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September 10, 2012

Immigration and Migration
Latino Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Overview Latino immigrant entrepreneurs are making important yet largely overlooked contributions to the U.S. economy. With expanding Latino markets at home and abroad, their economic impact is se…

September 13, 2017

United Nations
United Nations Headquarters The Role of the UN General Assembly

The seventy-second session of the UN General Assembly will be dominated by debates over nuclear disarmament, African development, and the rights of indigenous peoples.

September 3, 2013

Wars and Conflict
Miners pan for diamonds in eastern Sierra Leone, April 2012 (Courtesy Reuters/Finbarr O'Reilly). New From CFR: Alexandra Kerr on the Resource Curse

In a guest post on Stewart Patrick’s blog, Alexandra Kerr, program coordinator of CFR’s International Institutions and Global Governance program, discusses the need for transparency in solving the "r…

July 11, 2017

Trade
Podcast Trump hands pen to president of the United Steelworkers What Americans Really Think About Trade: A Conversation with Alexandra Guisinger

Senior Fellow Micah Zenko speaks with Temple University Assistant Professor of Political Science Alexandra Guisinger about her new book, American Opinion on Trade: Preferences Without Politics, and h…

August 9, 2016

Brexit
Scotland After Brexit

As a result of the Brexit vote to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is likely to see another Scottish independence referendum in its future.

June 7, 2017

State and Local Governments
Creating a State Department Office for American State and Local Diplomacy

With the increase in subnational international activity, the United States should create an appropriately staffed office within the State Department to serve as a facilitator. This achievable bureaucratic reform would enable the U.S. government to appropriately facilitate activity already underway, enlist city and state leaders as allies in U.S. diplomacy, and prevent policy confusion.

December 12, 2012

Japan
Buildings are silhouetted against the setting sun in front of Mount Fuji in Tokyo Alexandra Harney: Rural Japan

This blog post is part of a series entitled Is Japan in Decline?, in which leading experts analyze Japan’s economy, politics, and society and give their assessment of Japan’s future. If there is any…

June 2, 2016

Americas
Prime Minister David Cameron Hosts Anti-Corruption Summit The Anticorruption Boom and U.S. Foreign Policy

April and May brought some of the most important movement on the anticorruption front of any two-month period in the past decade. Recapitulating briefly: - In April, the International Consortium of …

June 2, 2016

China
Prime Minister David Cameron Hosts Anti-Corruption Summit The Anticorruption Boom and U.S. Foreign Policy

April and May brought some of the most important movement on the anticorruption front of any two-month period in the past decade. Recapitulating briefly: - In April, the International Consortium of …