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December 20, 2018

International Economic Policy
China's November Trade and the U.S. Trade Data from October

Both China and the U.S. provided their respective snapshots on the state of global trade earlier this month… The U.S. October trade data showed that the U.S. imports continue to grow at a robust c…

China's November Trade and the U.S. Trade Data from October

October 18, 2018

Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

Knox Thames, special advisor for religious minorities in the Near East and South/Central Asia at the U.S. Department of State, marks the twentieth anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act with a discussion on the State Department's Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, as part of CFR’s Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

September 4, 2014


“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 …


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.


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…


April 29, 2015

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

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 9, 2008

Zimbabwe’s Security Sector

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

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).

November 12, 2010

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…