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November 11, 2011

United States
The Departure of Dennis Ross

The announcement that Dennis Ross is leaving his post creates a serious problem for the Obama administration. Ross has spent decades working on the "peace process" and knew almost every influential …

January 23, 2024

United States
CFR Fellows' Book Launch Series: The World That Wasn't: Henry Wallace and the Fate of the American Century by Benn Steil

Henry Wallace is the most important, and certainly the most fascinating, almost-president in American history. As FDR’s third-term vice president, and a hero to many progressives, he lost his place o…

Play Henry Wallace standing in front of a plane waving his hat in the air as he arrives at London Airport.

February 9, 2009

Intelligence
Dennis C. Blair, Director of National Intelligence

Retired Adm. Dennis C. Blair, President Obama’s director of national intelligence, is a former commander of the U.S. Pacific Command with long military experience.

November 28, 2023

Middle East Program
Virtual Media Briefing: Gaza the Day After

Panelists discuss the possibilities for governance in Gaza, including the potential role of regional powers and the West. FROMAN: Well, thanks very much, Emily. And thanks, everybody, for joining …

Play View of destroyed buildings in Gaza

June 17, 2013

United States
TWE Remembers: Herbert Hoover Signs the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Into Law

Economists are said to be too smart for their own good and not smart enough for anyone else’s. If so, should presidents take their advice? One president who wishes he had is Herbert Hoover. In June 1…

Tariff Act

December 19, 2023

Labor and Employment
U.S. Strikes and Global Trends in Labor and Productivity

A. Michael Spence, distinguished visiting fellow at CFR, provides a global perspective on the changing landscape of labor and economic productivity. Sharon Block, professor of practice and executive …

Play Hollywood writers on strike

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The Future of the Global Trading System

The project on the Future of the Global Trading System explores the protectionist turn in U.S. trade policy. The election of Donald Trump was the most vocal challenge to the consensus for trade liber…