April 30, 2020Coronavirus
Although coronavirus cases in India, Pakistan, and across the region have not increased as quickly as some feared (so far), South Asia's economies are struggling deeply. Sri Lanka and the Maldives ex…
April 30, 2020United 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.
April 15, 2020China
Beyond expressing legitimate concerns about the treatment of Africans in Guangzhou, U.S. officials would be wrong to add sow further discord between China and its African partners. It benefits no one. China must be a partner to international financial organizations in their aid to Africa, financing loans, suspending debt payments, and providing stimulus.
April 13, 2020Diplomacy and International Institutions
The outbreak of COVID-19 is forcing intergovernmental meetings online. This transition will not be easy, but it could pave the way for greater participation and openness in international affairs.