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September 10, 2004

International Organizations
International Economic and Financial Cooperation

The machinery of international economic and financial cooperation is rapidly becoming obsolete. Written by a group that combines extensive practical experience and analytical sharpness, the sixth tit…

April 6, 2021

Wars and Conflict
Nonstate Warfare

Stephen Biddle explains how nonstate military strategies overturn traditional perspectives on warfare.

May 2, 2005

Democracy
Protecting Democracy

Over the past several decades, democracy has taken root or been reestablished in a number of countries with support from other democratic states and private groups. While the increase in the number o…

March 7, 2011

Development
Weak Links

In Weak Links Stewart Patrick contends that assumptions about the threats posed by failing states--or "weak links"--are based on anecdotal arguments and challenges the conventional wisdom through sys…

September 15, 2020

U.S. Foreign Policy
An Open World

Two foreign policy experts chart a new U.S. grand strategy to meet the greatest geopolitical challenges of the coming decade.

September 1, 2001

Political History and Theory
The Real and the Ideal

Idealism and the pursuit of power are more closely linked than the liberal or realist traditions would have us believe. Foreign policy should be built on the principles of decency, mutual respect for…

October 15, 2020

China
Toxic Politics

CFR Senior Fellow Yanzhong Huang discusses how China’s environmental crisis is undermining public health and becoming an Achilles heel in its reemergence as a global power.

December 1, 2020

Nigeria
Nigeria and the Nation-State

Former Ambassador John Campbell illustrates the history and importance of Nigeria, a country too often overlooked by the West.

April 8, 2019

Japan
Japan Rearmed

Japan’s United States–imposed postwar constitution renounced the use of offensive military force, but, Sheila A. Smith shows, a nuclear North Korea and an increasingly assertive China have the Japane…

May 11, 2021

World Order
The World—New in Paperback

An invaluable primer from Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, that will help anyone, expert and nonexpert alike, navigate a time in which many of our biggest challenges come…