July 19, 2012Trade
Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson have founded a non-partisan organization to advocate for budgetary reform, the Campaign to Fix the Debt. The organization will focus on policy development and educatio…
May 31, 2018United States
With the U.S. national debt already exceeding $15 trillion, President Trump’s tax reform and budget deals with Congress are poised to add massively to the country’s deficits. CFR explores the origins of the national debt, the risks it presents, and the outlook for change.
December 18, 2017Cybersecurity
How the regulation of early balloon warfare can inform current debates about regulating cyber conflict.
November 18, 2004
That is the classic view of the role of the central bank. It extends beyond using monetary policy to prevent "overheating" and price inflation. Most central bank regulate the banking system, and si…
June 18, 2018Health
Pollution kills nine million people each year and sickens many more, mostly in poorer nations. The global health effects of climate change are less well quantified, but also increasing with lower-inc…
May 24, 2018Monetary Policy
This is the first session of the American Debt: Causes, Consequences, and Fixes symposium.
May 16, 2018West Africa
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf discusses the importance of women's involvement in development and democracy in Africa.
April 20, 2018Media
Kelly M. Greenhill, Joan Donovan, and Benjamin T. Decker assess the challenges of disinformation and media literacy, and its role in U.S. democracy, with Richard Stengel, as part of the 2018 CFR College and University Educators Workshop.