Joshua Kurlantzick discusses the potential for continuing political instability in Thailand following the death of King Bhumibol.
Peter Orszag explains how an important cause of increased polarization in Congress is increased polarization among the American people.
Sebastian Mallaby says that merits exist to the argument for "charter cities."
Amity Shlaes comments on current "tax brawls" among U.S. states.
Amity Shlaes says that the pro-government side of Maine, represented by Senator Olympia Snowe, seems to be prevailing.
Amity Shlaes argues that Washington's rejection of Las Vegas is misguided.
Michael Gerson writes about Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who delivered the Republicans' Fat Tuesday response to President Obama.
A tribal reconciliation strategy could help counter Taliban influence in Afghanistan in the short term, a U.S. expert says. But if the process is not handled carefully, he says, it could seed deeper unrest down the road.
Ron Paul released this "Economic Plan to Restore Nevada" on February 2, 2012. The press release states,
"The plan helps Nevada residents, workers, retirees, debtors, home buyers, homeowners including those facing foreclosure, job-creators like the tourism industry, federal land ownership victims, and other stakeholders renew the Silver State's economy and sovereignty after decades of disastrous Washington interference.
The five key elements of the 'Plan to Restore Nevada' include:
1. Restoring Nevada's Job Market
2. Restoring the Housing Market
3. Restoring Tipped-Worker Wages
4. Restoring a Common Sense Visa System
5. Giving Nevada Back To Nevadans."
Economist Paul Romer describes the concept for charter cities as "special reform zones that allow governments to quickly adopt innovative new systems of rules," in order to "create opportunities for millions of people to...lead safer, healthier, and more prosperous lives." Join Romer as he describes both the historical origins of this approach and promising new applications.
Economist Paul Romer describes the concept of charter cities as "special reform zones that allow governments to quickly adopt innovative new systems of rules," in order to "create opportunities for millions of people to...lead safer, healthier, and more prosperous lives."
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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