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To ensure the success of Myanmar's historic democratic transition, the United States should revise its outdated and counterproductive sanctions policy, writes Priscilla A. Clapp in a new report from …

January 6, 2015

Storm clouds approach the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington (Gary Cameron /Courtesy Reuters). Five Reasons for Slow Growth

A remarkable pattern has emerged since the 2008 global financial crisis: Governments, central banks, and international financial institutions have consistently had to revise their growth forecasts do…

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…

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…

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…

March 26, 2012

United States
Healthcare Costs and U.S. Competitiveness

Some analysts say healthcare costs hinder U.S. industry competitiveness in the global marketplace, but it’s unclear whether proposed health reforms will offer any cost relief.

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.