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March 22, 2017

Arctic
U.S. Should Increase Its Strategic Commitment to the Arctic, Says CFR Task Force

“The United States, through Alaska, is a significant Arctic nation with strategic, economic, and scientific interests,” asserts a new Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored (CFR) Independent Task For…

December 28, 2016

United States
rts5bh9-1-min Ten American Foreign Policy Influentials Who Died in 2016

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also a time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2016 who throu…

January 4, 2018

India
Our Time Has Come

A rising India wants a seat at the table of global powers, and is ready to set its own terms on everything from defense to climate to trade. Ayres considers how a fiercely independent India seeks its place as a leading power, and how the United States should respond.

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The Future of Anticorruption in U.S. Foreign Policy

The Council on Foreign Relations held a symposium on April 6, 2017 that brought together current and former U.S. foreign policy leaders, legal experts, and innovative thinkers to discuss and debate t…

October 25, 2017

Singapore
Play Lee Hsien Loong A Conversation With Lee Hsien Loong

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong discusses U.S.-Singapore bilateral relations as well as strategic challenges and opportunities in the Asia-Pacific. 

September 20, 2017

Energy and Climate Policy
Play Oil refinery 'Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America's Power'

Meghan L. O'Sullivan discusses her new book, Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America's Power.

April 26, 2013

Iran
Syria, Iran, and American Credibility

The probable chemical weapons use by the Assad regime in Syria and the Obama administration’s handling of this matter have many negative repercussions. It is certainly wise to look closely at the ev…

April 21, 2017

Arctic
Play The Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Henry Larsen is pictured in Allen Bay in Resolute, Nunavut August 25, 2010. The operation is an annual joint Arctic exercise between the Canadian Maritime Command and Coast Guard. REUTERS/Chris Wattie Climate Change and the Evolving Arctic

Charles F. Doran, Sherri Goodman, Katherine Hardin, and Ronald LaBrec discuss climate change and the evolving arctic. 

July 18, 2011

Immigration and Migration
Seized weapons are displayed to the media by the Mexican Navy in Mexico City (Jorge Lopez/Courtesy Reuters). Gun Trafficking to Mexico and the ATF

Reformers say never to waste a crisis -- or a scandal. They certainly have found one with the ATF’s Fast and Furious program, in which bureau officials allowed hundreds of firearms to “walk” across t…

April 6, 2017

Global
Play 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.