April 7, 2015Politics and Government
Is America ready for a "Libertarian-ish" president? We are about to find out. Today Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) formally announced his presidential campaign, making him the second Republican candidate, …
June 12, 2018Conflict Prevention
A new CFR blog explores how the United States can avoid war, stay strong, and keep the peace.
June 18, 2018Conflict Prevention
The United States could do more to effectively help prevent violent conflicts around the world.
March 29, 2017Sub-Saharan Africa
On March 27, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas were on an investor road show to the United Kingdom and the United States when they were abruptly ordered to ret…
June 13, 2018South Africa
There are signs that South Africans are reverting to the non-payment of taxes. The Treasury estimates that half of the revenue shortfall in 2017 resulted from personal income taxes that the government had budgeted for but were not paid. In the short term, the revenue short fall is compelling Ramaphosa to raise the VAT.