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April 18, 2018

Cuba
Cuba After the Castros What Is Cuba’s Post-Castro Future?

Miguel Diaz-Canel, set to replace Raul Castro as president of Cuba after sixty years of Castro rule, will be faced with the challenges of implementing economic reform and sidestepping regional isolat…

April 9, 2018

China
The China Mission THE CHINA MISSION: George Marshall’s Unfinished War, 1945–1947

As the United States courts a trade war with China, a timely new book by Foreign Affairs’ Executive Editor Daniel Kurtz-Phelan illuminates how U.S. policymakers have been vexed by relations with Chin…

November 21, 2017

Zimbabwe
Mugabe-Zimbabwe-Resign-Impeach-ZANU-PF Facing Impeachment, Zimbabwe's Mugabe Resigns

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe resigned just as impeachment proceedings against him got under way, ending his 37-year rule.

June 20, 2016

Saudi Arabia
BP06202016 Saudi Arabia’s Gamal Mubarak

Like Gamal Mubarak, the once-presumed heir to Egypt's presidency, once was, Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seen as the favorite son and natural heir of his ruling father, r…

June 19, 2015

Cyber Net Politics CFR Cyber Week in Review: June 19, 2015

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: The Electronic Frontier Foundation published its annual "Who Has Your Back?" report, which as…

April 27, 2015

Vietnam
Play RTRH1XQ_EC.jpg Reflections on the Vietnam War

Experts discuss the legacy of the Vietnam War.

March 23, 2015

United States
Play RTRIAXS_EC.jpg Reimagining National Service

Experts share their perspectives on how service organizations can promote a culture of national service in the United States.

July 29, 2014

Wars and Conflict
World-War-I-Books TWE Remembers: World War I Histories

You can learn a lot about the origins, events, and consequences of World War I by surfing the Internet. But if you really want to understand why the Great War happened, you should read serious histor…

August 7, 2014

Defense and Security
Lindsay-LBJsigning-20140806 TWE Remembers: Congress Passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

“Act in haste, repent at leisure.” “Look before you leap.” “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.” Warnings against acting rashly are frequently offered. They are just as frequently ignored. The …

June 13, 2014

Summer-Reading-Books The World Next Week: Books to Read This Summer

The World Next Week podcast is up. This week, Bob McMahon and I took a break from our regular discussion of next week’s news to kick off the summer with some reading recommendations. We were joined b…