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February 22, 2018

Food and Water Security
Why Is Cape Town Drying Up?

A historic dry spell has severely affected Cape Town's water supply, and global climate patterns suggest that other cities may face the same fate.

Dry Cape Town dam

April 28, 2017

China
Can China Become the World’s Clean Energy Leader?

China seems poised to surpass the United States in leading clean energy innovation and climate change response, but Beijing faces internal challenges to energy reform.

August 20, 2014

Iraq
Can Iraq Save Itself?

As prime minister, Haider al-Abadi could lead Iraq in a positive direction, but long-term stability in the war-torn country will require political concessions from all factions, explains expert Ned P…

August 28, 2014

Ukraine
NATO’s Brave New World

With crises brewing in Ukraine and the Middle East, the transatlantic alliance must develop new capabilities to address the rising threat of unconventional warfare, says CFR’s Janine Davidson.

November 11, 2011

Asia
Strengthening Economic Ties with Asia

A multilateral free trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, dominated President Obama’s agenda at the APEC summit in Hawaii. This is part of a U.S. effort to increase economic cooperation with Asi…

February 4, 2011

Food and Water Security
Food Prices and Global Instability

With food prices at historic levels, unrest is mounting around the world, particularly in import-dependent regions such as the Middle East. CFR’s Laurie Garrett says to meet demand going forward, cou…

August 11, 2010

Pakistan
Holbrooke: Pakistan Aid Inadequate

The international response to Pakistan’s flood disaster has been inadequate so far, says Richard Holbrooke, U.S. special representative to the country. He says Washington is contacting international …

May 13, 2010

Pakistan
Summer Thaw in India-Pakistan Freeze?

June and July meetings between India and Pakistan could restart a peace process, if both sides show cooperation and political will, says Indian policy analyst Radha Kumar.

April 23, 2010

India
Fighting India’s Maoists Means More Than Guns

India must deal with the Maoist insurgency in its heartland by addressing social and economic grievances, not just with security measures, says Indian political analyst Mahesh Rangarajan.

December 8, 2009

Diplomacy and International Institutions
U.S.-NATO: Looking for Common Ground in Afghanistan

NATO’s European members are more worried about a reassertive Russia than the threat posed by Afghanistan, says expert Robert E. Hunter. This has become the basis for an "unspoken bargain" on supporti…