March 2, 2018
Solar energy is the world’s cheapest and fastest-growing power source, but its rise is in danger of stalling. Varun Sivaram argues that realizing solar's potential will require innovation—creative fi…
January 2, 2018
CFR President Richard N. Haass argues for an updated global operating system to address challenges from terrorism and the spread of nuclear weapons to climate change and cyberspace.
November 28, 2017
Paul B. Stares proposes a comprehensive new strategy, "preventive engagement," for how the United States can manage an increasingly turbulent world and reduce the risk of costly military commitments.
January 24, 2017
The definitive account of the secret war in the tiny Southeast Asian nation of Laos, which lasted almost two decades and forever changed the CIA’s controversial role in foreign policy.
October 20, 2016
A history of the last four decades of U.S. trade policies and a blueprint for how to keep the United States competitive in a globalized economy.
October 11, 2016
In this biography of Alan Greenspan, Sebastian Mallaby brilliantly explores Greenspan's life and legacy and tells the story of the making of modern finance.
September 20, 2016
A provocative look at the world's most difficult, seemingly ineradicable problems—and the surprising stories of the countries that solved them.
February 12, 2016
In Morning in South Africa, John Campbell provides an incisive and deeply informed introduction to post-apartheid South Africa.
February 11, 2016
In War by Other Means, Robert Blackwill and Jennifer Harris show that geoeconomic warfare requires a new vision of U.S. statecraft.
In The Pragmatic Superpower, Ray Takeyh and Steven Simon reframe the legacy of U.S. involvement in the Arab world from 1945 to 1991 and shed new light on the makings of the contemporary Middle East.