The Post-Washington Consensus

The Post-Washington Consensus

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Nancy Birdsall and Francis Fukuyama discuss their recent Foreign Affairs article “The Post-Washington Consensus: Development After the Crisis” with students, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

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Russia

If the President wants to use an arms build-up to advance arms control, he should take his cues from the Reagan record.

Yemen

The Gulf nation’s ground troops have cultivated alliances in Yemen with local armed groups, but its ability to shape the civil war’s outcome is limited.

U.S. Foreign Policy

U.S. competition with China continues to intensify, but rather than adopting a strategy of containment, the United States should respond by reinforcing its relationships with allies and leveraging China's desire for stability to discourage disruptive behavior.