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Ukraine

The collapse of the Nova Kakhovka dam has left hundreds of thousands of people without drinking water and triggered mass evacuations in a country struggling with ongoing hardship.

 

Ukraine

Six graphics illustrate the extraordinary level of support the United States has provided Ukraine this past year in its war against Russian invaders.
Defense and Security

Defense and Security

The fledgling agreement is set to deepen defense cooperation among Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

 

Indo-Pacific

The leaders of the United States, Australia, India, and Japan held their fourth Quad meeting in May. After a year dedicated to fighting the pandemic, here’s what they pledged to take on next.
Turkey

Turkey

Turkey is heading for a classic currency crisis.  All of its reserves and then some are borrowed.

Turkey

Steven A. Cook, the Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies at the Council, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss what the reelection of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan means for U.S.-Turkey relations and the future of NATO.

 

Immigration and Migration

United States

Comprehensive immigration reform has eluded Congress for years. With border crossings at a record high, how are policymakers responding?

 

United States

Record numbers of migrants seeking to cross the southern U.S. border are challenging the Joe Biden administration’s attempts to restore asylum protections. Here’s how the asylum process works.
Public Health

 

 

Public Health

Opioid addiction and abuse in the United States has become a prolonged epidemic, endangering public health, economic output, and national security.
Latin America

Brazil

Forget regional integration. Basic diplomacy will remain an uphill battle until the region’s leaders return to a shared definition of democracy.

Trade

Three decades after its founding, Latin America’s largest trade bloc continues to deal with internal divisions, including over a stalled trade deal with the European Union. How could the return of Brazil’s Lula change the calculus?

Brazil

Brazil has long sought a greater role on the world stage, but political upheaval and other enduring challenges have complicated its efforts.

Events

Europe and Eurasia

Panelists discuss the results of Turkey’s May 28 runoff election and what the outcome signals for the future of the country.

Latin America

Panelists discuss the status of democracy in Latin America, including the possibility of increased U.S. support, and the trends contributing to fluctuations in democracy across the region.  This meeting is part of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Project on the Future of Democracy.

United States

After two decades as president of the Council on Foreign Relations, Richard Haass discusses his experience with leadership both inside and outside of government, lessons learned along the way, as well as his ideas on the obligations of citizenship and the foreign policy challenges facing the United States. Members are encouraged to include their high school- or college-age children or grandchildren in this event. All members are welcome to attend. Both Richard Haass and Shannon O'Neil will be speaking from CFR's headquarters in New York. 

United States

White House Homeland Security Advisor Liz Sherwood-Randall discusses how the Biden Administration prepares for and responds to a broad range of threats to the Homeland. The Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism honors the memory of longtime Council member Kenneth A. Moskow, who made this event possible through a generous bequest. His intent was to establish an annual event to bring together the leaders of the intelligence community and promote discussion on critical issues in counterterrorism.

Expert Spotlight

Matthew C. Waxman
Matthew C. Waxman

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Law and Foreign Policy

International Law Cybersecurity U.S. Foreign Policy

Sheila A. Smith
Sheila A. Smith

John E. Merow Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Studies

Japan Defense and Security Asia

Carl Minzner
Carl Minzner

Senior Fellow For China Studies

China Asia Rule of Law

Xi Jinping Can’t Handle an Aging China

Bruce Hoffman
Bruce Hoffman

Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security

Terrorism and Counterterrorism Wars and Conflict Intelligence

John B. Bellinger III
John B. Bellinger III

Adjunct Senior Fellow for International and National Security Law

International Law Treaties and Agreements Sanctions

Max Boot
Max Boot

Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies

U.S. Foreign Policy Defense and Security Military History

Boot: The Ukrainian Offensive Is Beginning

Ebenezer Obadare
Ebenezer Obadare

Douglas Dillon Senior Fellow for Africa Studies

Nigeria Sub-Saharan Africa Religion

Sebastian Mallaby
Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics

Monetary Policy International Finance Globalization

Paul B. Stares
Paul B. Stares

General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action

Conflict Prevention Wars and Conflict Defense and Security

Esther Brimmer

What’s Cracking in the Arctic?

Richard Haass
Richard Haass

President, Council on Foreign Relations

U.S. Foreign Policy International Relations

Israel at 75

A. Michael Spence

In Defense of Industrial Policy

Yanzhong Huang
Yanzhong Huang

Senior Fellow for Global Health

China Health Asia

Can China Recover From Zero COVID?

Kenneth S. Rogoff

The Age of Inflation

Jennifer Hillman
Jennifer Hillman

Senior Fellow for Trade and International Political Economy

Trade World Trade Organization (WTO) NAFTA

How to Use Trade Policy to Meet the Climate Challenge

Stephen Biddle

Ukraine and the Future of Offensive Maneuver

Roger W. Ferguson Jr.
Roger W. Ferguson Jr.

Steven A. Tananbaum Distinguished Fellow for International Economics

Monetary Policy Fiscal Policy Regulation and Deregulation

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan

Editor, Foreign Affairs; Peter G. Peterson Chair

China U.S. Foreign Policy

Immigration Before Automation

Thomas J. Bollyky
Thomas J. Bollyky

Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development and Director of the Global Health Program

Health Trade Development

Did We Predict the Pandemic?

Ray Takeyh
Ray Takeyh

Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies

Iran Iran Nuclear Agreement Persian Gulf

Takeyh: China and Russia Encourage Iran to Go Nuclear

Explainers

Global Climate Agreements
International efforts, such as the Paris Agreement, aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But experts say countries aren’t doing enough to limit dangerous global warming.

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