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January 5, 2018

United States
The Growth Effects of U.S. Tax Reform The Growth Effects of U.S. Tax Reform

In Foreign Affairs online last month, we used our own implied earnings growth (IEG) estimates from stock prices around the world to evaluate President Trump’s impact on the U.S. market. We found …

October 20, 2016

Health
rtsfjkf_b Podcast: The Next WHO DG: What Skills and Experiences are we Looking For?

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Ebola epidemic undermined the confidence that states and the in…

October 22, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
A New Middle East Policy

Recently a group of Republican national security experts, mostly academics and former officials, joined to produce Choosing to Lead, a volume aimed at describing what a foreign policy for a new Repub…

June 13, 2014

Immigration and Migration
Migrants who just disembarked from a U.S. ICE bus wait for a Greyhound official to process their tickets to their next destination at a Greyhound bus station in Phoenix Immigration Reform Is Dead, Precisely When We Need It Most

With Eric Cantor’s loss earlier this week, most believe immigration reform is dead. Yet with tens of thousands of Mexican and Central American children flooding across the U.S. southern border, a leg…

July 7, 2011

Lebanon
Lebanon’s Non-Government

The turmoil in Syria has left Lebanon’s own political situation completely in flux. Months ago, Hezbollah arranged for Najib Mikati to become prime minister. Mikati is a Sunni, as Lebanon’s constitut…

April 13, 2017

Russia
Play RTX32PE0_EC.jpg Russia Today

Experts discuss the significant economic, political, demographic, and military trends in Russia today.

September 16, 2016

Argentina
Play RTSGTL2_EC.jpg A Conversation With Susana Malcorra

Susana Malcorra, Argentina's foreign minister and a candidate for UN secretary-general, discusses her outlook on the future of Argentina and U.S.-Latin American relations.

January 12, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Durban Beach-Penny Sparrow Racist Facebook Comments Ignite South African Anger

Penny Sparrow, age sixty-nine, a white real estate agent in Durban and a member of the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA), in a Facebook post characterized black beach goers over New Year’s as “monk…

October 6, 2015

Asia
Podcast vietnam-us-flag_1.jpg Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal

Following the agreement reached on the Trans-Pacific Partnership by the United States and eleven other countries, Council on Foreign Relations experts assessed the trade deal’s consequences for the g…