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March 11, 2011

Immigration and Migration
Immigration Reform and U.S. Economic Performance

As the United States works to rebound from the economic downturn and improve global competitiveness, the debate over immigration reform intensifies. Six experts weigh in on how to reform the U.S. imm…

May 2, 2011

Afghanistan
What’s Next for al-Qaeda?

Osama bin Laden’s death is a real and symbolic blow to al-Qaeda, and its stature in the Middle East is already diminished by the pro-democracy movements in the region, but the group remains lethal. S…

June 3, 2011

United States
U.S. Innovation and Economic Recovery

Rising unemployment and the threat of a Moody’s downgrade have highlighted the lagging economic recovery. While innovation is key to increasing U.S. global competitiveness, economists are divided ove…

December 23, 2011

Social Issues
Five Economic Trends to Watch in 2012

Experts forecast the five most consequential trends in 2012, following a year in which the global economy struggled amid high unemployment and mounting debt crises.

April 18, 2012

International Organizations
Does Kim Signal World Bank Changes?

Four global experts assess Dr. Jim Yong Kim’s appointment as World Bank president and whether the institution needs governance reform.

October 19, 2012

United States
Foreign Policy Questions for the Candidates

With the presidential candidates squaring off for a final debate, four CFR fellows weigh in on questions that should arise on major on foreign policy issues facing the nation.

December 11, 2012

Syria
What Should U.S. Policy Be in Syria?

Four experts discuss what the U.S. options are for addressing the Syria crisis, with suggestions ranging from avoiding direct actions to enforcing a Libya-style no-fly zone.

December 20, 2012

China
Changes and Challenges for China in 2013

As China leaps into the new year with a new generation of leaders, four experts weigh in on what we can expect from the burgeoning power.

December 17, 2013

Afghanistan
Prospects for Afghanistan in 2014

Afghanistan faces a critical year as NATO-led troops draw down, international aid drops, and elections could deliver the country’s first democratic transfer of power. Five experts weigh Afghanistan’s…

December 22, 2014

Global
Prospects for the Global Economy in 2015

What’s in store next year for the global economy? Four experts identify important signals to look for on Europe, China, the United States, and global trade.