST).


Introducing: Model Diplomacy

Model Diplomacy

Model Diplomacy is a free simulation of the National Security Council that teaches college and high school students the challenges of shaping and implementing foreign policy. Learn More

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Reach behind today's headlines with primers on major international developments.

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  • May 4, 1979

    Margaret Thatcher becomes prime minister of the United Kingdom, the first woman to hold the post.


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