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February 13, 2019

United Kingdom
Towards More Gender-Inclusive Parliaments: The UK Embraces Proxy Voting

Last month, the British parliament voted to implement a trial of proxy voting for representatives on parental leave, a small step to make political institutions more gender-sensitive.

Swedish Member European Parliament Jytte Guteland (R) holds her baby as she takes part in a voting session at the European Parliament.

June 28, 2018

United States
What’s Worth Reading This Summer?

CFR.org editor Bob McMahon and I recorded our annual summer reading episode of CFR’s “The World Next Week” podcast. Carlos Lozada, the nonfiction book critic at the Washington Post, joined us for the…

summer reading 2018

September 30, 2010

Cybersecurity
Foreign Affairs LIVE: The Pentagon's New Cyberstrategy

Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn discusses the various new strategies used by the Pentagon to identify information technology threats, combat cyber warfare, and protect U.S. infrastructure.

September 30, 2010

Cybersecurity
Foreign Affairs LIVE: The Pentagon's New Cyberstrategy

Related Readings:Defending a New Domain by William J. Lynn IIIInternet Governance in an Age of Cyber Insecurity by Robert K. KnakeGoogle's Lesson: Innovation Has to Be Accompanied by Reliabilityby Ro…

January 27, 2009

China
There is currently a shortfall in Chinese demand for the world’s goods, not Chinese demand for the world’s bonds

The tone of some recent commentary on the Sino-American relationship almost suggests that the US is so reliant on Chinese financing that it should be encouraging China to devalue the RMB to increase …

October 9, 2007

United States
A Conversation with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice

Please join Secretary Rice for remarks on the administration's policy in the Americas, with an emphasis on trade.  The Secretary’s remarks will be followed by a question-and-answer session.**PLEASE N…

October 24, 2005

United States
Bernanke and the global savings glut

If you want a quip --A John Roberts, not a Harriet Miers.  Actually, more of a moderate John Roberts than a John Roberts. Bernanke will have no trouble getting confirmed.  Bernanke's academic cre…

October 27, 2005

United States
Mead: Bush Administration Gets Improving ‘Grades’ in First Year of Second Term’s Foreign Policy

Walter Russell Mead, the Council’s Henry A. Kissinger senior fellow in U.S.foreign policy, says he has noted a significant improvement in the Bush administration’s handling of foreign policy in the f…