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October 11, 2017

China
Trump Xi What Will the U.S.-China Cyber Relationship Look Like in the Trump Era? A View From China

Chinese scholar Shen Yi argues that China needs to be more assertive in its demands, and drive a harder bargain with the United States over cyber issues.

February 17, 2017

China
A Lethal Bird Flu Returns to China

A surge in deaths in China from a virulent form of influenza has set off a scramble among health officials to find infected bird stocks, while experts have yet to produce a viable vaccine, writes CFR…

January 11, 2017

Brazil
Relatives of inmates react in front of Desembargador Raimundo Vidal Pessoa jail in the center of the Amazonian city of Manaus, Brazil, January 8, 2017 (Reuters/Michael Dantas). The Even Scarier Thing About Brazil’s Prison Violence

Prison violence has taken the lives of more than one hundred Brazilian prisoners since the beginning of the year. While the recent killings have been gruesome and especially numerous, they are a cont…

January 25, 2015

Human Rights
No "Gentleman’s Agreement" for Jews in Sweden

The book "Gentleman’s Agreement," by Laura Z. Hobson, appeared in 1947, followed by the film of the same name starring Gregory Peck (and winning three Oscars). The plot is simple: a journalist assig…

December 5, 2017

Health
Play Flu vaccine Pandemic Preparedness: Lessons Learned 100 Years After the Spanish Flu Outbreak

Panelists discuss the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic as we near its centennial and how this historic outbreak informs our responses to global health emergencies today.

October 2, 2017

Cuba
Play Cuban flags Cuba 2018: What to Expect

Since President Barack Obama opened U.S. relations with Cuba, what has changed on the island?  

March 1, 2010

Economics
cristo redentor Brazil as an Emerging Power: The View from the United States

The United States has always seen Brazil as a significant regional powerhouse, but its perceived importance has risen in the last decade. Due to Brazil’s economic strength, its hemispheric leadership…

March 22, 2016

Radicalization and Extremism
Veiled women sit on a bench in the northern province of Raqqa Women and Terrorism: Victims, Perpetrators, and Problem Solvers

Traditionally, women have been viewed as victims of terrorists. However, the relationship between gender and terrorism is multifaceted. In some cases, women are themselves recruited and radicalized b…

December 1, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
Play RTX1AGLP_EC.jpg The Dangers of Reporting From the Middle East

Journalists discuss the risks of reporting on conflicts and wars in the Middle East.

November 12, 2015

India
Play RTR4MWCG_EC.jpg Assessing the Future of U.S.-India Relations

Experts discuss U.S.-India relations and a new CFR independent task force report.