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June 26, 2018

Renewable Energy
Wind power station and global communication concept. The Digital Revolution Is Transforming Energy—Whether It Slows Climate Change Is Up to Policymakers

This post is about a new book, “Digital Decarbonization: Promoting Digital Innovations to Advance Clean Energy Systems,” edited by Varun Sivaram. It is available as a paperback or e-book on Amazon, a…

June 25, 2018

Renewable Energy
Digital Decarbonization

Advances in data science are already transforming the way energy is produced, transported and consumed. These innovations have the potential to reduce carbon emissions and boost clean energy, but they also come with serious risks.

April 10, 2017

Cybersecurity
EWI Summit Takeaways From the EWI Cyberspace Cooperation Summit

Bruce McConnell is the Global Vice President of the EastWest Institute. He leads the organization's Cooperation in Cyberspace Initiative.  On March 14-16, the EastWest Institute (EWI), in partnershi…

March 4, 2017

India
RTS10GYX The Kansas City Shooting Is Quickly Changing How Indians View The U.S.

When a gunman shot two technology workers from Hyderabad, India in a Kansas City bar on February 22, the story quickly topped the headlines in India—especially once it emerged that the shooter single…

February 4, 2011

Global
Improving Safety in Global Drug Trade

Four experts examine the biggest challenge to ensuring the safety of pharmaceuticals traded globally.

October 1, 2008

Monetary Policy
Fed Balance Sheet Troubles Fed Balance Sheet Troubles

The U.S. Senate passed Paulson’s $700 billion rescue plan three days after the House rejected it. The House is expected to vote again on Friday. While the political maneuvering continues, the Feder…

September 30, 2008

United States
Bailout Failure Bailout Failure

Markets had their worst day since the 1987 crash following the House vote to reject Paulson’s rescue plan. The Federal Reserve and the Treasury are expected to hold things together through greater …

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Membership Roster

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) membership list of over 5,000 of some of the most prominent leaders in the foreign policy arena, including top government officials, renowned scholars, business executives, acclaimed journalists, prominent lawyers, and distinguished nonprofit professionals. The membership is divided almost equally among those living in New York, Washington, DC, and across the country and abroad.

October 17, 2013

United States
Students at Ohio State University attend commencement Student Loans and U.S. Prosperity

Postsecondary education has significant public and private benefits, but debate continues over the extent of federal student lending.

July 22, 2013

International Organizations
Arab foreign ministers attend a meeting on Syria at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo Regional Organizations and Humanitarian Intervention

Below is a guest post by Andrew Reddie, research associate in the International Institutions and Global Governance program. The UN Charter advises that “the Security Council shall, where appropriate…