October 24, 2019South Africa
On October 23, Mmusi Maimane resigned as the leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA). His resignation was preceded by that of the DA mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba on October 21, and immediately followed by that of the party’s federal chairperson, Athol Trollip.
November 12, 2008Energy and Climate Policy
New York Ciy, New York RICHARD N. HAASS: Good afternoon. Good afternoon. Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. My name's Richard Haass and I'm lucky enough to be the president of this or…
The Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellowship in Business and Foreign Policy was established in 2002 with a gift from the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation. The fellowship focuses on the global integration of financial markets and their significance for U.S. economic and foreign policy.
May 9, 2019Sudan
While the Sudanese military expelled President Omar al-Bashir from office, the people of Sudan are ultimately responsible for toppling his regime, and the leaders of the protest movement have promised not to let up until civilian rule is secured. They well know that any persistence of military control represents a continuation of the Bashir regime, and in particular, the Arabic-speaking population’s monopoly of power.
March 11, 2003Iraq
Tuesday, March 10, 2002 Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee: I want to thank you for the opportunity to testify on the critical issue of post-conflict Iraq. I have looked at the…
This lecture series was established in fall 2002 and is funded by the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation. Bernard L. Schwartz is the retired chairman and chief executive officer of Loral Space and…
May 18, 2011Elections and Voting
An Austrian Post employee sorts letters in Vienna. (Leonhard Foeger/courtesy Reuters) The White House just announced that it has imposed financial sanctions on Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and s…
March 7, 2011Politics and Government
Herman Cain takes the stage to address the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington in February 2011. (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters) What if when Americans go to the polls on Novem…
February 8, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo
In the daily Africa in Transition blog, on February 6, 2019, Ambassador Michelle Gavin, a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Program, harshly criticized the United States government’s policy toward the December 2018 presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.