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November 6, 2017

Japan
Abenomics and the Long Legacy of the Consumption Tax Hike Abenomics and the Long Legacy of the Consumption Tax Hike

Abe's consumption tax hike stalled what until then had been a demand led recovery, leading to a three year period with no growth in domestic demand. 

October 4, 2005

Indonesia
The U.S.-Indonesian Military Relationship

This publication is now archived. What is the history of U.S. military involvement in Indonesia? The United States for decades has supplied a variety of military assistance to Indonesia, a multi-ethn…

August 28, 2012

Trade
Renewing-America-Bullet-Train-Schwarzenegger-20120828 Morning Brief: Why the United States Pays More For Transit Projects

Stephen Smith contrasts efficiently managed transit construction projects in Europe and Asia with costly and lengthy U.S. projects (Bloomberg). Depleted staffs have made it difficult for transit agen…

July 25, 2013

Americas
RTR1BES9 (1) Emerging Voices: Public-Private Partners in Development

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Deirdre White, president and C…

May 1, 2017

U.S. Foreign Policy
Play RTX2BXAB_EC.jpg The Future of News and the Information Revolution

Experts examine how the media industry is adapting to the changing information landscape, from traditional news sources to social and digital platforms, and the effects of these changes on how the pu…

March 3, 2014

Global Governance
The Group of Eight (G8) Industrialized Nations

After more than three decades of existence, the Group of Eight (G8) is struggling to defend its relevance amid criticism of its limited membership and lack of a compliance mechanism.

March 6, 2015

United States
Vietnam-War-Novels Ten Vietnam War Novels to Read

All week I have been blogging on the best histories, memoirs, films, and songs to mark Sunday’s fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of the first U.S. combat troops in Vietnam. Today I want to look at…

February 18, 2015

United States
Play Veterans.jpg Soldier-Authors: The Iraq and Afghanistan Wars in New Works of Fiction

Elliot L. Ackerman, author of Green on Blue: A Novel, Matthew Gallagher, author of Youngblood, and Michael Pitre, author of Fives and Twenty-Fives, join PEN American Center's Peter Godwin, to discuss…

February 18, 2015

United States
Soldier-Authors: The Iraq and Afghanistan Wars in New Works of Fiction

Elliot L. Ackerman, author of Green on Blue: A Novel, Matthew Gallagher, author of Youngblood, and Michael Pitre, author of Fives and Twenty-Fives, join PEN American Center's Peter Godwin, to discuss…

May 27, 2011

International Organizations
“I’m Not Dead Yet”: Long Live the G8 “I’m Not Dead Yet”: Long Live the G8

G8 leaders walk together after a lunch meeting during the G8 summit in Deauville (Pool New/ Courtesy Reuters). In a review of the Deauville summit posted here on CFR.org, I argue that the Group of 8…