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October 20, 2016

Health
rtsfjkf_b Podcast: The Next WHO DG: What Skills and Experiences are we Looking For?

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Ebola epidemic undermined the confidence that states and the in…

November 25, 2016

Health
rtx1h1oz_t Who Have Been the Best WHO Director-Generals?

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, and his research associate Gabriella Meltzer. According to the Cons…

September 30, 2013

North Korean Nuclear Program
A North Korean soldier guards the banks of the Yalu River opposite the Chinese border town of Hekou, May 31, 2009. The Six Party Talks on North Korea’s Nuclear Program

China’s recent push to renew the Six Party Talks, stalled since 2008, has raised hopes for progress on the peninsula despite worries that Pyongyang may have restarted its old nuclear reactor.

May 27, 2012

Military Operations
Crashed fighter plane Guest Post: Remember Our Veterans This Memorial Day Weekend

This is a guest post by CFR military fellow, Colonel Chad T. Manske, U.S. Air Force. This weekend is a time to honor and reflect on the sacrifices of our veterans, particular those who made the ulti…

October 7, 2011

Diplomacy and International Institutions
A session of the United Nations Security Council in New York. (Shannon Stapleton/courtesy Reuters) Friday File: Libya, Syria, and the Responsibility to Protect

A session of the United Nations Security Council in New York. (Shannon Stapleton/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. The UN Security Council witnessed a rare double veto on Tuesday. Both Russia and Ch…

November 14, 2008

Trade
Meeting the New Global Challenges

Watch Gordon Brown, prime minister of the United Kingdom, speak about the global financial crisis and the need for international cooperation to mitigate its effects.

November 14, 2008

Trade
Meeting the New Global Challenges

New York, NY ROBERT E. RUBIN:  I'm Bob Rubin and I'm pleased to welcome all of you, both here in the room and also around the country and around the world, via teleconference, to our Council on For…

October 22, 2006

Economics
Christmas Kansan

That would be me.  I like David Brooks’ pop sociology – for all its inaccuracies -- better than I like his politics.And when he used the term Christmas Ohioan in his Times Select column two weeks, I …

September 18, 2006

Democratization
A Conversation with Thaksin Shinawatra

Watch Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra discuss democracy in Asia.