May 3, 2011
Jim Owens, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Emeritus, discusses the importance of competitiveness and free trade issues for the long term economic health of the United States and for the country’s leader…
November 18, 2014
Diplomatic relations between Japan and China must improve for the Asia-Pacific region to thrive economically and politically, explains CFR’s Sheila Smith.
August 19, 2014
The humanitarian crisis in Iraq is likely to deepen until leaders in Baghdad can form an inclusive government and defeat jihadist fighters on the battlefield, explains CFR’s Isobel Coleman.
February 28, 2014
It remains to be seen whether Ukraine’s new government can overcome the challenges of a divided population and weak institutional infrastructure to bring about national unity and socioeconomic stabil…
March 6, 2012
In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.
June 29, 2011
Duke Energy’s Chairman, President, and CEO Jim Rogers discusses the future of energy in the United States with CFR’s Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, Michael Levi.
May 30, 2012
With drug legalization increasingly debated by world leaders, CFR’s Stewart Patrick and Phil Williams of the University of Pittsburgh discuss the explosion of transnational crime in a globalized worl…
March 13, 2012
CFR’s James M. Lindsay remembers Adolf Hitler’s announcement in 1935 that he would reintroduce conscription in Germany, and discusses instances when a country should be confronted rather than accommo…
January 26, 2012
The winner of the 2012 U.S. presidential race will have to make critical decisions on Afghanistan, including how to support and fund Afghan forces as well as possible concessions to the Taliban, says…
February 28, 2012
CFR’s James M. Lindsay remembers the ratification of the Articles of Confederation and discusses the difficulty inherent in writing a workable constitution.