March 29, 2019
This Week: European Parliament passes sweeping copyright legislation; Facebook charged with housing discrimination; Chinese ownership of dating app declared national security risk; ASUS hack; and the…
March 8, 2019
President Trump has made reducing the U.S. trade deficit a priority, blaming trade deals like NAFTA, but economists disagree over how policymakers should respond.
February 13, 2019
What a late-night meal in Italy taught me about U.S. power in the Arab world.
January 28, 2019
At least one of Israel’s occupations will be permanent, whether anyone else likes it or not.
March 10, 2009
Watch Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, outline his thoughts on reforming the regulatory system in light of the global financial crisis.
February 3, 2016
Lincoln Davidson is a research associate for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson released a document last week outlining how his administra…
November 26, 2018
In 2018, CFR once again hosted high-level discussions of global affairs, from U.S. election security to the Iran-Saudi Arabia rivalry to the artificial intelligence race.
November 20, 2018
Before the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Fed’s balance sheet stood at $925 billion—mostly U.S. Treasury securities. After 59 months of asset purchases to push down longer-term interest ra…
November 8, 2018
The role of the Federal Reserve has transformed in the past decade, as it has deployed trillions of dollars to boost the U.S. economy while expanding its regulatory oversight of the nation’s financia…
January 14, 2011
A man embraces a soldier as protesters walk past soldiers while shouting slogans during a demonstration against Tunisian President Ben Ali in Tunis (STR New/Courtesy Reuters)
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