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April 5, 2017

South Africa
South Africa’s Cabinet Reshuffle Reflects Leadership Crisis

President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle has exposed growing fissures within the ruling African National Congress, writes CFR’s John Campbell.

December 6, 2012

Development
india_foreign_affairs_poverty New From CFR: Foreign Affairs on Poverty in India

A review by Andrew Nathan in the November/December Foreign Affairs examines two books on poverty reduction in India, home to some 35 percent of the world’s poorest people. The first volume is Poverty…

August 12, 2015

Global
A health worker administers drops of polio vaccine to children in an outskirt of the Yemeni capital Sana'a. Global Efforts to Eradicate Polio

Though polio had nearly been eradicated, the virus is on the rise amid an increase in violence against vaccine workers in conflict zones.

June 15, 2016

Global
Play RTX12T3E_EC.jpg Strength, Speed, Transparency: Improving UN Peace Operations for the 21st Century

Experts discuss how the UN can provide more rapid, efficient, and reliable support to peace operations, the challenges in reaching these goals, and ways the U.S. government is supporting this mission.

December 6, 2012

United States
Gasoline Prices

With the Middle East unrest ongoing and the global economy recovering, gasoline prices are rising considerably. But policies to ease U.S. consumer impact take time and policymakers are divided over t…

May 21, 2015

Cybersecurity
Cyber CFR checklist Net Politics A Checklist Manifesto For Cybersecurity

As I continue to do my part to evangelize the NIST Cyber Framework, the most common criticism I hear is that it is nothing more than one big, long checklist. My initial response was to parrot back wh…

March 24, 2011

Two Additions to CFR’s Energy Roster

I’m thrilled to share the news that Atul Arya and Daniel Ahn have joined CFR as adjunct fellows for energy. This is part of a broader ramping up of CFR’s work on energy and security, about which I’ll…

November 1, 2011

Iran
Iran’s Internal Political Fray

Iran’s power struggles are adding to the political problems of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, but it remains unclear who will emerge most powerful among the feuding conservative factions, says expert…

November 10, 2009

Climate Change
Countdown to Copenhagen Symposium: Session 1: Copenhagen in a Global Context

Watch experts and policymakers place the climate change negotiations at Copenhagen within a global context. This session was part of a CFR symposium, Countdown to Copenhagen: What's Next for Clima…