Alan Greenspan discusses the U.S. economy.
Alan Greenspan discusses the U.S. economy.
George Osborne lays out his roadmap for the future of the UK economy and argues that Britain and its allies must continue to play a major role in the Middle East and elsewhere around the world.
In an article for The Weekly Standard, Elliott Abrams discusses John Kerry’s remarks on terrorism that seem to distinguish attacks committed against the general population from those against targeted groups like journalists and Jews.
Senior officials from almost two hundred nations are meeting in Paris, France, for the twenty-first annual United Nations Conference of Parties (COP21), also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference. Below, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Foreign Affairs magazine offer resources on the challenges of climate change.
Oil’s drop shows methodology does not determine price floor
Fiscal "breakeven" oil prices have become popular among analysts and decision-makers as indicators of oil-producing countries' economic and political stability, but there are limits to the insights that breakeven prices provide. Blake Clayton and Michael A. Levi assess the potential value and most important pitfalls involved in using fiscal breakeven oil prices.
The November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris and late October bombing of Russian Metrojet flight 9268 have not only crystallized the threat of the self-declared Islamic State to the world, but also created an unlikely opportunity to open a dialogue with Russia. However, these tragedies do not change the long-term threat Russia poses to stability in Europe.
The Paris talks have been built up as a critical moment for confronting climate change, making even the perception of success important for momentum on lowering carbon emissions, writes CFR’s Michael Levi.
The Obama administration has other methods to pursue a binding international agreement on climate change in Paris that fall short of a treaty, says CFR’s John B. Bellinger III.
Michael Bloomberg discusses the threat of international climate change.
Religious scholars and leaders discuss international efforts to address climate change, including faith-based approaches to environmental justice.
Experts discuss global efforts to mitigate climate change.
Beginning with the Stuxnet virus launched by the United States at an Iranian nuclear facility in 2010 and continuing through to the most recent Sony hacking scandal, A Hacked World Order exposes how the Internet has ushered in a new era of geopolitical maneuvering and reveals the tremendous and terrifying implications for our economic livelihood, security, and personal identity.
Experts discuss global climate diplomacy ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21/CMP11) in Paris.
In Financial Times, Philip Gordon argues we must deal with the causes of the so-called Islamic State and not just the symptoms: that means empowering the Sunnis of Iraq, and an agreement by the regional powers to end the war in Syria
Chris Christie discusses U.S. foreign policy.
Europe, the Middle East and the United States grapple with the aftermath of terrorist attacks in France.
Experts discuss Friday’s attacks in Paris, violent extremism in Europe, and possible connections to terrorist movements in the Middle East and elsewhere.
Steven A. Cook discusses the global response to the attacks in Paris, Beirut, and Egypt.
Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein shares his reflections on the status of human rights across the world.
To ensure the success of Myanmar's historic democratic transition, the United States should revise its outdated and counterproductive sanctions policy.
Blackwill and Campbell analyze the rise of Chinese President Xi Jinping and call for a new American grand strategy for Asia.
Williams argues that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.
Kurlantzick offers the sharpest analysis yet of what state capitalism’s emergence means for democratic politics around the world. More
In a cogent analysis of why the United States is losing ground as a world power, Blackwill and Harris explore the statecraft of geoeconomics. More
Takeyh and Simon reframe the legacy of U.S. involvement in the Arab world from 1945 to 1991 and shed new light on the makings of the contemporary Middle East. More
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2015 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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