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Apr 2016

United States
ISIL as a Mass Movement

In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on April 12, 2016, Graeme Wood discussed the self-proclaimed Islamic State as a mass movement and laid out the reasons for reasonable vers…

May 10, 2017

2017 French Election
After Macron Win, Political Challenges Await

Political newcomer Emmanuel Macron won a decisive victory in France's presidential elections, but the new president will face major challenges to forming a governing coalition.

Sep 4, 2014

China
Notable Quotables From THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS

“The various currencies, which were all maintained on a stable basis in relation to gold and to one another, facilitated the easy flow of capital and of trade to an extent the full value of which …

Sep 10, 2013

Europe and Eurasia
The-Battle-of-Bretton-Woods.jpg The Battle of Bretton Woods

In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Benn Steil challenges the notion that Bretton Woods was the product of an amiable Anglo-American collaboration, and explains that it was in reality part of a much more…

Apr 29, 2013

Europe and Eurasia
Eric Rauchway Battles "The Battle of Bretton Woods"

Benn’s new book The Battle of Bretton Woods has been called “the gold standard on its topic” by the New York Times, “a triumph of economic and diplomatic history” by the Financial Times, and “a su…

Feb 10, 2017

Cyber Week in Review: February 10, 2017

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Ireland vs. Facebook. U.S.-EU data transfer mechanisms came under renewed fire this week as t…

Jan 31, 2017

Diplomacy and International Institutions
RTSXXVY_b President Trump and the Future of Global Governance

The following is a guest post by Miles Kahler, senior fellow for global governance at the Council on Foreign Relations. Recent comments by then President-Elect Donald J. Trump—applauding the breakup…

Jan 24, 2017

China
Chicken Feet And China: Back to the Future

Yes, this is a blog about chicken feet exports—technically, NAICS code 311615, "poultry processing." Welcome to the glamorous world of tit-for-tat trade spats. The biggest trade case of 2009 was the…

Dec 23, 2016

People walk outside the European Commission headquarters in Belgium, November 26, 2015. (Benoit Tessier/Reuters) Cyber Week in Review: December 23, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. No more data for you. The Court of Justice of the European Union invalidated portions of the …

Dec 15, 2016

Climate Change
The Googleplex, Google's corporate headquarters, generates much of its power from rooftop solar installations (Reuters/Erin Siegel) Under Trump, Private Sector May Lead U.S. Climate Action

This post is authored by Shayle Kann, the head of GTM Research and Senior Vice President at Greentech Media: a Wood Mackenzie Business. As the inauguration of President Donald Trump approaches, th…