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March 9, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Guest Post: KONY 2012, Beyond the Buzz

This is a guest post by Melissa Bukuru, CFR Africa program intern. After 50 million views and a media buzz that shows no sign of dying down quickly, backlash to Invisible Children’s KONY 2012 video …

Africa-LRA-20120309

July 17, 2019

Space
The Moon Landing Anniversary Confronts America With a Fateful Choice

Fifty years after the Apollo 11 moon landing, U.S. policymakers face the choice of whether to put humanity on a trajectory of peaceful cooperation or dangerous militarization in space. 

 Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, poses for a photograph beside the deployed U.S. flag on the lunar surface.

December 3, 2018

United States
Ten Anniversaries to Note in 2019

Anniversaries recall our triumphs, honor our losses, and mark our tragedies. Two thousand eighteen witnessed many significant anniversaries: the centennial of the end World War I, the fiftieth annive…

D-Day invasion

March 16, 2018

Thailand
Thailand’s (Possible) Election: A Plethora of Parties Register, But Will Politics Actually Change?

With elections in Thailand seemingly slated for early 2019, could an Emmanuel Macron–like figure emerge in the kingdom?

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit-3.15.2018

February 28, 2018

Middle East and North Africa
Trump’s Middle East Strategy Is Totally Boring

There’s a very familiar method to the administration’s apparent regional madness.

TrumpSaudi

May 26, 2017

Philippines
Will the Bromance Between Trump and Duterte Last?

This past week, Southeast Asia observers have been buzzing over a leaked transcript of a phone call, made in April, between U.S. President Donald Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. In th…

Duterte-speech-5.24.2017

May 23, 2017

Cybersecurity
Duck and Cover: the Danger of Drones as the Future of E-Commerce

Cathryn Shelton is a former intern at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is currently a research assistant at Project Connect, a non-profit working to eliminate the digital divide through mapping …

UPS Drone

August 20, 2013

Economics
Guest Post: Maduro’s Limited Foreign Policy Agenda

This is a guest post by Stephanie Leutert, a research associate here at the Council on Foreign Relations who works with me in the Latin America program. In recent years, Venezuela’s president Nico…

Maduro Foreign Policy - Latintelligence

September 18, 2016

United States
The United States Air Force Celebrates Its 69th Birthday Today

The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 69 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …

F-16 U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly in formation during a media day ahead of the Los Angeles County Air Show in Lancaster

March 22, 2016

China
Pharmaceutical PPPs and China’s Contribution to Global Health Security

One of the major challenges in developing new medical countermeasures against threats to global health security—be it a new flu pandemic or rapid spread of a neglected disease—is the lack of an under…

China Pharmacy