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A New Space Race?

A New Space Race?

U.S. space exploration inspired a generation of students and innovators, but NASA's role has diminished, and the number of global space competitors is growing. This Backgrounder explores U.S. competitiveness in space.

CFR Audio Archive

Media Call on U.S.-Cuba Relations

CFR Director of Latin America Studies Julia Sweig discussed historic changes to the relationship between the United States and Cuba.

Growth, Innovation, and Technology: A Conversation With Michael S. Dell

Michael S. Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell Inc., discusses growth, innovation, and technology in a globalized world.

The News Explained


CFR Backgrounders deliver context on major international developments.
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Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn analyzes major developments in macroeconomic policy and financial markets.