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December 13, 2016

Technology and Innovation
An Energy Innovation Agenda for the Trump Administration

Democrats and Republicans are girding for battle over energy policy. The two parties are far apart on most issues, like the future of the Clean Power Plan and federal restrictions on oil and gas dril…

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June 10, 2015

South Korea
Middle-Power Korea

Overview South Korea can best influence the global agenda by committing sufficient resources to sustainable development, financial stability, nuclear governance, and green growth, argues Scott A. …

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July 1, 2016

Israel
The Middle East Quartet’s New Report Misses the Point

The Middle East Quartet has just issued its first report on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and peace efforts, and briefed the Security Council yesterday. The UN’s report on the report begins this w…

September 22, 2016

United States
The U.S. Vice President and Foreign Policy

Modern vice presidents can trace much of their political influence to the broad reforms that Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale made to the second-highest elected office in the late 1970s.

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November 12, 2013

Education
Foreign Student Numbers Growing: The Good News and the Missed Opportunities

While it is easy to despair at the many failings of the U.S. political process, it is important sometimes to celebrate the amazing resilience of American society. My cause today is the latest annual …

A student walks along Boston University's campus in Boston, Massachusetts (Jessica Rinaldi/Courtesy Reuters).

June 11, 2014

Iraqi Reality vs. Administration Predictions

Just days after the fall of Mosul, chaos is spreading in Iraq. The New York Times reports that: Sunni militants extended their control over parts of northern and western Iraq on Wednesday as Iraqi g…

January 23, 2018

Russia
Foreign Affairs Issue Launch with Former Vice President Joe Biden

Coauthors Joe Biden and Michael Carpenter discuss the article, “How to Stand Up to the Kremlin: Defending Democracy Against Its Enemies,” which appears in the January/February issue of Foreign Affair…

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December 4, 2017

United States
Preventive Engagement: How America Can Avoid War, Stay Strong, and Keep the Peace by Paul B. Stares

Paul Stares discusses his new book, Preventive Engagement: How America Can Avoid War, Stay Strong, and Keep the Peace. Stares proposes a comprehensive new strategy for how the United States can manag…

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May 1, 2010

Iraq
War of Necessity, War of Choice

Teaching Notes on War of Necessity, War of Choice by CFR President Richard N. Haass.

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April 29, 2017

Global
The Changing Role of Media

Experts discuss the changing role of the media within this administration and beyond and how the media should proceed to cover the Trump presidency. 

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