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September 20, 2017

Energy and Climate Policy
'Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America's Power'

Meghan L. O'Sullivan discusses her new book, Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America's Power.

Play Oil refinery

March 22, 2017

Arctic
U.S. Should Increase Its Strategic Commitment to the Arctic, Says CFR Task Force

“The United States, through Alaska, is a significant Arctic nation with strategic, economic, and scientific interests,” asserts a new Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored (CFR) Independent Task For…

March 21, 2017

Arctic
Arctic Imperatives

Overview "The United States, through Alaska, is a significant Arctic nation with strategic, economic, and scientific interests," asserts a new Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored (CFR) Independ…

January 6, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Affordable Housing Crisis in Johannesburg

In general, the economies of the United States and South Africa are based on the “Washington Consensus” of free markets to encourage economic growth. Both countries are characterized by growing inequ…

johannesburg-housing

November 29, 2016

Development
Five Questions About Adolescent Girls in Emergencies

The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…

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May 5, 2015

Politics and Government
Campaign 2016: Mike Huckabee, GOP Presidential Candidate

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is taking that age old advice to heart. Back in 2008 he did surprisingly well in the GOP nominating race, despite…

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March 2, 2015

Vietnam
The Best Histories of the Vietnam War

Next Sunday marks the fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of the first American combat troops in Vietnam. It wasn’t a decision that President Lyndon Johnson had planned on making. True, the previous …

Vietnam War Books

December 17, 2013

United States
On the Road to Economic Recovery and Productivity, With Lingering Concerns Over Inequality

With the federal budget deficit rapidly shrinking and the United States seemingly on the road to sustained economic growth, Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the e…

December 17, 2013

United States
On the Road to Economic Recovery and Productivity, with Lingering Concerns over Inequality

With the federal budget deficit rapidly shrinking and the United States seemingly on the road to sustained economic growth, Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the e…