Watch this meeting live on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (ET).
Experts discuss Chinese and Japanese perceptions of reclusive Pyongyang since the death of Kim Jong-il as well as the political, security, and economic implications of the relations between these East Asian countries.
As oil prices continue to drop, Michael Levi argues that the benefit to American consumers will outweigh any damage to the U.S. economy. However, how you view this plunge in oil prices "depends a lot on where you live and what work you do."
Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn argues that standards may be needed to govern the use of financial sanctions so that they do not undo the benefits of globalized financial markets.
Peter R. Orszag writes that the common U.S. conception of state capitalism in China is dated and wrong, which creates dangerous complacency among policymakers about the risks of a Chinese economic slowdown.
The three articles in this package provide an overview of recent interventions, an explanation of the responsibility to protect and when it should be applied, and a critical analysis of humanitarian intervention.
These four resources will provide an overview of the scientific mechanisms underpinning climate change, provide information about how change will be felt in the United States, and describe some of the policies that could mitigate future changes to the climate.
The 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap details how climate change affects the Department of Defense's operations, how the department will adapt to and mitigate climate change threats, and how the department will coordinate with other entities addressing climate change. The Department of Defense first listed climate change as a threat to national security in its 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review.
The Obama administration's review of its nuclear spending will shape the country's arsenal for decades to come and could be the president's final chance to influence arms control, writes CFR's Adam Mount.
The Council on Foreign Relations' David Rockefeller Studies Program—CFR's "think tank"—is home to more than seventy full-time, adjunct, and visiting scholars and practitioners (called "fellows"). Their expertise covers the world's major regions as well as the critical issues shaping today's global agenda. Download the printable CFR Experts Guide.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.