This annual lectureship, which addresses issues at the intersection of science, technology, and foreign policy, has been endowed in perpetuity through a gift from CFR members Malcolm and Carolyn Wien…
September 10, 2019International Organizations
Test your knowledge of the immediate postwar period, including the Marshall Plan and the creation of the United Nations.
September 3, 2019Treaties and Agreements
Test your knowledge of major treaties and peace agreements, including the Peace of Westphalia and the Treaty of Versailles.
November 12, 2019Southeast Asia
Rising seas will endanger more than three hundred million people in the next thirty years, according to a startling new study published in late October in the journal Nature Communications. By 2050, …
November 12, 2019Election 2020
Each week between now and the Iowa caucuses, I’m talking with two experts with differing views on how the United States should handle a foreign policy challenge it faces. These special episodes are p…
November 8, 2019Nigeria
Housing for professionals working in the modern economy are challenged in most of the world’s mega-cities. Lagos is no exception, as profiled by the BBC. Its reporter estimates that “middle-to-high-income” housing can cost between $5,000 and $40,000 a year. But the practice of paying a year’s worth of rent upfront sets Lagos apart: the BBC’s reporter was asked for between $11,000 and $22,000 for a two-bedroom apartment with electricity in a good Lagos neighborhood, Victoria Island.
November 8, 2019Election 2020
Each week, I look at what the presidential candidates are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.