November 6, 2017Japan
Abe's consumption tax hike stalled what until then had been a demand led recovery, leading to a three year period with no growth in domestic demand.
July 12, 2016Islamic State
Even as Iraqi special forces and Shia militias roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State, Baghdad has done little to address the underlying causes of Sunni militancy.
October 10, 2008United States
Noah Feldman, CFR adjunct senior fellow and Harvard constitutional law expert, says two landmark Supreme Court rulings send conflicting messages to the world about U.S. adherence to international law.
April 8, 2008Religion
Islamist political movements, like the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and the Justice and Development Party in Morocco make the adoption of sharia—the law of the traditional Islamic state—a crucial plan…