Global Climate Agreements: Successes and Failures
by Lindsay Maizland
November 17, 2021
Myanmar’s Troubled History: Coups, Military Rule, and Ethnic Conflict
by Lindsay Maizland
January 31, 2022
Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
A Guide to Global COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts
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April 1, 2022
The Case for a New U.S.-Saudi Strategic Compact
Council Special Report
by Steven A. Cook and Martin S. Indyk
June 22, 2022
Cooling the Planet Through Solar Reflection
with Robert J. Lempert and Stewart M. Patrick
May 11, 2022
State and Local Webinars
Lessons from History Series: A Question of Autonomy—Hong Kong Then and Now
with Mark Clifford, Dennis Kwok and Louisa Lim
June 21, 2022
December 20, 2021
“Dark times,” Hannah Arendt once noted, “are not only not new, they are no rarity in history.” She maintained her conviction, however, “that even in the darkest of times we have the right to expect s…
May 3, 2011
Read an excerpt of False Dawn.
The New Arab Revolt: What Happened, What It Means, and What Comes Next sets the intellectual stage for understanding the revolutions in the Middle East.
December 1, 1997
The cold war came to a grinding halt during the astounding developments of 1989-1991.The Berlin Wall fell, Eastern European countries freed themselves from Soviet domination, and the Soviet Union its…
February 1, 2016
How America Stacks Up outlines the economic challenges faced by the United States and prescribes solutions that will ensure a healthy, competitive U.S. economy for years to come.
June 7, 2012
Read an excerpt of Iran: The Nuclear Challenge.
As the P5+1 nations (United States, France, Britain, Russia, China, and Germany) and the world continue to grapple with Iran's nuclear program, seve…
August 10, 1999
The end of the Cold War created a crisis for the American military industrial complex: procurement spending dropped by more than 60 percent in a decade and the export market imploded. In Arming the F…
March 1, 1999
During the Cold War, the U.S.-Japan alliance was at the core of the American presence, power, and prestige in the Asia-Pacific region. When the Cold War ended, many questioned whether the alliance wo…
June 18, 2013
Read an excerpt of Pathways to Freedom.
Many developing countries have launched transitions from authoritarianism to democracy over the past twenty-five years. While some have succeeded in buildin…
August 1, 2006
An editors' choice pick in the New York Times, which calls the book "a fast-moving, engaging, and ultimately unnerving book."
As nations around the world struggle with the threat of militant Islam…
March 5, 2009
Read an excerpt of Power Rules.
Inspired by Machiavelli's classic The Prince, CFR President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb offers guidelines to the U.S. president in a new book on how to think about and …