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September 13, 2016

United States
The History of the U.S. Presidential Election Process: Lessons Moving Forward

Experts discuss the history and development of the U.S. presidential nominating process, including primaries, caucuses, and conventions, and whether the process should be changed in light of the unpr…

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July 19, 2016

Turkey
Turkey Update: Erdogan’s Outlook and the Consequences of the Failed Coup

CFR's Steven A. Cook discusses the consequences of Turkey's failed coup.

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June 24, 2015

Technology and Innovation
Challenges and Benefits of South Korea’s Middle Power Aspirations

South Koreans have been among the world’s early adopters in globalization over the past two decades, going from outpost to “node” by embracing networks, connectivity, and economic interdependence in …

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December 3, 2015

Defense and Security
From No Boots to Nightmare Fuel in Syria

Yesterday, while being interviewed by Norah O’Donnell of CBS News, President Barack Obama made a revealing statement about the careful manner in which U.S. military interventions are made. O’Donnell …

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October 14, 2015

Religion
The Roots of Religious Extremism

Jonathan Sacks discusses root causes of religious violence and the transformative power of interfaith understanding for resolving conflict.   

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November 8, 2011

Climate Change
ROK Green Growth Quarterly Update: July–September 2011

Global Green Growth Institute chairman Han Seung-soo of South Korea delivers a keynote speech during the Global Green Growth Summit 2011 in Seoul June 20, 2011 (Courtesy Global Green Growth Institute…

Global Green Growth Institute chairman Han Seung-soo of South Korea delivers a keynote speech during the Global Green Growth Summit 2011 in Seoul June 20, 2011.

April 28, 2015

United States
Warrior Women: Ashley White's Story

CFR Senior Fellow Gayle Tzemach Lemmon launches her new book.

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June 20, 2012

South Korea
An Emissions Trading Scheme for South Korea: Momentum for Rio+20?

Lee Myung-bak departs Seoul for the G-20 in Los Cabos and the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development with an unanticipated political feather in his camp in the form of ratified national legisla…

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January 9, 2014

Politics and Government
Turkey’s Democratic Mirage

This article was originally posted here on ForeignAffairs.com on Thursday, January 9, 2014.  In 1996, Ergun Ozbudun, a well-known and well-regarded Turkish academic, published an article in the Jour…

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November 6, 2012

Climate Change
Assessing the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Sustainability of South Korea’s Contribution

When South Korean president Lee Myung Bak first offered to serve as a bridge between developing and industrialized countries on climate change issues in a speech August of 2008, it seemed implausible…

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