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September 4, 2014

China
Notable Quotables From THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS

“The various currencies, which were all maintained on a stable basis in relation to gold and to one another, facilitated the easy flow of capital and of trade to an extent the full value of which …

Notable Quotables From THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS

October 8, 2008

United States
God and Gold

Teaching Notes on God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World by CFR Senior Fellow Walter Russell Mead.

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May 30, 2016

United States
TWE Remembers: Memorial Day

The United States has fought twelve major wars and a countless number of smaller skirmishes in its history. Memorial Day is our way of honoring the soldiers, sailors, airmen, airwomen, and marines wh…

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April 29, 2015

Nepal
Fragile Nepal’s Steep Challenges

Already struggling to meet the needs of its people before its earthquake, the weak government of Nepal faces enormous obstacles in warding off further disaster and harnessing outside aid, writes CFR’…

June 14, 2013

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of June 14, 2013

Sharone Tobias and Will Piekos look at the top five stories in Asia this week. There will be no Friday Asia Update next week, June 21st.  1. Leaked NSA information could hurt U.S.-China ties; Snowde…

Protesters supporting Edward Snowden, a contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), chant slogans as they march to the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong on June 13, 2013. (Bobby Yip/Courtesy Reuters)

June 10, 2013

Defense and Security
TWE Remembers: FDR’s "Stab in the Back" Speech

A president giving a commencement address is commonplace. A president giving a commencement address when his child is a member of the graduating class is pretty rare. Rarer still is a president speak…

Franklin D. Roosevelt's commencement address at the University of Virginia on June 10, 1940 as released to the press (Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration).

June 9, 2008

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe’s Security Sector

As Zimbabwe’s economic crisis has deepened, President Robert Mugabe has ceded significant power to the country’s security forces.

February 11, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Friday File: The Budget Brawl Begins

The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Mediterranean Sea. (Fabrizio Bensch/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. Football season is over, but Washington’s annual budget brawl begins Monday when…

The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Mediterranean Sea.

November 12, 2010

Pakistan
U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

The CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan assesses U.S. objectives, strategy, and policy options in the region. It finds that while the challenges are sev…

November 12, 2010

Pakistan
U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan : Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

Experts assess U.S. objectives, strategy, and policy options in Pakistan and Afghanistan; recommendations include a long-term partnership with Pakistan, calls for a new approach to Afghan political r…