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June 14, 2017

United States
Army Birthday Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army!

The United States Army celebrates its 242nd birthday today. If you see an active duty, former, or retired member of the United States Army today, wish their service Happy Birthday. The Army websit…

February 20, 2017

Elections and Voting
The Presidential Seal in the White House in Washington TWE Celebrates Presidents’ Day

Today is Presidents’ Day. It is a TWE tradition to recognize the forty-four men—and they have all been men—who have been president on Presidents’ Day with the following essay. If you are lucky enough…

September 9, 2016

Americas
Venezuelans living in Mexico take part in a protest to demand a referendum to remove Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro at Angel de la Independencia monument in Mexico City, Mexico, September 4, 2016 (Reuters/Edgard Garrido). This Week in Markets and Democracy: Central America Takes on Corruption, Venezuela’s Protests, G20 Summit

Central America Takes on Corruption  Central American judiciaries have been stepping up to fight corruption. Last year Guatemala’s attorney general’s office, working closely with UN-backed Internati…

September 28, 2016

United States
Play Trade_EC.jpg The Impact of Trade on U.S. Labor Markets: What Do We Know?

Experts discuss the relationship between U.S. trade policy and labor markets.

June 15, 2016

United States
United States Army soldiers stand before the start of the Army's 237th anniversary celebrations at Times Square in New York Belated Birthday Wishes to the United States Army!

Yesterday the United States Army celebrated its 241st birthday. Alas, while I wrote out my birthday wishes I failed to post them. (Yes, I have been known to write cards and forget to send them.) But …

February 15, 2016

Presidents TWE Celebrates Presidents’ Day

Today is Presidents’ Day. It is a TWE tradition to recognize the forty-three men—and they have all been men, though that may change next January 20—who have been president on Presidents’ Day by posti…

February 17, 2016

United States
Play RTR13AY3_EC.jpg The Legacy of the George H.W. Bush Administration

Experts discuss the legacy of the George H.W. Bush administration.

March 20, 2012

Japan
Lessons Learned: Tokyo Sarin Gas Attack

CFR’s James M. Lindsay remembers the sarin gas attack on Tokyo’s subway on March 20, 1995 by a religious cult, and discusses how technological advances increasingly mean that governments are no longe…

June 14, 2015

United States
U.S. Army soldiers walk the Army birthday cake down to be cut at the 2014 Army Ball at the National Harbor in Fort Washington, Maryland, June 21, 2014. Birthday Wishes to the United States Army!

Doughboy. GI. Grunt. Dogface. Warrior. Whatever term you prefer, if you see an active duty, former, or retired member of the United States Army today, wish their service Happy Birthday. The United St…