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December 16, 2015

Global
Play Lance_EC.jpg A Conversation With Ryan M. Lance

Ryan M. Lance discusses the global energy landscape, as well as the future of energy security and sustainability.

November 10, 2016

U.S. Marines from Fox Company, 2nd Battalion 1st Marines, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit run for cover during a non-live fire MOUT training at US Marine Corps: Marines Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms The United States Marine Corps Celebrates Its 241st Birthday Today

The Marine Corps turns 241 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have been …

July 1, 1998

Capital Flows
Capital Flows and the International Financial Architecture

Overview This paper addresses the questions that arose out of the Asian financial crisis of 1997-1998, specifically whether or not financial liberality is inherently beneficial. Several notable sc…

March 23, 2016

Human Rights
Women-Indonesia_RTR225D1 Advancing Legal Gender Equality Under the SDGs

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Natasha Stott D…

March 16, 2016

Global
Play RTXT2UV_EC.jpg ‘The Hacked World Order-How Nations Fight, Trade, Maneuver, and Manipulate in the Digital Age’

Adam Segal discusses 'The Hacked World Order,' his new book on how governments use the web to wage war and spy on, coerce, and damage each other.

October 9, 2015

Iraq
WR10092015 Weekend Reading: Turkey and the EU, Tunisia’s Nobel Winners, and Life in the Qandil Mountains

Natasha Lennard examines the altering dynamics between Turkey and the European Union brought about by the refugee crisis. Read the press release announcing that the Tunisian National Dialogue Quarte…

January 27, 2016

Russia
Play RTX1WZEP_EC.jpg Censorship and Free Expression in Modern Russia

Four Russian literary figures share their experience as creative intellectuals in modern Russia and provide their perspective on the Russian government’s use of media, literature, and other forms of …

March 25, 2015

Conflict Prevention
A Sierra Leonean soldier walks past protective clothing drying on a fence in the Ebola Training Academy in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on December 16, 2014. Understanding a Framework Convention on Global Health

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. For years, a group of global health scholars and practitioners have…

May 16, 2014

Military Operations
WSJ Semitism You Might Have Missed: Space Fence, Counter-UAV Technologies, and Nigeria

Eric Schmitt and Brian Knowlton, “U.S. Officials Question Ability of Nigeria to Rescue Hostages,” New York Times, May 15, 2014. Even as terrorist groups throughout the world have engaged in more kid…

December 6, 2013

Intelligence
Ipsos Reuters Poll You Might Have Missed: Snowden, Homeland Security, and Drone Strikes

Karen Parrish, “Hagel Arrives in Bahrain for Speech at Dialogue,” American Forces Press Service, December 5, 2013. Hagel noted during a press conference yesterday that even as it focuses more attent…