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January 27, 2023

Russia
David A. Morse Lecture With IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol

Dr. Fatih Birol has served as Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) since 2015. He has led the Agency in a comprehensive modernization program, making it the global hub for clea…

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January 27, 2023

Sierra Leone
Women This Week: Women’s Rights Victory in Sierra Leone

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers January 21 to January 27.

A Sierra Leonen woman carries a pot of peanuts on her head in Freetown, Sierra Leone, December 16, 2014.

January 27, 2023

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: January 27, 2023

Meta announces Trump can return to its apps; international ransomware task force launches; Justice Department files lawsuit against Google; FBI and DOJ take down ransomware family; China is supplying…

Rioters gather on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on January 6th as a police riot control munition detonates.

January 27, 2023

Sub-Saharan Africa
Staying Neutral on Ukraine Easier Said Than Done for African States

As the Kremlin-linked Wagner Group expands its Africa footprint, questions remain about what “neutrality” really looks like for African governments. 

In front of a wall of South African and Russian flags, South Africa's Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov turn towards each other at a bilateral meeting in Pretoria, South Africa.

January 27, 2023

India
U.S.-India Relations

Since India’s independence, ties with the United States have weathered Cold War–era distrust and estrangement over India’s nuclear program. Relations have warmed in recent years and cooperation has strengthened across a range of economic and political areas.

January 26, 2023

United States
NY Book Launch: The Bill of Obligations by Richard Haass

CFR President Richard Haass discusses his new book, The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens, with Juju Chang.  In The Bill of Obligations, Richard Haass argues that the very idea …

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January 26, 2023

China
China’s Population Decline Is Not Yet A Crisis. Beijing’s Response Could Make It One

China has now officially experienced its first total population decline in six decades, bringing attention to Beijing's ability to address the challenges posed by demographic trends.

A man looks over a crowd in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China.

January 26, 2023

North Korea
Missiles and Macroeconomy Mark North Korea’s 2022 Troubles

For North Korea, 2022 was marked by a record number of missile tests, the implementation of a national quarantine against COVID-19 cases, and recentralized government control over economic activities…

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends an event during the New Year celebrations at People's Palace of Culture in Pyongyang, North Korea.

January 25, 2023

China
China Increasingly Relies on Imported Food. That’s a Problem.

China has so far been able to feed its 1.4 billion people, but climate change and a dependence on imports could pose challenges.

A person browses an aisle of produce in a supermarket in China.

January 25, 2023

Ukraine
German and U.S. Tanks Will Be Critical in Ukraine’s Next Phase Against Russia

The main battle tanks that the United States and Germany have agreed to provide Ukraine will help its forces punch through Russian fortifications and retake lost territory.