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Oct 23, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
Esther Brimmer and Gordon Goldstein Join CFR

Two new adjunct senior fellows, Esther Brimmer and Gordon Goldstein, have joined the Council on Foreign Relations’ (CFR) growing roster of experts in international affairs and economics.

Mar 2017

Arctic
Arctic Imperatives

Overview "The United States, through Alaska, is a significant Arctic nation with strategic, economic, and scientific interests," asserts a new Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored (CFR) Independ…

Apr 21, 2017

Nigeria
Naira High Ranking Nigerian Officials Linked to Mysterious $43 Million

On April 12, Nigeria’s principal anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), announced that it had found $43.4 million stashed in a vacant apartment in Lagos. The cas…

Mar 22, 2017

Arctic
An ice-free Northwest Passage is seen in this handout satellite photo from NASA U.S. Needs to Plan for Changes in the Arctic

The Arctic holds a grip on the public imagination as a frozen, remote, and inaccessible place – but the Arctic region is rapidly changing, and the United States would do well to take stock of the cha…

Mar 22, 2017

Arctic
U.S. Should Increase Its Strategic Commitment to the Arctic, Says CFR Task Force

“The United States, through Alaska, is a significant Arctic nation with strategic, economic, and scientific interests,” asserts a new Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored (CFR) Independent Task For…

Dec 22, 2016

rtx1qn98-b Global Agenda: Navigating Contested Global Spaces

This blog post is part of a series entitled Global Agenda, in which experts will identify major global challenges facing President-Elect Trump, the options available to him, and what is at stake for …

Apr 26, 2012

United States
Lessons Learned with Esther Dyson

This meeting is part of our Lessons Learned series, which provides an opportunity for distinguished members to share wisdom gained over the course of their careers with members aged forty-five and yo…

May 29, 2015

Development
FIFA Corruption This Week in Markets and Democracy: FIFA Corruption, Chronic Hunger, and Poverty Reduction

This post marks the launch of a new feature on the Development Channel, "This Week in Markets and Democracy." Each Friday, CFR’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Program, will highlight the week…

Feb 21, 2013

Gender
Paradise-Beneath-Her-Feet.jpg Paradise Beneath Her Feet

In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Isobel Coleman demonstrates how influential Islamic feminist thinkers are driving social change in the Middle East to create economic, political, and educational oppor…

Jul 18, 2013

Defense and Security
corruption - mexico - LAM Corruption in Mexico

Follow Mexico’s headlines and you will see an uptick in high-level corruption cases. In this piece for Huffington Post, I discuss how Mexico has gotten better at exposing corruption but also why it s…