August 20, 2018European Union
In July 2018, the Council on Foreign Relations’ Center for Preventive Action convened a workshop to examine areas of cooperation between the United States and the European Union. The workshop was mad…
June 26, 2018Monetary Policy
To minimize the risk of greater global imbalances, U.S. policymakers should rethink U.S. fiscal policy and focus on the transatlantic imbalances, not the bilateral trade deficit with China.
May 23, 2018Southeast Asia
The United States’ strategic and economic relationships with Southeast Asia are deteriorating fast and may be seriously diminished by 2030. However, the United States can take several measures to bolster its strategic and economic ties with Southeast Asia to counter China's rise in the region.
May 15, 2018Cybersecurity
Critical infrastructure companies cannot protect themselves from adversarial nation-states without federal assistance. The U.S. government should create a classified network to share information on c…
April 18, 2018China
No major transnational problems will be solved without some cooperation between the United States and China. It is imperative that the two countries avoid a further deterioration of the relationship and instead identify areas of potential cooperation.
February 13, 2018Trade
International trade institutions should be reformed with a focus on increasing public support for the rules-orientated system.
January 30, 2018United States
Rather than a comprehensive legal protection for personal data, the United States has only a patchwork of sector-specific laws that fail to adequately protect data. Congress should create a single legislative data-protection mandate to protect individuals’ privacy.
December 26, 2017Global Governance
Sessions were held on how to revitalize the Bretton Woods institutions, strengthen liberal democracy, combat transnational organized crime and corruption, and mitigate the humanitarian and political crises in Venezuela.