October 9, 2018
Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Kevin Hassett discusses economic growth, international trade talks, and the impact of the Trump administration’s policies on the U.S. economy.
September 13, 2018
September 11, 2018—The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) welcomes the 2018–19 visiting fellows to the David Rockefeller Studies Program. Selected fellows have the opportunity to broaden their perspe…
April 4, 2013
Kevin Rudd, who returned as Australia's prime minister, reviewed U.S. interests in Asia with CFR back in April.
Join Kevin Rudd as he discusses China's new leadership and its implications for the United States, the West, and the rest.
Read his recent Foreign Affairs article Beyond the Pivot: A New Road Map fo…
July 30, 2018
On the eve of Mexico’s election, even before the National Electoral Institute called the results, President Donald Trump tweeted congratulations to the presumptive victor Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador…
July 11, 2018
Teaching Notes for The Road Not Taken, written by CFR Senior Fellow Max Boot, on the biography of Edward Lansdale that reframes our understanding of the Vietnam War.
February 22, 2018
A historic dry spell has severely affected Cape Town's water supply, and global climate patterns suggest that other cities may face the same fate.
June 14, 2018
Teaching Notes for A Great Place to Have a War, written by CFR Senior Fellow Joshua Kurlantzick, on the story of the CIA's covert war in Laos during the Vietnam War.
“Life today seems like a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying something,” writes Editor Gideon Rose in his introduction to the July/August issue of Foreign Affairs. It seems as i…
August 10, 2011
Kevin Benson (Courtesy Univ. of Kansas, Creative Commons License).
Quick Bio (2-3 sentences): I was raised in Wisconsin and left after high school to go to West Point, 1973-1977. I served on active…