March 3, 2020
“Made in China.” You’ve probably seen this label on your clothes, toys, and other everyday products. China’s reach has skyrocketed in recent decades, disrupting the global trading system as we know i…
February 20, 2020
NATO just turned seventy, and some of its own members have become deeply critical of the organization. CFR breaks down what purpose NATO serves in the twenty-first century and whether we still need i…
January 24, 2020
Green jobs are booming. But what are they? And how can the United States prepare for the future this shift in technologies will bring?
January 16, 2020
When was the last time you went to the mall for something you could buy on your phone? Automation is a disruptive force that continues to shape the future. CFR breaks down what automation means for t…
December 6, 2019
Who wins and who loses in the back and forth on tariffs? CFR’s Shannon K. O’Neil breaks down the ongoing tariff battle between the United States and China.
September 16, 2019
There are currently 23 female world leaders worldwide. From Estonia's Kersti Kaljulaid to Ethiopia's Sahle-Work Zewde.
Here are 9 female leaders gaining notice. Which country will be next?
February 28, 2012
The UN Human Rights Council is emerging as an increasingly relevant player in the Syrian crisis. CFR’s Stewart M. Patrick highlights five things to know about the revived global human rights forum.
January 31, 2020
Many Americans question whether the $50 billion the United States spends annually on foreign aid is worth it. CFR breaks down how much of the U.S. budget goes toward foreign assistance and how this m…
March 8, 2012
On International Women’s Day, Minky Worden of Human Rights Watch discusses why women are losing in the movement for change in the Arab uprisings and how the international community can help.
March 2, 2018
Solar energy, the world’s cheapest and fastest-growing power source, could one day supply most of the world’s energy needs. But in a new book, “Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and…