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August 3, 2017

Japan
Japan's new Internal Affairs Minister Seiko Noda and new Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Ken Saito leave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence on August 3, 2017. Abe Cabinet #3: An LDP Team Effort

For the third time since he returned to power in 2012, Shinzo Abe has reshuffled his cabinet. This time, however, far more depends on his personnel choices. Support for Abe in media polls dropped pre…

October 10, 2013

Education
A woman is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (Shannon Stapleton/Courtesy Reuters). Guest Post: Lessons from Abroad for U.S. Education

The following guest post was written by Curtis Valentine, a CFR Term Member and a 2013-2014 International Affairs Fellow (IAF). Curtis will be posted to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of I…

July 30, 2013

Infrastructure
Manhattan Skyline Policy Initiative Spotlight: NYC Zoning and Competitiveness

The debate over skyscrapers and their place in the American city has endured for over a century, and New York City has often led the conversation. In 1913, the Equitable Life Assurance Society unveil…

December 14, 2015

United States
Why Leaders Fight Blog Ten Whats With...Michael Horowitz

Michael C. Horowitz is an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania and the associate director of Penn’s Perry World House. His research interests include leadership,…

November 20, 2014

Global
The ITU: Building Connectivity and Cooperation in Internet Governance

Andrea Glorioso, Jeferson Nacif, and Eric Osiakwan join Aparna Sridhar, counsel at Google, Inc., to discuss internet governance issues and the role of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

November 20, 2014

Global
The ITU: Building Connectivity and Cooperation in Internet Governance

Andrea Glorioso, European Union information and communications technologies attaché to the United States, Jeferson Nacif, head of international affairs at the Brazilian Agency of Telecommunications, …

September 22, 2014

Colombia
Colombian President Santos on the Peace Process, Social Policies, and Economic Growth

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos joins CFR Co-Chairman Carla A. Hills to discuss his goals for Colombia in the next four years.

September 22, 2014

Colombia
Colombian President Santos on the Peace Process, Social Policies, and Economic Growth

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos joins CFR Co-Chairman Carla A. Hills to discuss his goals for Colombia in the next four years.

March 24, 2014

International Organizations
Nuclear Security Summit 2014: How to Make Progress Even After Ukraine

Coauthored with Claire Schachter, research associate in the International Institutions and Global Governance program. Today, fifty-three countries and four international organizations are gathered i…

December 19, 2007

Development
Botswana: An African Success Story Shows Strains

Considered an African success story, Botswana still struggles to end its dependence on diamond mining and develop a diversified economy.