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September 10, 2021

Noncommunicable Diseases
Noncommunicable Diseases Kill Slowly in Normal Times and Quickly in COVID-19 Times

Why addressing chronic diseases is crucial for future pandemic preparedness

Marcelo Louzada stands in a blue room, holding his cell phone, which features a photo of his brother Valdemar Louzada, thirty-eight, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Valdemar suffered from obesity and died from COVID-19 in May 2020.

March 6, 2019

United States
Defending America From Foreign Election Interference

The United States needs to safeguard the democratic process against foreign interference. It should ensure both the technical integrity of the voting system and that voters are not subjected to forei…

Voters fill out their ballots at Loudon County High School in Leesburg, Virginia, on election day, November 6, 2018.

June 22, 2016

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Reconfiguring USAID for State-Building

Nation-building abroad has become a neuralgic term in American politics. Opposition to nation-building abroad is one of the few things that President Barack Obama and Donald Trump can agree on. And y…

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June 28, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
Political Warfare

The United States is in a long-term struggle for influence in the Middle East with competitors such as Iran, al-Qaeda, Hezbollah, the Muslim Brotherhood, and various Salafist organizations. All have …

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July 19, 2007

Israel
Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

An in-depth, multimedia look at the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its geopolitical repercussions.

Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

November 8, 2006

Defense and Security
Crisis Guide: The Korean Peninsula

An interactive, multimedia guide to the dispute between North and South Korea.

Crisis Guide: The Korean Peninsula

June 29, 2009

Economic Crises
Crisis Guide: The Global Economy

An in-depth, multimedia look at the causes and consequences of the global economic crisis that seeks to unravel the questions surrounding the downturn and shed light on its policy implications, drawi…

Crisis Guide: The Global Economy

April 18, 2007

Genocide and Mass Atrocities
Crisis Guide: Darfur

CFR.org’s Emmy Award-winning multimedia exploration of the crisis in Darfur and its policy implications.

Crisis Guide: Darfur

September 3, 2008

Climate Change
Crisis Guide: Climate Change

An in-depth, multimedia look at climate change, its global impact, and efforts to combat it.

Crisis Guide: Climate Change

October 7, 2010

Pakistan
Crisis Guide: Pakistan

Pakistan’s stability is of great consequence to regional and international security. Examine the roots of its challenges, what it means for the region and the world, and explore some plausible future…

Crisis Guide: Pakistan