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January 25, 2019

Technology and Innovation
Transformative Technology, Transformative Governance: A New Blog Series on the Future

A flood of technological innovation has left global governance floundering. A new blog series explores this inundation and how to strengthen the levees. 

A researcher presents a silicon wafer.

January 26, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering January 17 to January 26, was compiled wi…

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February 1, 2016

Digital Policy
Thoughts on the World Economic Forum Meeting in Davos

The World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos was different in tone that previous meetings. First, the emphasis has finally shifted from all-things-finance to all-things-digital with the publicatio…

Net Politics Cyber CFR

May 20, 2015

Asia
Strategies for Addressing the Rohingya Crisis

As countries in Southeast Asia dither and argue with each other about how to handle the thousands of Rohingya migrants currently stranded on the seas, the migrants’ condition presumably is getting wo…

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December 30, 2013

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Remembering Ten World Figures Who Died in 2013

Last Thursday, I wrote about ten Americans who died in 2013 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy through their vision, service, intellect, or courage. Below are ten world figures who died in 2013. Ea…

The sun sets over Clifton Beach in Cape Town, South Africa. (Mike Hutchings/Courtesy Reuters)

December 26, 2013

Defense and Security
Ten Americans Who Died in 2013 Who Shaped U.S. Foreign Policy

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also a time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2013 who throu…

American flags fly at half mast. (Jonathan Ernst/Courtesy Reuters)

October 26, 2012

United States
TWE Remembers: John Scali Has Lunch, Khrushchev Writes JFK, Castro Writes Khrushchev (Cuban Missile Crisis, Day Eleven)

Journalists live for scoops. Being the first to break major news is the ticket to journalistic fame and fortune. But what if you are a journalist covering the biggest story of your lifetime and sudde…

The U.S. destroyer Joseph P. Kennedy stops, boards, and inspects the Marucla, a dry-cargo ship of Lebanese registry under Soviet charter to Cuba. (Dino A. Brugioni Collection, The National Security Archive, Washington, DC)

September 16, 2011

China
China’s Premier Wen Jiabao Ups the Political Ante… Again

China's Premier Wen Jiabao and Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), attend the opening ceremony of the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions in north…

China’s Premier Wen Jiabao and Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), attend the opening ceremony of the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions in northeastern China’s port city of Dalian on September 14, 2011.