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October 21, 2008

South Africa
A Conversation with Jacob Zuma

After the forced resignation of South African president Thabo Mbeki in September, and the subsequent departure of several cabinet members, Kgalema Motlanthe was sworn in as South Africa's interim pre…

April 27, 2009

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

In his April 5 Prague speech, President Obama called for the United States to lead international efforts toward a world free of nuclear weapons. A new Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored Independe…

June 14, 2010

North Korea
U.S. Policy Toward the Korean Peninsula

As tensions on the Korean peninsula rise after an international investigation found that North Korea was responsible for the sinking of a South Korean warship, a Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) In…

March 19, 2010

Elections and Voting
Nigeria in Turmoil

Watch experts report on Nigeria's presidential crisis, sectarian conflict, and security dilemmas in the oil-rich Niger Delta.

January 7, 2003

United States
Growing Apart: The Causes and Consequences of Global Wage Inequality

For further information contact: April Wahlestedt, Director of Communications (212) 434-9544   October 15, 1999, New York, NY - Is globalization a major contributor to increasing wage inequ…

February 9, 2011

Politics and Government
Beyond Whole of Government: Public Private Collaboration to Achieve U.S. Foreign Policy Goals

Experts discuss the potential that public private collaboration can have toward achieving the goals of U.S. foreign policy, private business, and civil society.

February 9, 2011

Politics and Government
Corporate Member Executives Roundtable, "Beyond Whole of Government: Public Private Collaboration to Achieve U.S. Foreign Policy Goals"

The December 2010 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review emphasized, among other things, the importance of smart and coordinated foreign assistance efforts, and a whole of government approach t…

January 26, 2012

Defense Technology
iPhones, Drones, and Nuclear Weapons

On Tuesday, Apple released its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, which comprised fourteen weeks and ended on December 31, 2011. The company earned record quarterly revenues of $…

Soldiers and smartphones

January 24, 2012

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia in the New Middle East

Leading regional experts Gregory Gause, III and Toby C. Jones assess the stability of Saudi Arabia, its role in the reshaped region, and the future of U.S.-Saudi relations.

December 5, 2012

Gender
Diversifying Global Supply Chains

ISOBEL COLEMAN: Good afternoon. Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining us here today. I'm Isobel Coleman. I'm a senior fellow here at the Council on Foreign Relations and director of the Ci…