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October 23, 2017

United States
Play American flag 'The Sovereignty Wars--Reconciling America with the World'

Stewart Patrick discusses his new book, The Sovereignty Wars: Reconciling America with the World. 

November 9, 2015

Asia
A surface-to-surface missile is launched off the eastern Indian state of Odisha, September 15, 2013. Southern Asia’s Nuclear Powers

China, India, and Pakistan have relatively small but growing nuclear arms programs. This nuclear competition is raising concern because of long-simmering tensions and a lack of efforts at minimizing …

April 24, 2017

India
Play RTSRAO8_EC.jpg A Conversation With Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley discusses the status of India’s economy, its relationship with the United States, and its place in the world economy.

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International Affairs Fellowship in Japan

The International Affairs Fellowship in Japan seeks to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between the rising generations of leaders in the U.S. and Japan.

November 2, 2016

China
Play RTSF0KU_EC.jpg A Conversation With Ai Weiwei

Famous Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei discusses art, politics, human rights, and China's future.

December 8, 2014

China
A herd of elephants confronts a hippopotamus at a watering hole in Hwange National Park October 14, 2014. The watering hole was one of several that were contaminated by poachers with cyanide in 2013, leading to the death of at least 100 animals, according to Zimbabwean authorities. Picture taken October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo (ZIMBABWE - Tags: ANIMALS CRIME LAW) Allen Grane: Combating the African Wildlife Trade in China

Allen Grane is a research associate for Africa studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Recently, the Animal Planet aired a documentary entitled “Saving Africa’s Giants with Yao Ming.” The show,…

May 30, 2014

China
Why Has Philanthropy Failed to Take off in China?

Last month, when Bill Gates challenged China’s rich to embrace philanthropy rather than just spend money on luxury goods, he implied a philanthropy gap existed between China and the United States. In…

May 22, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Policeman look on as a protester carries a placard calling for an end to rhino poaching, which threatens the survival of rhino species, outside the Chinese embassy in Pretoria September 22, 2011. (Siphiwe Sibeko/Courtesy Reuters) Tracking the Traffickers: Eradicating Rhinos

This is a guest post by Emily Mellgard, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. Demand for rhino horn increased exponentially over the past few years. The mar…

August 20, 2012

China
Sina Weibo Homepage of Gao Yuan, "The Legendary Female Cyber Cop." Legendary Female Cyber Cop: What Do New ’Model Workers’ Tell Us About Chinese Cyber Policy?

There is a long tradition of the Chinese Communist Party acknowledging and honoring "model workers," selfless citizens who contribute to the building of modern China. While in the early years after t…

July 13, 2011

China
Counterfeit goods seized by the U.S. government are shown on display at the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center in northern Virginia on October 7, 2010. China’s "Hyper IPR Environment"

Counterfeit goods seized by the U.S. government are shown on display at the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center in northern Virginia on October 7, 2010. (Jason Reed/Courtesy Reu…