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December 14, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
#MeToo Goes Global and Crosses Multiple Boundaries

The #MeToo campaign has spread across the globe, with women in eighty-five countries and counting using the hashtag to call attention to pervasive sexual harassment and workplace discrimination.

MeToo

August 16, 2018

Afghanistan
The U.S. in Afghanistan With Anthony Cordesman

Anthony Cordesman, the Arleigh A. Burke chair in strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), joins James M. Lindsay to discuss President Trump’s Afghanistan strategy.

Podcast U.S. troops wait at their base to fly to a training and advisory mission in Logar province, Afghanistan.

June 18, 2018

Health
The Global Health Nexus on Climate Change and Pollution

Pollution kills nine million people each year and sickens many more, mostly in poorer nations. The global health effects of climate change are less well quantified, but also increasing with lower-inc…

Pollution

April 27, 2018

Donald Trump
One Year of Trump: U.S. Image Abroad

This event is part of the 2018 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs. 

Play Donald Trump

December 14, 2012

Corporate Governance
The Folly of State Subsidies, Part Two

A new study released this week by the Pew Center for the States is further proof of the folly of state tax incentives as a way to attract job-creating business – though in its usual even-handed fashi…

A United Airlines airplane at Newark Liberty International Airport (Gary Hershorn/Courtesy Reuters).

April 27, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: U.S. Multinationals Hiring, but Mostly Overseas

According to the Wall Street Journal, large U.S. multinationals added new jobs faster than other U.S. firms, but 75 percent were overseas. Economists believe that companies are not shifting work out …

Employees stand in front of the gate to a Wal-Mart Supercenter in Chongqing municipality, China. (Stringer/Courtesy Reuters)

January 18, 2012

Trade
The Bid to Bundle U.S. Trade Agencies

President Obama requested Congressional approval last Friday to reorganize the federal government, a plan that includes consolidation of six trade and commerce agencies into a single, streamlined dep…

China Shipping containers sit on a ship in the Port of Los Angeles after being imported to the U.S.

May 21, 2013

Americas
Diverging Inequality in Latin America and the United States

Most everyone agrees that inequality matters. Studies by the World Bank, the IMF, and by academics (such as Richard Wilkinson of the University of Nottingham) demonstrate how harmful inequality can b…

inequality - LAM

October 8, 2008

United States
God and Gold

Teaching Notes on God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World by CFR Senior Fellow Walter Russell Mead.

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