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May 7, 2018

South Korea
South Korea at a Crossroads Teaching Notes South Korea at the Crossroads

Teaching Notes for South Korea at a Crossroads, written by CFR Senior Fellow Scott Snyder

April 20, 2018

North Korea
Play Nuclear North Korea Nuclear North Korea: The Trump-Kim Meeting

Patricia M. Kim, Gary Samore, and Sheila A. Smith speak with Mitchel B. Wallerstein about the threats posed by a nuclear North Korea and prospects for a Trump-Kim summit meeting.

July 31, 2012

Trade
A teacher reads to first grade students (gibsonsgolfer/flickr). Morning Brief: Strategies to Keep Good Teachers

The New Teacher Project (TNTP) released a report indicating that many public school leaders are failing to find and support good teachers (Education Week). The study found that both the most and leas…

May 16, 2012

Trade
Michelle Rhee, founder and CEO of StudentsFirst and former chancellor of DC public schools, speaks at the "Educated Workforce" session of an economic forum in 2009. (Hyungwon Kang/Courtesy Reuters) Morning Brief: New Education Advocacy Groups Shape Debate

Since the 1960s, teacher unions have been the primary lobbyists on education policy, but new advocacy groups are emerging (Education Week). These single-issue groups are gaining traction on Capitol H…

March 11, 2013

Development
Egypt-fuel-subsidies-budget-inequality-economic-growth.jpg Question of the Week: Inequality Part II

How does inequality affect economic growth? Question of the Week posts review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background information and links to a full spec…

August 11, 2015

Japan
South Korea, Japan, and Wartime Shadows

The future of the Japan–South Korea relationship depends on the ability of their leaders to address the past and to build a new partnership based on mutual understanding and trust, writes CFR’s Scott…

April 23, 2014

United States
Bearing the Burden of Global Leadership

Weary from a decade-plus of foreign wars, the United States has pulled back from its traditional role of global leader and has pursued a less ambitious and more multilateral approach to addressing in…

April 23, 2014

United States
Bearing the Burden of Global Leadership

Weary from a decade-plus of foreign wars, the United States has pulled back from its traditional role of global leader and has pursued a less ambitious and more multilateral approach to addressing in…

July 25, 2013

North Korea
JSA The Korean Armistice: Sixty Years of “War By Other Means”

This weekend President Obama will commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the end of the war fight on the Korean peninsula. But in so doing, he will have no choice to acknowledge that the war has not…

October 19, 2010

Education
A Conversation with Arne Duncan

Education Secretary Duncan and New York City Schools Chancellor Klein discuss strategies for improving the quality of the U.S. education system in order to make American students more competitive in …