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April 23, 2018

Saudi Arabia
Oil Prices and the U.S. Economy: Reading the Tea Leaves of the Trump Tweet on OPEC

During his visit to the United States, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman inopportunely noted in an interview with Reuters news service that Saudi Arabia was “working on moving from a model agree…

The masthead of U.S. President Donald Trump's @realDonaldTrump Twitter account with a message about OPEC policy is seen on April 20, 2018.

March 20, 2018

South Korea
I Gave Korea Too Much Credit For Letting the Won Appreciate in December

The Trump Administration should be giving Korea a hard time for its return to foreign exchange market intervention in January 2018.

I Gave Korea Too Much Credit For Letting the Won Appreciate in December

May 9, 2018

Religion
The Immigration Debate

T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Camille J. Mackler, and Shannon K. O'Neil, with Julia Preston moderating, discuss the immigration debate, as part of the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop.

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April 12, 2018

Middle East and North Africa
Afghanistan: Endless War?

Panelists look at America's longest war and examine strategies for how to bring it to an end.

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July 7, 2016

Trade
Venezuela’s Woes Reach Mercosur

Mercosur is under considerable internal strain. As at other times in the trade bloc’s history, shifting political winds and changing trade priorities have placed the member countries at loggerheads. …

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro stands in front of an image depicting the country's late President Hugo Chavez during a meeting with members of Venezuela's United Socialist Party (PSUV) in Caracas

July 8, 2011

Iran
What Happens When Iran Kills American Soldiers?

There must be very few times in American history when a foreign government is accused of killing American troops, and absolutely nothing is done about it. Every school kid used to learn lines like "…

December 4, 2015

Global
Piketty’s “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” Wins 2015 CFR Arthur Ross Book Award

French economist Thomas Piketty has won the fourteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for Capital in the Twenty-First Century (Belknap Press) and will receive $15,00…

June 18, 2014

More Books to Read This Summer

Last week, Bob McMahon, Gideon Rose, and I offered up our summer reading suggestions on The World Next Week podcast. India Adams and her colleagues on the CFR Library staff were not to be outdone. Th…

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November 26, 2013

Thailand
Thailand on the Brink—Again

Today marks the second day of  Bangkok protestors’ occupation of several of Thailand’s major ministries. Although so far there has been minimal violence, by Thai standards, demonstrators yesterday ph…

Anti-government protesters wave flags while standing in heavy rain outside the Interior Ministry in Bangkok on November 26, 2013. Nearly 3,000 flag-waving anti-government protesters massed in front of Thailand's Interior Ministry on Tuesday, a day after they stormed compounds of two other ministries. (Kerek Wongsa/Courtesy Reuters)

September 13, 2013

Global
Reflecting on Lehman’s Global Legacy

Experts from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East reflect on the impact and legacy of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy five years ago.