June 30, 2017
Rodrigo Duterte’s chaotic strategy against Islamic State-linked groups in the Philippines might fail to defeat the most extreme militants while squandering the chance for peace.
August 1, 2016
The Zika virus is spreading to North America, and U.S. delays in approving research and funding could lead to a public health disaster, write Larry Brilliant and CFR’s Laurie Garrett.
December 24, 2015
CFR’s Stewart M. Patrick previews major summits in the coming year.
January 13, 2016
The spotlight is on Nigeria’s new president as he tries to tackle a vicious insurgency and steep economic problems but the crucial actors in trying to stabilize Africa’s most populous country are at …
December 22, 2015
The main uncertainty in the global economy next year will be China, which could become the source of the next economic shock, writes CFR’s Sebastian Mallaby.
August 3, 2015
A surge in Chinese economic and diplomatic involvement in South Asia poses a serious rival for Indian influence in its neighborhood, and could finally unlock the region’s potential, write Ashlyn Ande…
April 7, 2015
A review of the Millennium Development Goals winding down in 2015 offers insights on global health efforts that could inform an even more ambitious UN initiative set to launch this year, writes CFR’s…
October 11, 2013
Indo-Pakistani relations have made small strides toward normalcy but face a period of steep challenges amid leadership changes throughout the region, writes CFR’s Daniel Markey.
May 15, 2012
The upcoming NATO summit will include talks on the endgame in Afghanistan, a new smart defense doctrine, and bolstering global partnerships, all of it colored by fundamental questions about the role …
April 27, 2011
In this Markets and Democracy Brief, CFR’s Elizabeth C. Economy and Jared Mondschein assess the rise of online activism in China and what it means for the country’s political system.