October 12, 2011
Cherie Blair, founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, discusses the gender gap in access to mobile technology. Research conducted by Blair’s organization has found that the gender gap is pa…
June 7, 2011
On the heels of the 30th anniversary since AIDS was recognized, the UN General Assembly will meet to discuss the next course of HIV/AIDS funding. CFR Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett tr…
December 6, 2011
USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg discusses the challenges facing the organization in an environment of constrained budgets.
February 1, 2012
The U.S.-Saudi relationship has become increasingly strained since the onset of the Arab awakening, and Iran’s nuclear ambitions could pose further challenges, says expert F. Gregory Gause III.
February 28, 2012
The UN Human Rights Council is emerging as an increasingly relevant player in the Syrian crisis. CFR’s Stewart M. Patrick highlights five things to know about the revived global human rights forum.
March 8, 2012
The winner of the 2012 U.S. presidential election will risk "unpleasant surprises" if he fails to pay sufficient attention to Africa, says CFR’s John Campbell.
April 17, 2012
CFR’s James M. Lindsay remembers the Bay of Pigs invasion, which began on April 17, 1961, and discusses the importance of preparing for failure and planning accordingly.
April 23, 2012
Following the first round of France’s presidential election, CFR’s Charles A. Kupchan discusses Nicolas Sarkozy’s chances and the potential impact of a Francois Hollande win on transatlantic ties and…
April 3, 2012
CFR’s James M. Lindsay remembers the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty in Washington, DC, on April 4, 1949, and discusses the difficulty inherent in pursuing fundamental changes to a nation’s fore…
April 27, 2012
CFR’s Sheila Smith highlights the significance of the U.S.-Japan Summit as the first state visit by the Democratic Party’s Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda, which features a broad agenda and comes at a…