September 18, 2020United States
The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 73 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …
March 31, 2020International Economic Policy
The common denominator across many emerging economies is a shortage of dollars. But the causes differ, as do the solutions.
March 17, 2020International Economic Policy
There is a global scramble for dollars going on. It needs to be addressed through creative policies.
February 18, 2020Cybersecurity
Although the concept of cyber deterrence has fallen out of fashion in academic literature in recent years, it is being remolded in emerging approaches to national security.
November 10, 2020United States
Talent flight, institutional stagnation, and ever-evolving policy challenges such as COVID-19 plague a beleaguered State Department. American diplomacy requires serious changes, starting with institutional reform.
October 16, 2019Turkey
The latest episode of The President’s Inbox is live. I sat down with Henri Barkey, CFR’s adjunct senior fellow for Middle East studies, and Steven Cook, CFR’s Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Midd…
September 11, 2018Diplomacy and International Institutions
September 7, 2018—The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) welcomes Jon Finer to its David Rockefeller Studies Program as adjunct senior fellow for U.S. foreign policy, and welcomes back Mervyn King, f…