Syria's civil war is being fought on multiple fronts by an array of combatants whose alliances, capabilities, and in some cases motives have been in flux. This Backgrounder profiles more than a dozen of the main warring sides.
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China seems poised to surpass the United States in leading clean energy innovation and efforts to combat climate change, but Beijing faces internal challenges to energy reform, says Jennifer Turner in this CFR Interview.
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Amid multiple security and electoral challenges, financial markets are beginning to take political risk seriously, write Morgan Stanley's Jens Nystedt and CFR's Robert Kahn.
Around the Web: Financial Times How Markets Are Reacting to the French Election
Around the Web: Bloomberg Should You Be Worried About Political Risk? (Hint: Insurers Are)
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The Trump administration is pressing China to rein in North Korea's nuclear weapon and ballistic missile programs. This CFR Backgrounder explores relations between the two countries.
Blog: Scott A. Snyder A Menu of Imperfect Strategic Options for South Korea
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Leaders from the twenty-eight member states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will meet in Brussels in May to address the alliance's future. This CFR Backgrounder explores NATO's origins and its status today.
Around the Web: Economist Military Spending By NATO Members
Op-Ed: Stephen Sestanovich How Little Do U.S. Allies in NATO Spend on Defense?
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