September 14, 2018Financial Markets
The new consensus about the cause of the 2008 financial crisis is seductive — and misleading. Sebastian Mallaby presents an alternative opinion.
June 18, 2018Conflict Prevention
The United States could do more to effectively help prevent violent conflicts around the world.
January 9, 2018Vietnam War
January 9, 2018—The Vietnam War “might have taken a very different course—one that was less costly and potentially more successful—if the counsel of this CIA operative and Air Force officer had b…
March 19, 2008United States
Watch Lawrence H. Summers, Harvard University's Charles W. Eliot university professor, reflect on his career in government and academia as part of CFR's HBO History Makers Series.
January 27, 2014Fossil Fuels
Robert Lawrence shows that, absent other changes in the economy, benefits from declining oil imports for the long-term U.S. trade deficit have been overstated.