In the Wilson Quarterly, Nicholas Eberstadt argues that warnings of demographic diasters are vastly overrated.
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Elliott Abrams looks at demographics in the West Bank.
Michael W. Hodin says the most recent crisis in the Netherlands may actualy be an opportunity for the Dutch to provide an economic model for nations to follow, where an aging population is the solution for economic growth.
Michael Gerson writes that Barack Obama is properly understood as a man of the religious left, in the tradition of Martin Luther King Jr. However, while he has made progress gaining support in the religious community, his stance on abortion continues to keep him from gaining widespread evangelical support.
Dalton Conley, professor of sociology at New York University, discusses sub-Saharan Africa’s high fertility rates and their implications for the continent's economic growth.
William H. Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution, speaks with CFR.org about the U.S. population hitting the 300 million milestone and what America will look like in the years to come.
Also known as the Cairo Consensus, the Cairo Declaration on Population and Development was written at the UN's International Conference on Population and Development on September 4, 1994. The document included reproductive health and rights, women's empowerment, and gender equality as cornerstones of the UN's population and development programs.
Fourth session of a forum on Latin American influence on U.S. policies and politics with an emphasis on the growing Latino demographic.
On October 17, 2006, the U.S. population officially reached 300 million. Three experts discuss the implications of this milestone, which—coupled with significant demographic changes—raises a host of social, political, and economic questions for the United States.
As the world's population surpasses seven billion, CFR Senior Fellow for Global Health Yanzhong Huang identifies the variety of ways in which different global regions are impacted by population growth. Huang argues that a region- and issue-specific approach is needed to address population issues.
Watch experts discuss the social, political, and economic implications of the U.S. population surpassing 300 million.
Marten outlines how U.S. policymakers can deter Russian aggression with robust support for NATO, while reassuring Russia of NATO’s defensive intentions.
Segal offers recommendations for cooperation on issues such as encryption, data localization, and cybersecurity.
Knopf argues that the only remaining path for South Sudan is for an international transitional administration to run the country for a finite period.
The definitive account of the secret war in Laos, which forever changed the CIA from a relatively small spying agency into an organization with vast paramilitary powers. More
CFR President Haass argues for an updated global operating system to address challenges from terrorism to climate change. More
Alden provides an enlightening history of the last four decades of U.S. trade policies and a blueprint for how to keep the United States competitive in a globalized economy. More
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2016 Annual Report. The Annual Report spotlights new initiatives, high-profile events, and authoritative scholarship from CFR experts, and includes a message from CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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