Each year the Council on Foreign Relations names one of its early career fellows the Dillon Fellow, in honor of former CFR Vice Chairman C. Douglas Dillon.
August 27, 2019United States
With the U.S. national debt already exceeding $16 trillion, President Trump’s tax reform and budget deals with Congress have added to the country’s deficits. CFR explores the origins of the national debt, the risks it presents, and the outlook for change.
June 18, 2013Financial Markets
Join Neil Irwin as he discusses the central bankers' role in the great financial crisis and the historical relationship between capitalism and the state. The C. Peter McColough Series on Internation…
June 21, 2019Election 2020
The Democratic field could touch on a number of foreign policy issues, from climate change to Iran, during its first prime-time sparring session.
April 19, 2012Defense and Security
Americans love generals. We have elected twelve of them president. But for a president, generals can be an enormous pain—and a political threat. James K. Polk worried (rightly) that Winfield Scott wa…