May 21, 2018
The United States faces three slow-motion crises—the future of work, climate change, and the federal debt—that we risk not tackling until it is too late.
December 23, 2009
Central banks have been consistent suppliers to the gold market, at least up until the second quarter of 2009, when they became a source of demand. India bought a substantial 200 tons, illustrated …
October 8, 2008
Teaching Notes on God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World by CFR Senior Fellow Walter Russell Mead.
May 21, 2015
Although it may have slipped from headlines, the conflict in Sudan’s western region of Darfur has not disappeared. Indeed, the region has seen almost unabated violence for over a decade, notably spik…
March 13, 2018
With President Donald Trump launching NAFTA negotiations and criticizing the WTO, international trade dispute forums are under increasing scrutiny.
Authoritarians are on the rise around the world, but history shows they’re mostly helpless.
February 24, 2018
The U.S. currently runs a surplus on investment income of about 1 percent of GDP, as the income on U.S. equity investment abroad (inflated by tax arbitrage) exceeds the interest the U.S. pays on its …
February 2, 2018
This week: connecting the unconnected, finding secret military bases online, a government-run 5G network, and cybersecurity guidance for the United Kingdom.
January 16, 2018
Back in 2013, China experienced its worst smog outbreak since 1961. At some point in January, the Air Quality Index (AQI) readings in Beijing were far beyond the levels health officials deemed extrem…