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April 20, 2018

Health Policy and Initiatives
Are There Still Shortcuts on the Road to Health? The Role of Philanthropy, Technology, and Community Health Systems

Nearly forty years ago, Jon Rohde wrote a paper that argued that the “road to health has shortcuts,” advocating a strategy of expanded childhood immunization that helped inspire the UNICEF and World …

Women and their children wait in line to receive a polio vaccine shot at a health centre in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

July 9, 2015

Eurozone
The Role of the European Central Bank

As Europe continues to weather economic stagnation and a succession of debt crises, the European Central Bank has responded with an aggressive set of monetary policies that have redefined the bank’s …

Workers repair the euro sign in front of ECB headquarters

July 11, 2012

Financial Markets
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

Controversies over too-big-to-fail financial institutions continue to mount. The Basel Accords represent the latest effort to ease risk and restore confidence, as this Backgrounder explains.

June 19, 2015

Global
The World Next Week: Summer Reading Special

In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon, CFR's Director of Studies Jim Lindsay and Senior Fellow for Defense Policy Janine Davidson share their summer reading lists. Listen in for book…

June 19, 2015

What’s Worth Reading This Summer?

CFR.org editor Bob McMahon and I sat down yesterday to record the annual summer reading episode of CFR’s “The World Next Week” podcast. Our good friend and colleague, Janine Davidson, joined us for t…

People check books at a new mobile library for beach visitors initiated by the Tel Aviv municipality on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea in Tel Aviv July 9, 2013.

December 5, 2012

Asia
Re-Envisioning ASEAN

In the wake of ASEAN’s disastrous year, which included open fissures in the organization over how to handle the South China Sea, spats between Cambodia and the Philippines, and the utter failure to p…

U.S. president Obama participates in a family photo of ASEAN leaders during the ASEAN Summit at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh.

November 30, 2011

Myanmar
A Conversation with Aung San Suu Kyi

In a meeting conducted via video conference, Aung San Suu Kyi discusses recent changes in Myanmar, her decision to rejoin the political system, and Myanmar-U.S. relations.

November 30, 2011

Myanmar
A Conversation with Aung San Suu Kyi

In advance of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit in December, the Council on Foreign Relations held a meeting conducted via live videoconference with Aung San Suu Kyi.