April 8, 2011
President Obama is right to balance U.S. national interests with democracy promotion in dealing with the Middle East, intervening in select cases and standing behind democracy advocates in others, sa…
November 9, 2017
Once locked in war, Vietnam and the United States have built mature ties rooted in mutual economic and security interests.
January 17, 2013
Arch Puddington presents Freedom House’s "Freedom in the World 2013" report, followed by a discussion between Tamara Wittes and Larry Diamond. They discuss the text of the report, as well as the diff…
September 7, 2017
The UN Security Council is the premier global body for maintaining international peace and security, but faces steady calls for reform to better meet twenty-first–century challenges.
October 10, 2006
Watch Botswana President Festus G. Mogae discuss how diamond production has shaped the country's economy and development.
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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.
February 13, 2013
This week on his blog, CFR senior fellow John Campbell has highlighted two major African concerns: resource wealth and immunization. He first explores the question of what is happening to the income …
June 22, 2012
The Zimbabwean finance minister, Tendai Biti, has complained that that the Zimbabwean-Chinese joint venture diamond mining company Anjin failed to remit revenue to his ministry from its operations in…
September 11, 2014
Diamonds are associated with glamour and South Africa. The Cullinan Mine, east of Pretoria, is famous for diamonds of the huge variety, including the ‘Cullinan Diamond,’ at 3,106 carets, the largest …