CFR blogs represent the personal views of CFR fellows and staff and not those of CFR, which takes no institutional positions.

Africa in Transition

John Campbell tracks political and security developments across sub-Saharan Africa.

Asia Unbound

Elizabeth C. Economy, Yanzhong Huang, Josh Kurlantzick, Adam Segal, Sheila A. Smith, Scott A. Snyder, and Alyssa Ayres give their take on the issues emerging in Asia today.

Development Channel

Issues and innovations in global economic development.

Energy, Security, and Climate

Varun Sivaram examines domestic and foreign policy questions surrounding energy, security, and climate change.

Follow the Money

Brad Setser blogs on the global economy, paying particular attention to the U.S. current account deficit, China, central bank reserves and the global flow of funds.

From the Potomac to the Euphrates

Steven A. Cook examines developments in the Middle East and their resonance in Washington.


Benn Steil and Emma Smith provide a unique graphical take on geoeconomic issues.

Latin America's Moment

Shannon K. O'Neil and Matthew Taylor analyze developments in Latin America and U.S. relations in the region.

Macro and Markets

Robert Kahn analyzes economic policies for an integrated world.

Middle East Matters

Robert M. Danin analyzes critical developments and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East.

Net Politics

Experts analyze the growing importance and complexity of Internet governance, digital trade, privacy, and cybersecurity.

Politics, Power, and Preventive Action

Micah Zenko covers the U.S. national security debate.

Pressure Points

Elliott Abrams gives his take on the Middle East and on democracy and human rights issues across the globe.

Renewing America

Edward Alden and others explore ideas and initiatives for rebuilding American economic strength.

The Internationalist

Stewart M. Patrick assesses multilateral cooperation and state sovereignty.

The Water's Edge

James M. Lindsay analyzes the political forces shaping U.S. foreign policy and the sustainability of American power.

Women Around the World

Rachel B. Vogelstein, Jamille Bigio, Catherine Powell and Gayle Tzemach Lemmon analyze women’s advancement globally.