Despite will on all sides for the summit to proceed, a fundamental disagreement on the road map to denuclearization looms large.
Political shifts and economic challenges in Latin America could either boost Latin America’s largest trade bloc or lead to its obsolescence.
Accord focused on soybeans and gas does nothing about huge tech-sector challenges.
According to the New York Times, the White House wants to further limit China's access to U.S. technologies by barring their citizens in U.S. universities from performing sensitive research. That might do more harm than good.
CFR's Michael Dempsey, Philip Gordon, and James Lindsay discuss President Donald J. Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.
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From debt bondage in India, forced labor in North Korea, and human trafficking in Europe and the United States, an estimated 40.3 million people worldwide are victims of modern slavery.
With the recent Inter-Korean Summit, U.S.-China trade disagreements, and unrest in much of the region, the balance of power in Asia continues to be in a state of flux.
Michael McFaul provides an insider’s perspective on Russia during his time as U.S. ambassador, including his analysis of Russia’s foreign policy from the end of the cold war to the presidency of Vladimir Putin and the future of U.S.-Russia relations.
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan discusses the May/June 2018 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine with contributors Yuen Yuen Ang and Yascha Mounk.
The Third Revolution argues that Xi Jinping’s dual-reform trajectories—a more authoritarian system at home and a more ambitious foreign policy abroad—provide Beijing with new levers of influence that the United States must learn to exploit in order to protect its own interests.
Solar energy is the world’s cheapest and fastest-growing power source, but its rise is in danger of stalling. Varun Sivaram argues that realizing solar's potential will require innovation—creative financing, revolutionary technologies, and flexible energy systems.
The award-winning author of The Battle of Bretton Woods reveals the gripping history behind the Marshall Plan—told with verve, insight, and resonance for today.