Experts discuss the global economy.
Experts discuss the global economy.
Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the NPT conference on April 27, 2015, where he discussed negotiations with Iran, the New START Treaty with Russia, and nuclear energy uses.
For fifty years, Moore’s Law has governed the startling pace of innovation in the computer chip industry. That Moore’s Law is an extraordinary phenomenon, unique to a single industry, is often forgotten by clean energy commentators who misappropriate it for predicting the progress of technologies like solar panels and batteries. Varun Sivaram argues that this sort of analogy is misleading, and that the clean energy sector should aspire to Moore-esque advances.
Research Links on Nuclear Issues provide news, data, journals, U.S. government initiatives and documents, international organizations, alliances, and treaties.
Experts discuss the status of global nuclear proliferation.
What CFR.org Editors are reading the week of April 20–24, 2015.
On Monday, diplomats will gather in New York for a conference to review the Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT). Held once every five years, the Review Conference is an opportunity to assess progress on the treaty’s basic bargain: States without nuclear weapons promise not to build them if the five nuclear states promise to get rid of theirs. This conference comes at a critical time. For 70 years, the nonproliferation regime has limited the spread of nuclear weapons. Today, it is marked by deep discord.
The UN Security Council receives a chemical weapons report on Syria; Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tours the United States and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani visits India.
On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to New York to convince the world that the United States is working toward a world free of nuclear weapons. He has a stronger case than you might think.
Experts discuss the progress of women’s rights around the world.
News, data and reports on environmental and energy security, data, history and background, international agreements, and information on specific resources and issues like climate change and sustainable development.
What CFR.org Editors are reading the week of April 13–17, 2015.
Greece faces a new debt deadline; Apple releases its take on the smart watch; and the centennial of the Armenian genocide is observed.
Experts examine routes for students to learn about and prepare for careers in public and foreign policy as part of the 2015 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs.
Experts discuss current trends and potential developments in the world economy as part of the 2015 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs.
Carla Harris launches the 2015 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs with a keynote address.
What CFR.org Editors are reading the week of April 6–10, 2015.
The Prime Minister of Iraq visits the White House; the Senate Foreign Relations Committee discusses the Iran nuclear deal; and the World Bank and International Monetary Fund hold meetings.
Wolfgang Schäuble discusses the European economy.
Research links for news, research and data, and conferences focused on global health and organizations involved in addressing noncommunicable diseases (also known as chronic disease).
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.
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
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