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June 25, 2018

Zimbabwe
Political Violence in Zimbabwe

Over the weekend, an explosion rocked White City Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, where President Emmerson Mnangagwa was campaigning on behalf of himself and the ruling party of the Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) ahead of July 30 national elections.

Political Violence in Zimbabwe

December 15, 2017

United States
Ten Most Significant World Events in 2017

Last year a lot of people were asking if 2016 was the worst year ever. (It wasn’t.) I haven’t seen anyone making similar claims about 2017, but that doesn’t mean that this year didn’t produce its sha…

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September 22, 2017

Thailand
A Follow-up on the Thai Baht

Most countries intervene to limit appreciation, not directly to depreciate their currency. And limiting appreciation is a problem when the country has a large external surplus.

A Follow-up on the Thai Baht

October 5, 2018

Technology and Innovation
The Artificial Intelligence Race and the New World Order

Kai-Fu Lee discusses the advances in artificial intelligence technology, the effects on the future of work, and the technology race between the United States and China.

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June 1, 2018

Food and Water Security
Countdown to Day Zero: Water Scarcity and Security

Panelists discuss the causes of water crises, the threat they pose to stability and security, and policy options to address them.

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May 18, 2018

United States
The Reality of Modern Slavery

From debt bondage in India, forced labor in North Korea, and human trafficking in Europe and the United States, an estimated 40.3 million people worldwide are victims of modern slavery.

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May 9, 2018

Religion
Religious Literacy in Global Affairs

Diane L. Moore, Farah Pandith, and Chris Seiple, with Linda K. Wertheimer moderating, discuss religious literacy in global affairs, as part of the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop.

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November 15, 2016

Energy and Climate Policy
Climate Change and U.S. Leadership Under President Trump

This guest post was written by Lindsay Iversen, associate director of climate and resources at the Council on Foreign Relations. In the week since Donald Trump’s election, the energy and environment…

Donald Trump speaks to supporters in Charleston, West Virginia as the Republican presidential candidate in May 2016 (Reuters/Chris Tilley)

November 4, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of November 4, 2016

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. South Korean president makes second public apology. On Friday, President Park Geun-hye of…

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March 22, 2018

China
Unrivaled Power: The Lifting of China’s Presidential Term Limits

Speakers discuss the proposed amendment to China’s constitution to eliminate presidential term limits, allowing President Xi Jinping to remain in power indefinitely, and the implications for China’s …

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