Leading experts analyze the world economy.
Leading experts analyze the world economy.
CFR fellows discuss how Islamic extremism has fueled the rise of militant groups like ISIS, and what the United States and its allies should be doing to address thie threat.
CFR fellows discuss the recent Ebola outbreak in western Africa and its effect on the region.
CFR fellows discuss the current situation in the Middle East.
CFR Senior Fellows Robert Danin and Elliott Abrams discuss the ongoing conflict in Gaza and the Israeli government's decision to commence a ground invasion.
Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille joins Ann Cooper of Columbia University to offer her thoughts on recent events in South African politics.
St. Louis Fed president James Bullard joins Matthew Winkler of Bloomberg News to discuss monetary policy and its effects on economic inequality.
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong joins J. Stapleton Roy of the Woodrow Wilson Center to give his perspective on current events in the Asia-Pacific region.
Steven Simon, former senior director for Middle Eastern and North African affairs at the National Security Council, and Barak Mendelsohn, associate professor of political science at Haverford College discuss the fight between the Iraqi government and the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).
Experts discuss latest developments in Iraq and options for dealing with them.
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman sits down with Charlene Barshefsky of WilmerHale to give an update on the status of the United States' current international trade negotiations.
Experts discuss trends in U.S. drug policies and their implications for foreign policy.
Following the recent publication of her memoir, Hard Choices, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton joins CFR President Richard N. Haass to reflect on her tenure at the State Department.
Kenneth Roth of Human Rights Watch, CFR's Matthew Waxman, and James Zirin, host of Conversations in the Digital Age, join Fordham University's Karen Greenberg to discuss national security, civil liberties, and how to strike the right balance between the two.
Ukraine's recently held presidential election has been deemed a success, but the country faces a number of continuing challenges including an ongoing separatist rebellion in the east. Karen Donfried of the German Marshall Fund and CFR Fellows Robert Kahn and Stephen Sestanovich join CFR President Richard N. Haass to discuss the crisis in Ukraine and its implications for U.S. foreign policy.
Former U.S. ambassador to China Winston Lord discussed the events surrounding the standoff in Tiananmen Square, its long-term impact, China's ascension as a global power, and what the future holds for the country.
On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Brent Scowcroft of the Scowcroft Group and Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times join CFR President Richard N. Haass to discuss the events from the U.S. point of view.
Louisa Lim of NPR and Xiao Qiang of the University of California, Berkeley, join Asia Society's Orville Schell to discuss the Tiananmen Square protests and their aftermath from the Chinese perspective.
CFR Fellows Alyssa Ayres, Jagdish Bhagwati, and Robert Blackwill join Charles Kaye of Warburg Pincus to discuss the results of the recent Indian election.
Rodger Voorhies, director of the Financial Services for the Poor Program at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Christopher Blattman, assistant professor of political science and international affairs at Columbia University, discuss how mobile finance and direct cash grants are revolutionizing global efforts to alleviate poverty. The moderator is Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs.
Ashley's War tells the poignant and gripping story of a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers in Afghanistan. More
Smith's insightful book explores the policy issues testing the Japanese government as it tries to navigate its relationship with an advancing China. More
This revolutionary new look at volatility and crisis in oil markets explores the conditions in which oil supply fears arise, gain popularity, and eventually wane. More
Rates of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries are increasing faster than in wealthier countries. The Independent Task Force outlines a plan for collective action on this growing epidemic.
This Independent Task Force asserts that elevating and prioritizing the U.S.-Canada-Mexico relationship offers the best opportunity for strengthening the United States and its place in the world.
Williams argues that the status quo for peace operations in untenable and that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.
The authors argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power and recommend placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China into the international system and more on balancing China's rise.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2014 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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