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May 5, 2008

China
Chinese state investment abroad: familiar or something new?

Henny Sender has an excellent account of China’s decision not to allow the China Development Bank (CDB) to invest in Citibank in January in Monday’s Financial Times. It follows on Richard McGregor…

June 20, 2011

International Organizations
U.S.-UN Relations: Back to the Future?

United Nations' Secretary General Kofi Annan meets with Senate Foreign Relations Committee chair Jesse Helms in 1997 (Luc Novovitch/ Courtesy Reuters). Toxic partisanship on Capitol Hill. A loom…

U.S.-UN Relations: Back to the Future?

September 1, 2011

International Organizations
Temper Tantrum: The GOP’s Latest Assault on the UN

U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida answers reporters' questions during a news conference at the Presidential House in Tegucigalpa (Oswaldo Rivas/ Courtesy Reuters)   For a case…

Temper Tantrum: The GOP’s Latest Assault on the UN

September 20, 2011

International Organizations
Obama’s Dual Dilemmas at United Nations

This year’s daunting UN challenges for President Obama: navigating the Palestinian statehood thicket and convincing Americans that UN diplomacy matters, writes CFR’s Stewart Patrick.

January 30, 2012

International Law
The Synthesis of Law and Politics and the Evolution of International Justice

Ambassador David Scheffer and former State Department legal adviser John Bellinger discuss how international justice over the last two decades has affected international politics, including the U.S. …

January 30, 2012

International Law
The Synthesis of Law and Politics and the Evolution of International Justice

Ambassador David Scheffer and former State Department legal adviser John Bellinger will discuss how international justice over the last two decades has affected international politics, including the …

October 21, 2011

Elections and Voting
Liberia: Devils and Long Spoons

George Weah, running mate of presidential candidate Winston Tubman of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), parades with his supporters during the party's rally in Montrovia October 9, 2011…

Liberia: Devils and Long Spoons

February 13, 2012

Military Operations
When America Attacked Syria

In response to the worsening civil war in Syria and the Bashar al-Assad regime’s continuous use of rockets, artillery, and sniper fire against civilian population centers, some policymakers, analysts…

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April 24, 2012

Health Policy and Initiatives
Universal Health Coverage: The Future of Healthcare Reform?

Laurie Garrett, Daniel Altman, and Alexander S. Preker discuss Universal Health Coverage, shedding light on the healthcare reform debate.

April 24, 2012

Health Policy and Initiatives
Universal Health Coverage: The Future of Healthcare Reform?

YANZHONG HUANG: Good afternoon. Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. I'm Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, and this is our final meeting of …