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Climate Change

As home insurers pull out of climate-threatened regions around the United States, Why It Matters examines the emerging risks for homeowners, and the U.S. economy.

Climate Change

Accelerating risks and damage from climate change are spurring private insurers in the United States to limit coverage in a growing number of areas, thus imposing mounting stress on local communities and straining the country’s overall economic health.

Climate Change

Ukraine

Ukraine

If Western allies fail to send Ukraine the weapons it needs, the odds of the war dragging on increase, posing a terrible cost to Ukraine, Russia, and the wider world.

Human Rights

Ukraine

Six graphics illustrate the extraordinary level of support the United States has provided Ukraine in its war against Russian invaders.
India

India

Canada’s stunning allegations of an India-directed plot to kill Sikh separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar has stirred frictions between two major democracies and raised questions about India’s global actions to protect its interests.   

India

External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar of India discusses India-U.S. relations, India’s G-20 presidency, and diplomacy in the current era of rapid technological evolution.

 

Immigration and Migration

United States

Temporary protected status has long been used as a humanitarian solution for migrants who are unable to return home safely, but efforts to give them a path to citizenship have reignited the debate around the U.S. immigration policy.  

Immigration and Migration

The Western Hemisphere needs regional solutions to make the most of the migration wave it faces.

 

United Nations

Women and Women's Rights

The world’s nations are lagging woefully behind in meeting targets for achieving gender equality by 2030, but a new round of initiatives has stirred hope of progress.

 

 

CFR mourns the passing of James F. Hoge Jr., a transformative former editor of Foreign Affairs and CFR member of forty-eight years.

Events

Human Rights

Panelists assess the current state of human rights in the Middle East, along with the impact of U.S foreign policy on human rights, regional partnerships, and geopolitical dynamics.

Robots and Artificial Intelligence

Technology and foreign policy experts discuss the paradoxical nature of artificial intelligence’s extraordinary growth opportunities and its significant potential for disruption and risk, as well as the necessity of establishing new governance mechanisms to both control and harness this potentially defining technology.

China

Ian Johnson discusses his new book, Sparks: China’s Underground Historians and Their Battle for the Future, which describes how some of China’s best-known writers, filmmakers, and artists have overcome crackdowns and censorship to forge a nationwide movement that challenges the Communist Party on its most hallowed ground: its control of history.

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Will Freeman
Will Freeman

Fellow for Latin America Studies

Americas Latin America Democracy

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Alice C. Hill
Alice C. Hill

David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment

Climate Change Infrastructure Food and Water Security

Henri J. Barkey
Henri J. Barkey

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies

Middle East and North Africa Turkey Kurds

Erdogan the Survivor

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

John B. Bellinger III
John B. Bellinger III

Adjunct Senior Fellow for International and National Security Law

International Law Treaties and Agreements Sanctions

Shannon K. O'Neil
Shannon K. O'Neil

Vice President, Deputy Director of Studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies

Trade Supply Chains Democracy

The Americas Can’t Handle Immigration a la Carte

Kenneth S. Rogoff

The Age of Inflation

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

Steven A. Tananbaum Distinguished Fellow for International Economics

Monetary Policy Fiscal Policy Regulation and Deregulation

Expert Opinion: Fitch Cuts U.S. Credit Rating

Gideon Rose
Gideon Rose

Mary and David Boies Distinguished Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy

Wars and Conflict Middle East and North Africa Southeast Asia

What Oppenheimer Left Out

Jennifer Hillman
Jennifer Hillman

Senior Fellow for Trade and International Political Economy

Trade World Trade Organization (WTO) NAFTA

Time to Redefine 'Good' and 'Bad' Subsidies, New CFR Report Says

Martin S. Indyk
Martin S. Indyk

Lowy Distinguished Fellow in U.S.-Middle East Diplomacy

Middle East and North Africa Israel Egypt

How Benjamin Netanyahu Pushed Israel Into Chaos

Sebastian Mallaby
Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics

Monetary Policy International Finance Globalization

Storm Clouds Loom for China’s Economy

Scott A. Snyder
Scott A. Snyder

Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy

North Korea South Korea Asia

Stephen Sestanovich
Stephen Sestanovich

George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Russia Europe and Eurasia U.S. Foreign Policy

James M. Lindsay
James M. Lindsay

Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair

United States Politics and Government Polls and Public Opinion

Esther Brimmer
Esther Brimmer

James H. Binger Senior Fellow in Global Governance

Global Governance International Organizations Space

Inclusive Internationalism

Matthew C. Waxman
Matthew C. Waxman

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Law and Foreign Policy

International Law Cybersecurity U.S. Foreign Policy

José Miguel Vivanco
José Miguel Vivanco

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Human Rights

Human Rights International Law Americas

Steven A. Cook
Steven A. Cook

Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies and Director of the International Affairs Fellowship for Tenured International Relations Scholars

Middle East and North Africa Turkey Arab Spring

Egypt’s Economic Decay and its Implications

Ebenezer Obadare
Ebenezer Obadare

Douglas Dillon Senior Fellow for Africa Studies

Nigeria Sub-Saharan Africa Religion

Introduction to Symposium on Pastoral Power, Clerical State

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 Florida Get It Right Against COVID-19?

Sheila A. Smith
Sheila A. Smith

John E. Merow Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Studies

Japan Defense and Security Asia

Liana Fix

Stop Trying to “Defeat” Russia and China

Yanzhong Huang
Yanzhong Huang

Senior Fellow for Global Health

China Health Asia

Michelle Gavin
Michelle Gavin

Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies

Botswana South Africa Zimbabwe

Catherine Powell
Catherine Powell

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy

Women and Women's Rights Human Rights Gender

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