In recent years, women and openly gay individuals have gained new opportunities to serve in the U.S. military, yet racial and ethnic minorities remain underrepresented at the highest levels.
Singapore, one of the world’s wealthiest and most trade-dependent countries, punches above its weight in regional and global affairs.
On current trends, goods exports to China will struggle to reach their 2017 level—there won't be any big gains from the Phase One deal.
The United States has long accepted hundreds of thousands of foreign workers each year, but the Trump administration has blocked many of these visas as unemployment among the domestic labor force has skyrocketed amid the coronavirus pandemic.
This post is part of the Council on Foreign Relations’ blog series on human trafficking, in which CFR fellows and other leading experts assess new approaches to improve U.S. and global efforts to curb trafficking and modern slavery. This post was authored by Jeff Bond, associate director, Global Fund to End Modern Slavery (GFEMS).
New U.S. sanctions under the Caesar Act could compound the economic turmoil threatening to undo the Assad regime.
In order to prevent a humanitarian disaster in Syria and avoid regional instability, the United States should make the outcome of the fight for Idlib a national security concern and exercise the leadership necessary for implementing diplomatic and political solutions to the civil war.
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Drs. Lisa Cooper and Leana Wen discuss the racial inequities that exist in the health care field today and how that impacts the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War on June 25, panelists discuss how the war altered U.S. foreign policy, divided Korea, and had long lasting effects in the region.
An invaluable primer from Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, that will help anyone, expert and nonexpert alike, navigate a time in which many of our biggest challenges come from the world beyond our borders.
The United States should respond to the COVID-19 reordering moment and stop deterioration in the balance of power with China, bolster relations with India and Europe, and reform the way it deals with allies and partners.
Is America’s alliance system so quietly effective that politicians and voters fail to appreciate its importance in delivering the security they take for granted?