June 12, 2020United States
Each year CFR.org editor Bob McMahon and I record a special episode of The World Next Week on our summer reading recommendations. Being sticklers for tradition, we did so again this year. We thought,…
August 26, 2019Election 2020
Update: Bernie Sanders announced on April 8, 2020, that he was suspending his campaign. Is the second time the charm? Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders certainly hopes so. Back in 2016, the self-pro…
September 12, 2013Corporate Governance
Months of relative calm on the U.S. fiscal front are set to end this month as Congress returns from summer recess, staring down the barrel of a possible government shutdown on October 1 (start of FY …
March 11, 2019United States
By Jennifer Schuessler New York Times [https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/11/books/scholar-of-the-marshall-plan-wins-american-history-book-prize.html] March 11, 2019 Benn Steil, the author of “…
January 11, 2019Conflict Prevention
This year, a mass casualty terrorist attack on the U.S. homeland or treaty ally was included as a top tier priority in the Center for Preventive Action’s annual Preventive Priorities Survey.
May 3, 2018China
A short review of the March U.S. trade data and a lot of speculation about the arc of the Sino-American economic relationship in light of the non-negotiability of Made in China 2025.
February 12, 2018China
China's balance of payments data doesn't show any material increase in the pace of offshore lending.