With economic nationalism on the rise in the United Kingdom and the United States, Japan has become an uncharacteristically vocal defender of global trade, writes CFR's Edward Alden.
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The Trump administration takes office at a time of growing geopolitical disorder. CFR’s Richard N. Haass discusses the foreign policy challenges ahead with James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon in this President’s Inbox podcast.
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A peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC rebels has struggled in the first implementation phase. This Backgrounder traces the country’s civil conflict and its efforts to reach lasting peace.
Around the Web: Associated Press UN: First Two Deadlines in Colombia Cease-Fire Can't Be Met
Foreign Affairs: Jose R. Cardenas Securing the Peace in Colombia
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A leadership crisis has paralyzed South Korean politics, leaving the country vulnerable at a time of regional security concerns, writes CFR's Scott Snyder.
Around the Web: Associated Press ROK President's Confidante Snubs Impeachment Trial
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