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June 1, 2018

Food and Water Security
Play Countdown to Day Zero: Water Scarcity and Security Countdown to Day Zero: Water Scarcity and Security

Panelists discuss the causes of water crises, the threat they pose to stability and security, and policy options to address them.

December 8, 2016

China
The November Fall in China’s Reserves and Rise in China’s Real Exports

China’s reserves fell by $69 billion in November. With the notable exception of Sid Verma and Luke Kawa at Bloomberg, Headlines generally have emphasized the size of the fall The Financial Time…

August 9, 2016

United Kingdom
Scotland After Brexit

As a result of the Brexit vote to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is likely to see another Scottish independence referendum in its future.

January 31, 2018

NAFTA
Play Chrystia Freeland NAFTA and the Future of U.S.-Canada Relations

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland discusses the ongoing negotiations of NAFTA, and how the future of the trade agreement will influence U.S.-Canada relations.

December 7, 2016

Global
RTSBX10.jpg Cell Phones Without Factories: A Conversation with Tyler Cowen on International Economic Development

Tyler Cowen discusses the prospects for a “cell phones instead of automobile factories” model of economic growth and prosperity.

November 1, 2016

United States
Play RTSQR27_EC.jpg Globalization and the American Workforce: A Conversation With Gregory J. Hayes

Greg Hayes provides his perspective on trade, globalization, and the development of a competitive and educated workforce in an evolving global economy.

November 17, 2015

Cybersecurity
Cyber Net Politics CFR The Galactic Empire Has Terrible Cybersecurity

Alex Grigsby is the assistant director for the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations.  The new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, comes out in about a month. As …

May 22, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
Poroshenko and EC Pres 2015 Guest Post: Promoting a Ukraine-EU Agenda on Human Trafficking

Luke Drabyn is a former intern for global health, economics, and development at the Council on Foreign Relations. Ukraine has one of the highest levels of human trafficking in Europe. Over 120,000 U…

December 9, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Yemen al Qaeda Restrained South African Reaction to the Murder of Pierre Korkie

Pierre Korkie was a South African teacher working in Yemen, where his wife, Yolande, did hospital relief work. They were kidnapped by al-Qaeda operatives in May 2013. Yolande Korkie was released with…

December 11, 2014

United States
Feinstein 12.11.14 final This Week: Torture Report Reactions, Failed Yemen Rescue, and a Deadly Palestinian Protest

Significant Developments CIA Torture Report. Official reaction in the Middle East to the release yesterday of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on torture has been muted so far, wit…