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April 21, 2010

International Law
From Rome to Kampala

Overview The United States has long been a leading force behind international efforts to bring the perpetrators of atrocities to justice. It spearheaded the prosecution of German and Japanese offi…

April 1, 2016

Global
Teaching Notes State Capitalism.jpg State Capitalism: How the Return of Statism is Transforming the World

Teaching Notes for State Capitalism: How the Return of Statism is Transforming the World by CFR Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia, Joshua Kurlantzick.

March 20, 2012

The cover of Vijay Vaitheeswaran's "Need, Speed, and Greed." Innovation and the U.S. Economy: How to Win When It's "Not Invented Here"

There is a reassuring notion one hears a lot about the U.S. economy--that for all the signs of competitive weakness, at least we are still the world's leader in innovation. There remains a certain, w…

March 14, 2016

Global
Play RTXT2Z7_EC.jpg 'Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War'

Fred Kaplan discusses 'Dark Territory,' his new book on the history of cyber war,

April 2, 2015

Asia
Play RTXJWPO_SmithBookLaunch_EC.jpg Japan's Reckoning With a Rising China

CFR Senior Fellow Sheila A. Smith introduces her new book, Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China.

August 30, 2013

Myanmar
UN special Vijay Nambiar takes pictures of burnt houses in Meikhtila on March 24, 2013. (Soe Zeya Tun/Courtesy Reuters) Is Myanmar’s Kachin Conflict Really Over?

The visit on Wednesday by the United Nations’ special envoy to Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, to Laiza, the headquarters of the Kachin Independence Organization, is a positive sign that the conflict in Kach…

April 23, 2007

United States
America’s Vulnerable Energy Grid

Rising demand stands to increase the strain on the already taxed U.S. power grid. Without intervention, the system could become even more susceptible to terrorist attacks and acts of nature.

May 11, 2010

Global
New Relationship with the International Criminal Court Critical to U.S. Goal of Prosecuting War Criminals

As the Obama administration prepares for the May 31-June 11 review conference of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Kampala, Uganda, a new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Special Report, Fr…

April 25, 2012

Asia
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Myanmar later this week to observe the country's democratic transition. Ban Ki-moon Goes to Myanmar: What He Should Be Looking For

The UN secretary general is shortly headed to Myanmar to observe the country’s reforms, and ahead of his visit his special advisor on Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, told the press that the country had the p…