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September 18, 2017

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Is Iran the New North Korea? Not Even Close

Israel is alarmed about Iran's intentions — but that's nothing new. Flawed as it is, the nuclear deal is holding.

February 10, 2017

Abenomics Backgrounder Yen Abenomics and the Japanese Economy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has introduced audacious economic policies to combat deflation, but the U.S. withdrawal from TPP and other factors have complicated his efforts.

January 12, 2015

Haiti’s Reconstruction Struggles

Five years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains plagued by a weak political system and flawed reconstruction process, says former correspondent Jonathan M. Katz.

January 2, 2014

Case worker Jessica Yon discusses job eligibility for unemployed people at a jobs center in San Francisco, California (Robert Galbraith/Courtesy Reuters). Is There a Skills Gap? It’s Less Clear-Cut Than You Think

Closing the “skills gap” is high on the list of priorities for Washington policymakers. But the debate behind the skills gaps—whether it exists, how large it might be, and what to do about it—is much…

June 17, 2013

The CFR Renewing America Education Scorecard Progress Report and Scorecard: Remedial Education

The Renewing America Initiative is publishing today a new Progress Report and Infographic Scorecard on federal education policy entitled “Remedial Education.” There is no single issue that is more im…

September 15, 2011

Russian-Foreign-Policy.jpg Russian Foreign Policy

Teaching Notes on Russian Foreign Policy by CFR Fellow Jeffrey Mankoff.

April 6, 2017

Play Markets_EC.jpg Corruption and Commerce: The Costs and Benefits of Policing International Markets

Experts discuss the effects of corruption and illicit financial flows on international commerce, and how the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has helped advance U.S. multinational corporations.

March 30, 2017

Podcast RTX329UJ_EC.jpg Automation, Job Loss, and the Welfare State

Experts explore the potential for mass job loss created by technological advances and, in turn, the possible need for a large welfare state to care for an increasingly underemployed population.