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November 20, 2023

India
The Future of the IMEC Hinges on a Stable West Asia

This multi-state project could establish India, instead of China, as the Asian authority on trade. However, Delhi’s track record on economic corridors is mixed.

Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, walks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his official visit to Abu Dhabi on July 15, 2023.

April 15, 2024

Japan
Prime Minister Kishida’s Tour de Force

The highlights from Kishida Fumio's busy week in Washington.

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden welcome Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the North Portico for an official State Dinner at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2024. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

January 23, 2024

United States
CFR Fellows' Book Launch Series: The World That Wasn't: Henry Wallace and the Fate of the American Century by Benn Steil

Henry Wallace is the most important, and certainly the most fascinating, almost-president in American history. As FDR’s third-term vice president, and a hero to many progressives, he lost his place o…

Play Henry Wallace standing in front of a plane waving his hat in the air as he arrives at London Airport.

March 27, 2024

Space
UFOs: Close Encounters of the National Security Kind

On this episode of Why It Matters, experts discuss the national security concerns around UFOs and the real search for extraterrestrial life.

Podcast Sign for UFO "self parking" against a blue sky.

January 21, 2021

Transition 2021
The Biden-Harris Inauguration: A Tense Tableau

The inauguration of President Joe Biden was unlike any U.S. power transition in modern times, providing stark imagery of a country at a crossroads.  

January 30, 2024

United States
Henry Wallace and the Origins of the Cold War, With Benn Steil

Benn Steil, a senior fellow and director of international economics at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how Henry Wallace might have changed history had he and not Harry Truman succeed…

Podcast Delegates at the Progressive Party’s 1948 national convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, show their support for the party’s presidential candidate, Henry Wallace.

May 6, 2021

Energy and Environment
U.S.-Canada Pipeline Dispute, Harris and AMLO Talk Migration, and More

A major fuel pipeline from Canada to the United States could be shut down, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) meet virtually to discuss migrati…

Podcast A 42-inch green pipe is moved into position under an existing 26-inch pipe October 3, 2000 in Howell, Michigan, 60 miles north of Detroit. The pipeline will carry natural gas from Canada to the northeastern U.S. The demand for cleaner natural gas, estimated to be growing at 1.8% a year, is requiring more energy infrastructure to be built. At present, the U.S. has 270,000 miles of interstate gas pipelines in place.