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November 1, 2018

Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia’s Populism Is Different but Also Dangerous

The region’s fast-growing but fragile democracies have been susceptible to strongmen and autocratic-leaning populists in recent years, propelled by concerns over inequality, crime, and dysfunctional …

Dondi Tawatao/Reuters

June 30, 2017

Digital Policy
Cyber Week in Review: June 30, 2017

This week: NotPetya, Canada orders Google to take down search results, and Facebook's algorithm for removing hate speech.

Petya

March 8, 2017

Development
International Women’s Day

This post is co-authored by Anne Connell, assistant director of the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Wednesday, March 8 marks International Women’s Day, an int…

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May 23, 2017

Religion
Just and Unjust War in the 21st Century

[node:summary] Video: Michael Walzer, professor emeritus of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study, and Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, discuss moral philosophy and just and unjust war in the twenty-first century.

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May 13, 2016

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Americans Remain Open to U.S. Commitments Overseas

What candidates say on the campaign trail matters for how elections turn out. But so too does what the public is thinking. On that score, two things stand out in the Pew Research Center’s recent poll…

USAID

June 1, 2016

Development
Revitalizing Economic Growth in the Twenty-First Century: A Conversation with Kweilin Ellingrud and Christopher Ruhm

According to a new McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report, advancing women’s equality could add $12 trillion to GDP by 2025. This seminal report, entitled “The Power of Parity,” is the product of res…

Podcast Migrant Construction Workers in Shanghai

October 1, 2015

Russia
Risky Russian Moment in Syria

Russia’s military buildup in Syria could set back the self-proclaimed Islamic State and lay the groundwork for a political transition, but could also lead to a confrontation with the United States, s…

June 4, 2014

Global
Foundations as Kingmakers: The Role of Private Foundations in Setting Global Agendas

Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, critically examines the role of private foundations in the global philanthropy economy.

January 17, 2014

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: NSA Reforms, CIA Drone Strikes, and Benghazi

“Presidential Policy Directive/PPD-28: Signals Intelligence Activities,” White House, January 17, 2014. When the United States collects nonpublicly available signals intelligence in bulk, it shall u…

Obama NSA speech

October 11, 2013

United States
Communicating Monetary Policy at the Zerobound

Eric Rosengren, president and chief executive officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, discusses monetary policy.