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May 8, 2014

Education
Yaun Smith, a senior, talks about his class's assembly line to make a s’more as a class project as part of the Project Lead the Way class at Bradley Tech High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Darren Hauck/Courtesy Reuters). How to Fill the Skills Gap: Bring Back Apprenticeships

This is a guest post by Robert Maxim, research associate, competitiveness and foreign policy, for the Council on Foreign Relations studies program. Manufacturing is growing in the United States, but…

January 29, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
The New York Times Gets Israel Wrong Again

Just for the record, it is useful to recall the New York Times’s analysis of Israel’s recent election campaign. Here is the prognosis by its chief Jerusalem correspondent, Jodi Rudoren, on the day be…

December 18, 2012

The New York Times Interprets Israel

Last Sunday the New York Times printed a summary correction of all the errors made in a December 2 article by its  Jerusalem bureau chief, Jodi Rudoren. Her Times story was about Israel’s announcemen…

April 6, 2017

Global
Markets_EC.jpg Corruption and Commerce: The Costs and Benefits of Policing International Markets

Experts discuss the effects of corruption and illicit financial flows on international commerce, and how the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has helped advance U.S. multinational corporations.

April 6, 2017

Global
Corruption_EC.jpg Corruption and National Security: What Has and Has Not Worked

Experts discuss how corruption affects U.S. national security and global stability, and the measures used by the U.S. government to fight corruption and promote transparency.

March 30, 2017

Global
Podcast RTX329UJ_EC.jpg Automation, Job Loss, and the Welfare State

Experts explore the potential for mass job loss created by technological advances and, in turn, the possible need for a large welfare state to care for an increasingly underemployed population.

December 7, 2016

Global
Play RTX2QU8Q_EC.jpg How Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention and Resolution Advances Security Interests

State fragility poses a significant threat to international security, contributing to conflict onset and relapse, the global refugee crisis, the expansion of extremist groups, and public health emerg…

October 1, 2014

Americas
North America

A new CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report, North America: Time for a New Focus, asserts that elevating and prioritizing the U.S.-Canada-Mexico relationship offers the best opportunity for str…