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  • Global Memo

    Refreshing Global Trade Governance

    Refreshing Global Trade Governance
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    Steering a World in Disarray: Ten Summits to Watch in 2017

    Steering a World in Disarray: Ten Summits to Watch in 2017
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    Global Perspectives: Rapid Reactions to U.S. Election Results

    Global Perspectives: Rapid Reactions to U.S. Election Results
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    Governance or Arms Control? The Future of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

    Governance or Arms Control? The Future of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention
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    Can Multilateral Efforts Save Threatened Wildlife?

    Can Multilateral Efforts Save Threatened Wildlife?
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    The Hague Tribunal’s South China Sea Ruling: Empty Provocation or Slow-Burning Influence?

    The Hague Tribunal’s South China Sea Ruling: Empty Provocation or Slow-Burning Influence?

Events

The Council of Councils Ninth Regional Conference: Berlin

Oct 30, 2016—Nov 1, 2016

On October 30–November 1, 2016, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and CFR convened the ninth Council of Councils regional conference, "Regional Security in a Turbulent World," in Berlin, Germany.

Latest Member Publications

Security Council Resolution 2334 and a Strategy for Israel

December 27, 2016 | Amos Yadlin, INSS

This article examines the passage of UNSC resolution 2334, why it happened, what it means for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, and what next steps should be for the incoming Trump administration and the Israeli government.

The French Counter-Radicalization Strategy

December 27, 2016 | Romain Quivooij, RSIS

This paper looks at France’s counter-radicalization model, its effectiveness, and the challenges of the approach. It argues that while the strategy is expected to lead the fight against extremism, it remains hampered by divisions over the role of Islam.

Italy's Role in Europe under Renzi

December 8, 2016 | Ettore Greco, IAI

This piece analyzes the Renzi government’s pursuit of two main and interconnected objectives within the EU: the defense and promotion of Italy’s role and the creation of new forms of integration and solidarity among member states.