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January 26, 2023

North Korea
Missiles and Macroeconomy Mark North Korea’s 2022 Troubles

For North Korea, 2022 was marked by a record number of missile tests, the implementation of a national quarantine against COVID-19 cases, and recentralized government control over economic activities…

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends an event during the New Year celebrations at People's Palace of Culture in Pyongyang, North Korea.

December 19, 2022

Peru
Why Was Peru’s President Impeached?

The impeachment of President Pedro Castillo Terrones marks Peru’s latest political crisis. As violent protests extend into their second week, what’s in store for the Andean nation?

November 30, 2021

South Korea
The U.S.-South Korea Alliance, With Mark Lippert

Ambassador Mark Lippert, vice chairman of the Halifax Forum and senior advisor for the Center for Strategic and International Studies Korea Chair, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss U.S.-Sout…

Podcast A South Korean woman holds flags of South Korea and the US during a rally commemorating the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War in Seoul on June 25, 2020.

January 25, 2023

Ukraine
German and U.S. Tanks Will Be Critical in Ukraine’s Next Phase Against Russia

The main battle tanks that the United States and Germany have agreed to provide Ukraine will help its forces punch through Russian fortifications and retake lost territory.

March 1, 2021

Cybersecurity
Christina Ayiotis Should Get a Blue Check Mark. So Should Everyone Else

Widespread identity verification on social media platforms would make it harder for malicious actors to impersonate real people.

People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo.

January 5, 2021

News Release
The Council on Foreign Relations Marks Its One Hundredth Anniversary

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), the country’s most prestigious organization devoted to international relations and foreign policy, marks its one hundredth anniversary this year. Founded in 19…

February 19, 2020

Nigeria
Nigeria Making Its Mark on the English Language

In its February update, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) includes numerous new words of Nigerian origin. Many of the words relate to food preparation, urban transportation, the shortening of conventional English words, and the incorporation of words from indigenous languages. For example, ‘mama put’ refers to female food venders, ‘okada’ are passenger-carrying motorcycles, ‘guber’ refers to gubernatorial, and ‘danfo’ is the Yoruba work for urban minibuses.

Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie speaks at a podium, effectively a high-table. She is wearing a blouse of varying shades of orange, and is standing in front of a black background speckled with white.

September 10, 2019

United States
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With Mark Carney

Mark Carney discusses monetary policy and the challenges facing the Bank of England. The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics brings the world's foremost economic policymakers and …

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October 24, 2019

Election 2020
Meet Mark Sanford, Republican Presidential Candidate

Update: Mark Sanford announced on November 12, 2019, that he was ending the campaign.  Donald Trump’s approval rating among Republican voters hovers around 90 percent. Numbers that high normally m…

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December 16, 2022

2022 in Review
Video: Seven Most Significant World Events in 2022

It was a year marked by political tumult, spiking major-power tensions, economic challenges, a waning pandemic, and a war that echoed worldwide.

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