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February 6, 2019

Infrastructure
Infrastructure and the SOTU: Time for Congress to Make Something Out of Nothing

Paving the road to 2020, Congress will need to steer the course and avoid potholes in 2019.

Infrastructure Construction Seattle

August 20, 2019

Democratic Republic of Congo
Disinformation and Disease: Social Media and the Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The proliferation of disinformation online amidst the DRC’s outbreak of the Ebola virus is a serious threat to global health. Efforts to curb bad information and conspiracy theories on social media a…

Children look at a billboard providing information about Ebola outside the newly constructed MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment centre in Goma in Democratic Republic of Congo, August 3, 2019.

February 1, 2018

Infrastructure
Bipartisanship on Infrastructure? Not So Fast

A bipartisan deal on infrastructure seems doable—but with the devil in the details, it is much harder than it looks.

Construction/Infrastructure/Reuters

May 25, 2017

United States
How to Fix the Trump Plan to Fix Our Infrastructure

In an uncharacteristically low-profile manner, the Trump administration included a high-level preview of how it intends to tackle America’s infrastructure deficit in the 2018 budget request it submit…

U.S. aging road and infrastructure

March 12, 2014

International Organizations
Lean In Congress--It’s Time to Show Leadership and Support the IMF

Today we are please to have the following guest post written by Heidi Crebo-Rediker, a CFR Senior Fellow. Prior to joining CFR, Heidi served as the State Department’s first chief economist.  The urg…

January 29, 2014

United States
Guest Post: Fixing America’s Infrastructure—More Than Just a Solo Act

Today we are please to have the following guest post written by Heidi Crebo-Rediker, a CFR Senior Fellow. Prior to joining CFR, Heidi served as the State Department’s first chief economist.  Infrast…

October 11, 2013

International Organizations
Guest Post: The Year of Womenomics

Today we are please to have the following guest post written by Heidi Crebo-Rediker, a CFR Senior Fellow. Prior to joining CFR, Heidi served as the State Department’s first chief economist.  It was …

Lagarde Clinton

April 4, 2014

Economics
Tunisia’s Historic Transformation Deserves U.S. Support

Today, ahead of the Tunisian Prime Minister’s visit to the White House, we are pleased to have a guest blog from Ann Wyman. Ann is a Senior Advisor at Gatehouse Advisors in London, and a Senior Off…

May 1, 2017

Russia
Russia and the West

Two weeks ago, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted its annual Hauser Symposium. The topic was timely: Russia and the West. The symposium kicked off with a fascinating discussion on the state o…

National flags of Russia and U.S. fly at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow

October 7, 2016

Education
A Muslim Travel Ban and the U.S. Economy

Republican candidate Donald Trump has said that, if elected, he would use the expansive powers of the president to block foreign Muslims from traveling to the United States. As an alternative, he has…

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