February 24, 2020China
Almost 5,000 African students study in Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. To date, health officials reported over 2,000 deaths and more than 70,000 infections across mainland China. In response, many governments have moved to evacuate their citizens from Hubei province, where Wuhan is. China is Africa's most important trading partner, and African governments are concerned about the coronavirus spreading to the continent.
December 17, 2012Health
Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Daniel Elliott, program mana…
November 1, 2019International Organizations
The International Monetary Fund, both criticized and lauded for its efforts to promote financial stability, continues to find itself at the forefront of global economic crisis management.
August 20, 2019Trade
The trade war between the United States and China has entered a new and dangerous phase.
February 26, 2009United States
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is pleased to announce a new director of studies and several new scholars. James M. Lindsay, director of the Studies Program from 2003 to 2006 at CFR, w…
January 9, 2019Cuba
For many years the Organization of American States was a dictators' club, where the rule was "you don't criticize my human rights abuses and I won't criticize yours." And the secretaries-general of t…
January 9, 2019Middle East and North Africa
On January 9, 2005—exactly 14 years ago today—Mahmoud Abbas was elected president of the Palestinian Authority. For a four-year term. Today Abbas begins serving the fifteenth year of his four-year…