May 21, 2019Southeast Asia
By Petra Desatova Anand Panyarachun, the former prime minister of Thailand and a long-time central figure in Thai politics, belongs to an old generation of Thai technocrats, who shaped Thailand’s …
March 28, 2014Afghanistan
Afghanistan’s presidential election could be a democratic milestone, or may be marred by insurgent violence and fraud. Four experts weigh the election’s importance.
April 22, 2019Public Health Threats and Pandemics
More than four billion people lack access to safe sanitation, which has profound implications for public heath, physical safety, women's rights, and human dignity. Health problems stemming from this …
October 10, 2012Education
I had the pleasure of hosting an event last week for Vivek Wadhwa to discuss his important and troubling new book, The Immigrant Exodus. Wadhwa, an entrepreneur turned scholar, has done more than any…
April 19, 2018Global Governance
Tamar Gutner and Stewart M. Patrick discuss the current state of global governance and the Trump administration's approach to international organizations and multilateralism, with James M. Lindsay, as part of the 2018 CFR College and University Educators Workshop.
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) held a two-day symposium on March 21 and March 22, 2016, which featured five panels discussing the future of the European Union. The symposium, held at CFR’s of…
November 20, 2017Climate Change
Following the U.S. federal government’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, individual cities and states are actively seeking to shape their own climate policies.