February 20, 2020
The United States and China are responsible for more than 40% of global CO2 emissions. Which countries are the world’s biggest carbon polluters?
January 24, 2020
Green jobs are booming. But what are they? And how can the United States prepare for the future this shift in technologies will bring?
December 6, 2019
Who wins and who loses in the back and forth on tariffs? CFR’s Shannon K. O’Neil breaks down the ongoing tariff battle between the United States and China.
March 15, 2012
The winner of the 2012 presidential election will continue to rely on the UN as a foreign policy tool to serve U.S. interests, but navigating the U.S.-UN relationship will be one of the president’s b…
August 21, 2019
At 56%, voter turnout in the United States trails most developed countries. Here's where voter turnout is highest—and what countries have done to increase participation.
April 24, 2019
The United States and North Korea understand the word “denuclearization” differently. Learn why there is little hope for peace until they can agree on a common meaning in this video from the Council …
December 23, 2011
Joan E. Donoghue, the U.S. member judge of the International Court of Justice, discusses the uneasy relationship between the United States and the UN body. She says the United States has increased it…
January 31, 2020
Many Americans question whether the $50 billion the United States spends annually on foreign aid is worth it. CFR breaks down how much of the U.S. budget goes toward foreign assistance and how this m…
April 26, 2016
The next president of the United States will face tough decisions, including whether to commit significant ground forces, how much to support the Kurds, and what to do about Syria’s Bashar al-Assad. …
September 13, 2016
The next president of the United States will play a critical role in shaping the country’s climate policy, deciding whether and how to reduce emissions, while minimizing any impact on economic growth…