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March 1, 2016

China’s Volatile Growth

This article was co-authored with Fred Hu, Chairman and Founder of Primavera Capital Group, a China-based global investment firm. MILAN – Uncertainty about China’s economic prospects is roiling gl…

China Economy

April 15, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
GCC Nations: Protections and Risks

With the exception of Yemen, the member nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council range from prosperous to extremely rich—but they are also vulnerable to security threats from terrorists and from Iran…

May 4, 2012

Corporate Governance
Policy Initiative Spotlight: Checking the Innovation Box

In the competition to attract and retain global corporate investment, tax policy is often seen as one of the most immediate and potent levers that legislators can pull. This is especially true given …


January 27, 2012

Morning Brief: Heavy Industry Predicts U.S. Growth

Major North American industrial firms Caterpillar and Eaton (FT) have strong expectations for market growth in the United States despite recent warnings from the IMF of a global economic slowdown. Ca…

April 22, 2016

Cyber Week in Review: April 22, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. The European Union’s case against Google, part one. The EU competition commissioner, Margreth…

CFR Cyber Net Politics

March 4, 2016

Cyber Week in Review: March 4, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Who wants updates on Apple v. FBI? For the third week in a row, the Apple-FBI fight over acce…

CFR Cyber Net Politics

February 18, 2016

Reactions to the Apple-FBI Clash in the San Bernardino Case

Much has been written in the past forty-eight hours on Apple’s refusal to comply with a federal order to assist the FBI access the encrypted contents on a iPhone 5C owned by Syed Rizwan Farook, one o…

Apple CFR Cyber Net Politics Back Doors Encryption

January 22, 2016

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Foreign Policy and the 2016 Presidential Primaries

Washington is bracing for what looks to be a historic snowstorm that could dump thirty inches of snow (or more) on the nation’s capital. Despite the grim forecast, Charlie Cook of The Cook Political …


November 10, 2015

Defense and Security
Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps!

The Marine Corps turns 240 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have been …


September 28, 2015

International Organizations
Guest Post: Closing the Rhetoric-Reality Gap on R2P

Bruce W. Jentleson is a professor at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and the 2015-16 Kissinger chair at the Kluge Center in the Library of Congress. Jenna Karp is a Duke University…

Syrian Refugees in Serbia