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December 15, 2016

Americas
July 28, 2016 (Reuters/Guadalupe Pardo). Latin America’s Wide-Open Electoral Season

Half of the eighteen nations of Central and South America will hold presidential elections over the next two years.[1] The number of elections is not unprecedented, but the degree of uncertainty is, …

February 4, 2011

Global
Improving Safety in Global Drug Trade

Four experts examine the biggest challenge to ensuring the safety of pharmaceuticals traded globally.

July 6, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau: The Road Ahead

This is a guest post by Russell Hanks. Mr. Hanks is a national security professional and a retired diplomat with the U.S. Department of State. Guinea-Bissau has a new government, or not, only a few …

February 27, 2015

Robots and Artificial Intelligence
Play Artificial-Intelligence-27F.jpg Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans and Robots in the Economy

MIT Professor Emeritus and Rethink Robotics Founder Rodney Brooks, Carnegie Mellon's Abhinav Gupta, and MIT's Andrew McAfee, join Nicholas Thompson, editor at NewYorker.com, to discuss artificial int…

February 27, 2015

Global
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans and Robots in the Economy

MIT professor emeritus and Rethink Robotics’ founder Rodney Brooks, Carnegie Mellon’s Abhinav Gupta, and MIT’s Andrew McAfee, join Nicholas Thompson, editor at NewYorker.com, to discuss artificial in…

September 24, 2014

Italy
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Growth and Jobs in Italy

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi joins CFR Board Member Ruth Porat to discuss Italy's economic challenges.

September 24, 2014

Italy
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Growth and Jobs in Italy

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi joins Ruth Porat, chief financial officer and executive vice president at Morgan Stanley, to discuss Italy's economic challenges.

June 23, 2014

Oceans and Seas
Our Ocean Summit ‘Our Ocean’ Summit: Stemming the Tide of Ocean Degradation

Below is a guest post by Alexandra Kerr, program coordinator in the International Institutions and Global Governance Program. There is no marvel that rivals the ocean or the life teaming within its …

November 22, 2013

China
Ryan Yetter, a federal wildlife officer with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service stands guard next to a huge pile of confiscated elephant tusks, before 6 tons of ivory was crushed, in Denver, Colorado November 14, 2013. Tracking the Traffickers: A More Comprehensive Anti-Poaching Approach

This is a guest post by Emily Mellgard, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. In the fight to save Africa’s wildlife and stem the tide of senseless slaughte…

February 7, 2013

Fossil Fuels
Thinking Carefully About Tight Oil

A piece in Slate by Ray Pierrehumbert arguing that tight oil abundance is a myth is making the rounds. The essay makes some fair warnings against irrational exuberance when it comes to hundred year s…