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February 25, 2014

Ukraine
Ukraine’s New Era of Uncertainty

At a crucial moment for Ukraine and its economic viability, the EU and United States should join efforts with Russia to try to stabilize the country, says veteran journalist Serge Schmemann.

March 31, 2008

United States
Schmemann: Europeans Fascinated with Obama ’Phenomenon’

Serge Schmemann, a veteran journalist based in Europe, says the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign has generated "a bigger stir than any election I can remember."

June 13, 2017

Peacekeeping
Serge Brammertz Prosecuting Sexual Violence in Conflict and the Future of International Criminal Justice

BIGIO: Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. My name is Jamille Bigio. I’m a senior fellow here at the Council in the Women and Foreign Policy Program. Our program has worked with leading scho…

May 7, 2007

France
Schmemann: French Voters Have Given Sarkozy ‘Mandate for Change’

Serge Schmemann of the International Herald Tribune says Nicolas Sarkozy’s triumph in the French presidential elections represents “a mandate for change.”

May 3, 2016

Asia
PhilRem Money Laundering Philippines Remittances Investigation How Could the Philippines’ Money Laundering Woes Affect Overseas Workers?

Rachel Brown is a research associate in Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. In February, $81 million stolen from the central bank of Bangladesh’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of…

July 2, 2012

Syria
Syria’s Leaders

As international attention focuses on the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad, cfr.org profiles some of the nation’s top leaders.

February 27, 2014

Global
The Road Ahead for Autonomous Vehicles

Once thought of as science fiction, the autonomous vehicle may soon be a reality. Three leading thinkers in the field, MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson, Intel's Jennifer Healey, and Chunka Mui of the Devil's …

February 27, 2014

Global
The Road Ahead for Autonomous Vehicles

Once thought of as science fiction, the autonomous vehicle may soon be a reality. Three leading thinkers in the field, MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson, Intel's Jennifer Healey, and Chunka Mui of the Devil's …

April 26, 2006

Syria
Syria: Has Assad Dodged a Bullet?

Bashar al-Assad, whose regime looked shaky under international pressure last year, is consolidating his power and cracking down on dissent. Despite a UN probe linking Syrian officials to the assassin…

October 3, 2012

Politics and Government
Supporters of the opposition Georgian Dream coalition celebrate exit poll results in Tbilisi. (David Mdzinarishvili/ courtesy Reuters) Georgia’s Election Brings New Hope for Democracy

More than two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Republic of Georgia passed an important democratic milestone this week when the opposition party won the  parliamentary elections and…