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Global Korea

Global Korea

Authors: Scott Bruce, John Hemmings, Balbina Y. Hwang, Terence Roehrig, and Scott A. Snyder

South Korea has emerged as a major contributor to international security, participating in a wide range of activities far from the Korean peninsula. CFR scholars outline several steps that will ensure that South Korea can sustain this broadened role.

See more in South Korea; Regional Security

The Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Trans-Pacific Partnership

CFR Senior Fellow Thomas J. Bollyky contributes to this volume the chapter "Regulatory Coherence in the TPP Talks."

See more in Trade

A Global Trust for Rule of Law

A Global Trust for Rule of Law

Author: Mark P. Lagon

Weak rule of law in the developing world deprives countless people of legal rights and economic opportunity. Bridging the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, a global trust could build developing nations' capacity to implement the rule of law, improving human rights and economic outcomes at little cost.

See more in Global; Rule of Law

More with Less

More with Less

Author: Thomas J. Bollyky

CFR Senior Fellow Thomas J. Bollyky discusses the rise of noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries, the United Nations' efforts to address this rapidly emerging health problem, and paths for collective action.

See more in Diseases, Noncommunicable; Global

Political Unrest in Venezuela

Political Unrest in Venezuela

Author: Patrick D. Duddy

In Venezuela's upcoming elections, President Hugo Chavez—suffering from poor health—faces his strongest challenger yet. Former ambassador Patrick D. Duddy argues that the United States should prepare for political unrest.

See more in Elections; Venezuela

The Global Oceans Regime

The Global Oceans Regime

A comprehensive guide to how international institutions, governments, and NGOs around the world are attempting to protect the health of the world's oceans and ensure freedom of movement across them. This is part of the Global Governance Monitor, an interactive feature tracking multilateral approaches to several global challenges.

See more in Global Governance; Oceans; Global

The Global Health Regime

The Global Health Regime

A comprehensive guide to how international institutions, governments, and NGOs around the world are attempting to improve public health. This is part of the Global Governance Monitor, an interactive feature tracking multilateral approaches to several global challenges.

See more in Health; Global

Renewed Violence in Iraq

Renewed Violence in Iraq

Author: Douglas A. Ollivant

Though violence in Iraq has fallen to its lowest level since 2003, internal and regional dynamics threaten its stability. Douglas Ollivant, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, , argues that despite the U.S. military withdrawal, the United States has a significant stake in helping Iraq overcome threats of ethnosectarian violence and a breakdown of constitutional order.

See more in Iraq; Nation Building; Defense and Security

A “Languages for Jobs” Initiative

A “Languages for Jobs” Initiative

Authors: Terrence G. Wiley, Sarah Catherine Moore, and Margaret S. Fee

Facing a global economic challenge, the United States should build a multilingual workforce prepared to thrive in today's world market, which would require a national initiative to improve foreign language education.

See more in United States; Education