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May 1, 2017

Russia
National flags of Russia and U.S. fly at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow Russia and the West

Two weeks ago, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted its annual Hauser Symposium. The topic was timely: Russia and the West. The symposium kicked off with a fascinating discussion on the state o…

February 13, 2017

Cybersecurity
The Trump Administration Plays Right into Russia’s Information Warfare Strategy

In discussing what President Trump might do in cybersecurity, an acquaintance sent me a hyperlink to a story supporting his perspective. The link contained an article from RT, formerly known as Russi…

April 13, 2017

Russia
Play RTX32PE0_EC.jpg Russia Today

Experts discuss the significant economic, political, demographic, and military trends in Russia today.

April 13, 2017

Russia
Play RTSKOP4_EC.jpg Responding to Russia

Experts explore policy options for the United States and Europe, including the possibility of a Western reset with Russia and the efficacy of sanctions.

December 7, 2015

United Kingdom
Play MelanieEinzig_EC_GO.jpg A Conversation With George Osborne

George Osborne lays out his roadmap for the future of the UK economy and argues that Britain and its allies must continue to play a major role in the Middle East and elsewhere around the world. 

October 12, 2011

Global
Mobile’s Role in Women’s Development

Cherie Blair, founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, discusses the gender gap in access to mobile technology. Research conducted by Blair’s organization has found that the gender gap is pa…

February 13, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama (L) takes the oath during his inauguration ceremony at the Independence Square in Accra January 7, 2013. Ghana: An African Poster-Boy?

This is a guest post by Fr. Giles Conacher, a Benedictine monk based in Ghana.  Ghana is often portrayed as Africa’s answer to sliced bread, a political and economic role model for all of Africa–doe…

June 19, 2008

Iran
Religion and Politics in Iran

Religion’s place in the Iranian political system has long been debated among scholars, but a president who blurs the line has refocused attention on the topic

July 16, 2007

Arms Industries and Trade
Russia’s Beef with Regional Arms Control

Russia has suspended its participation in a treaty on conventional arms and voiced opposition to a missile shield in its backyard. Is a new era of mutual hostility in the making?

December 19, 2006

United States
Foreign Affairs Again Ranked Most Influential of All Media by U.S. Opinion-Leader Study

Foreign Affairs, published by the Council on Foreign Relations since 1922, has again been ranked #1 in influence by U.S. opinion leaders in a recent national study conducted by Erdos & Morgan, the pr…