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March 24, 2016

Myanmar
Securing a Democratic Future for Myanmar

To ensure the success of Myanmar's historic democratic transition, the United States should revise its outdated and counterproductive sanctions policy, writes Priscilla A. Clapp in a new report from …

April 7, 2016

Myanmar
What to Expect in Myanmar

Council on Foreign Relations 4/7/16 Academic Conference Call on What to Expect in Myanmar with Priscilla Clapp

April 22, 2016

Myanmar
Myanmar’s New Government: The Challenges Ahead

Priscilla A. Clapp, former U.S. chief of mission to Myanmar (1999-2002), and Derek J. Mitchell, former U.S. ambassador to Myanmar (2012-2016), discussed the country's new government and the challenge…

June 22, 2017

United States
Play Carlos Barria.jpg Foreign Investments and National Security: A Conversation With Senator John Cornyn

Senator John Cornyn discusses the challenge facing the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

March 8, 2017

United States
Play RTS10VVV_EC.jpg Civil-Military Relations in the New Administration

Experts discuss the role of civil-military relations in the development of military advice; evaluate early changes to the national security system under President Trump; and consider possible reforms…

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May 13, 2016

Myanmar
Rohinya Guest Post: Has Myanmar Fully Transitioned to a Democracy?

Helia Ighani is the assistant director of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Center for Preventive Action. Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) won a majority of the votes after a…

January 20, 2016

Elections and Voting
Books-Blog-Vancouver Five Foreign Policy Books the Next President Should Read

Inauguration Day is now exactly one year away. In 366 days—2016 is a Leap Year—one of the candidates now barnstorming Iowa and New Hampshire will take the oath of office. Everything will change the m…

April 9, 2015

China
Play RTR4RUTT_EC.jpg Assessing China: Internal Politics and Peripheral Relations

Experts discuss China’s political reforms under President Xi Jinping.

November 21, 2014

United States
Assessing Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

MCMAHON: Thank you, operator. And welcome, everyone, on this call. This is the Council on Foreign Relations Media call, and it will be assessing President Obama's just announced executive action on …