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March 8, 2017

Development
Paraguay-girl-march_RTS11YOR International Women’s Day

This post is co-authored by Anne Connell, assistant director of the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Wednesday, March 8 marks International Women’s Day, an int…

April 18, 2012

Global Governance
Global Governance in a Changing World

In the wake of the debate over electing a non-American president of the World Bank, CFR’s Stewart Patrick and Thierry de Montbrial of the French Institute for International Relations discuss the chal…

January 6, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Balzac Balzac and Nigeria’s Boko Haram

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…

July 2, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Seleka fighters take a break as they sit on a pick-up truck in the town of Goya, June 11, 2014.  (Goran Tomasevic/Courtesy Reuters) Central African Republic: “It’s the Economy, Stupid!”

This is a guest post by Emily Mellgard, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. The devastating yet disorganized fury and violence over the past eighteen mont…

May 13, 2014

Global
Ensuring Stability in an Age of Globalized Finance

Christine M. Cumming of the New York Fed joins Andrés Rozental from the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations to discuss current economic trends and the role of the Fed in the financial regulatory sys…

May 13, 2014

Global
Ensuring Stability in an Age of Globalized Finance

Christine Cumming of the New York Fed joins Andrés Rozental from the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations to discuss current economic trends and the role of the Fed in the financial regulatory system.

March 14, 2012

United States
Views from Abroad: International Perspectives on the United States

Thierry de Montbrial, Yasushi Kudo, and Igor Yurgens, the heads of three major international policy institutions, give French, Japanese, and Russian perspectives on how the world views the United Sta…

March 14, 2012

United States
Views from Abroad: International Perspectives on the United States

Please join Thierry de Montbrial, Yasushi Kudo, and Igor Yurgens, the heads of three major international policy institutions, for a French, Japanese, and Russian perspective on how the world views th…

August 1, 2011

Ivory Coast
New Report on Displacements and Conflict in Ivory Coast New Report on Displacements and Conflict in Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast's Prime Minister Guillaume Soro greets members of the army during a change of command ceremony at the army's headquarters in Plateau, Abidjan. (Thierry Gouegnon/Courtesy Reuters) …

December 16, 2011

Wars and Conflict
Ivory Coast Off the International Radar Screen – Prematurely? Ivory Coast Off the International Radar Screen – Prematurely?

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara (C) casts a ballot at a polling station in Cocody, December 11, 2011. (Thierry Gouegnon/Courtesy Reuters) Abidjan and other Ivorian urban centers appea…