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May 4, 2018

United Kingdom
Play Anti-Brexit protesters wear masks and wave flags during a demonstration in front of the Houses of Parliament in London British Foreign Policy Post Brexit

As the United Kingdom moves closer to an exit from the European Union, questions remain about how Brexit will influence Britain’s role on the world stage.

April 20, 2018

Media
Play Disinformation and media literacy Political Disruptions: Combating Disinformation and Fake News

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.

February 6, 2017

United States
BP02062017 Are We Experiencing a Slow-Motion, Turkish-Style Coup? Or Our Own Arab Spring?

Corrupting the media, spreading chaos, and subverting the rule of law—it's what authoritarian regimes do best.

June 14, 2012

Trade
An Australian liquified natural gas (LNG) carrier, with four cyrogenic storage tanks that hold LNG, sails off the coast of Western Australia (Handout/Courtesy Reuters). Morning Brief: A Strategy for U.S. Natural Gas Exports

In a new paper published by the Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Project, CFR Senior Fellow Michael A. Levi assesses the costs and benefits of natural gas exports, and recommends allowing exports wit…

May 11, 2012

Trade
Space Shuttle Endeavour Astronauts Mark Kelly and Mike Fincke talk to students at Mesa Verde Elementary School in Tucson, Arizona to spark interest in STEM studies in May 2011. (NASA Handout/Courtesy Reuters) Morning Brief: U.S. Students Not Proficient in Science

The U.S. Department of Education’s 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) found that two-thirds of U.S. students are not proficient in science (EducationWeek). Only 2 percent of stud…

June 13, 2012

Trade
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testifies before the Congressional Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, as Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein looks on in January 2010 (Kevin Lamarque/Courtesy Reuters). Morning Brief: Dimon to Call Bad Trades an “Isolated Event”

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon will testify before the Senate’s banking committee today on his firm’s recent unexpected trading losses (TheHill). In his prepared remarks, Dimon will be apologetic, bu…

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