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  • Global Memo

    Impatient and Distracted: The United States and NATO Under Trump

    Impatient and Distracted: The United States and NATO Under Trump
  • Global Memo

    Europe Is at the Core of France’s Foreign Policy

    Europe Is at the Core of France’s Foreign Policy
  • Global Memo

    Global Cyber Governance in 2017: Information Integrity

    Global Cyber Governance in 2017: Information Integrity
  • Global Memo

    Refreshing Global Trade Governance

    Refreshing Global Trade Governance
  • Global Memo

    Steering a World in Disarray: Ten Summits to Watch in 2017

    Steering a World in Disarray: Ten Summits to Watch in 2017
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    Global Perspectives: Rapid Reactions to U.S. Election Results

    Global Perspectives: Rapid Reactions to U.S. Election Results

Events

The Council of Councils Ninth Regional Conference: Berlin

Oct 30, 2016—Nov 1, 2016

On October 30–November 1, 2016, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and CFR convened the ninth Council of Councils regional conference, "Regional Security in a Turbulent World," in Berlin, Germany.

Latest Member Publications

Being Pragmatic with Pyongyang

May 2, 2017 | Rakesh Sood, ORF

This report discusses the tensions between the United States and North Korea. It concludes that because the threat for North Korea is existential, neither violence nor sanctions will deter the pursuit of nuclear weapons and diplomacy and dialogue is the o

Foreign Policy Challenges for the Next French President

April 4, 2017 | IFRI

Bringing together 15 brief analyses, this report hopes to contribute to the French presidential debate. The study identifies the most important foreign policy issues and options that the next French president will face, whoever that might be.