Established in 1967 by the sons and daughters of Thomas J. Watson, the Thomas J. Watson Meetings Program brings high-ranking U.S. and foreign government officials to CFR. The program funds meetings with U.S. and foreign leaders of cabinet rank or higher.
October 29, 2019Defense and Security
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development, diplomacy and security challenges. This post is author…
February 1, 2019South Africa
In January 2018, Ramaphosa appointed a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into “state capture,” the label commonly used in South Africa for government corruption. The testimony to the Zondo Commission of Angelo Agrizzi details the extravagant bribes paid by companies to the highest level of the governing African National Congress (ANC), mostly in return for highly lucrative contracts.
September 7, 2018Cybersecurity
Can the country’s major digital platforms fight disinformation campaigns while facing the Trump administration’s charges of political bias?
October 10, 2017Women and Women's Rights
President Trump issued new restrictions on travel for refugees and immigrants. The result is much the same as previous restrictions, known colloquially as the "Muslim ban:" for women, the restriction…
May 18, 2015Development
Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Deirdre White, chief executive…
June 21, 2018Religion
Alexander J. Thurston, Olufemi O. Vaughan, and John Campbell discuss how Christianity and Islam coexist in Nigeria.