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January 27, 2017

United States
Image Trump Had A Busy First Week on Foreign Policy

Donald Trump said on the campaign trail that he would do things differently in foreign policy and do different things. Seven days into his presidency, he has been good to his word. Indeed, he has don…

April 26, 2017

Political History and Theory
Play RTX34CSF_EC.jpg U.S. Entry Into World War I: Lessons One Hundred Years Later

One hundred years ago this month, the United States declared war on Germany and thereby entered World War I. Experts discuss why the United States entered "the Great War," the consequences it had for…

April 25, 2016

China
Taiwn DPP election celebration Beijing’s Squeeze Play on Taiwan

In late April, I spent several days in Taiwan as part of a Council on Foreign Relations delegation. We met with a wide range of officials from the major political parties, including President Ma Ying…

February 18, 2016

Global
Drug_Regulation_3-3-16.jpg Generic Drug Regulation and the Politics of Pharmaceutical Pricing

Joshua Sharfstein of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Alex Tabarrok of George Mason University join CFR’s Thomas Bollyky to discuss the role that generic drug regulation might play…

December 7, 2015

United Kingdom
Play MelanieEinzig_EC_GO.jpg A Conversation With George Osborne

George Osborne lays out his roadmap for the future of the UK economy and argues that Britain and its allies must continue to play a major role in the Middle East and elsewhere around the world. 

December 1, 2015

Global
Pearl-Harbor-617-411 Ten Historical Anniversaries of Note in 2016

Anniversaries are how we mark the passage time of time, celebrate our triumphs, and honor our losses. Two thousand and fifteen witnessed several significant historical anniversaries: the octocentenni…

March 26, 2012

United States
Healthcare Costs and U.S. Competitiveness

Some analysts say healthcare costs hinder U.S. industry competitiveness in the global marketplace, but it’s unclear whether proposed health reforms will offer any cost relief.

May 7, 2015

Wars and Conflict
Lusitania-Sinks TWE Remembers: The Sinking of the Lusitania

Asking “what if” is a popular parlor game. Seldom, however, do we ever get an answer, and certainly not almost immediately. King George V of Britain is a rare exception. On the morning of May 7, 1915…

February 27, 2015

Robots and Artificial Intelligence
Play Artificial-Intelligence-27F.jpg Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans and Robots in the Economy

MIT Professor Emeritus and Rethink Robotics Founder Rodney Brooks, Carnegie Mellon's Abhinav Gupta, and MIT's Andrew McAfee, join Nicholas Thompson, editor at NewYorker.com, to discuss artificial int…