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December 11, 2019

China
Yes, Virginia, China Is Exporting Its Model

Last week I took part in a debate at CSIS on the topic of whether China seeks to export its development model.  For me, the answer to this question is self-evident: of course it does. Yet as I prepar…

Chinese President Xi Jinping raises his glass and proposes a toast at the end of his speech during the welcome banquet, after the welcome ceremony of leaders attending the Belt and Road Forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, April 26, 2019.

May 2, 2019

International Law
Four Challenges for International Law and Cyberspace: Sartre, Baby Carriages, Horses, and Simon & Garfunkel Part 1

For years states and scholars have struggled with questions of when and how international law applies to cyberspace. A series of two posts will provide a map to help grapple with some of the most sig…

Members of the United Nations Security Council at the United Nations headquarters in New York, U.S., February 24, 2018.

September 14, 2018

Renewable Energy
Why We Still Need Innovation in Successful Clean Energy Technologies

Today is my last day at CFR. I’m joining ReNew Power, India’s largest renewable energy firm, as their CTO. I’m excited for a new adventure but sad to leave the Council, which has given me support and…

Workers install photovoltaic solar panels at the Gujarat solar park under construction in Charanka village, in Patan district of the western Indian state of Gujarat, India, April 14, 2012.

December 27, 2017

United States
Ten American Foreign Policy Influentials Who Died in 2017

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2017 who through…

American obituaries

December 13, 2016

Technology and Innovation
An Energy Innovation Agenda for the Trump Administration

Democrats and Republicans are girding for battle over energy policy. The two parties are far apart on most issues, like the future of the Clean Power Plan and federal restrictions on oil and gas dril…

Secretary of Energy nominee Rick Perry speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio Reuters/Mike Segar)

February 19, 2013

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Guest Post: A Framework for Incarcerating Terrorists

Melanie Getreuer is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she is writing a dissertation about the global use of criminal justice systems to counter terror…

Prison

December 26, 2012

Politics and Government
Ten Foreign Policy Voices That Will Be Missed

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes and assessing failures. It is also a time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten people who died in 2012 who made sign…

A boatman arranges wishing spheres released onto the Singapore River as part of New Year Day celebrations. (Edgar Su/Courtesy Reuters)

October 16, 2012

China
The Underground Railroad from North Korea to Freedom

Former deputy editor of the Wall Street Journal Melanie Kirkpatrick has written a compelling book describing the tortuous path North Koreans must undertake across China to freedom in South Korea and …

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March 27, 2012

Fossil Fuels
Americans Don’t Seem to Want Lower Gas Prices

It’s difficult to open a newspaper or turn on the TV without hearing that Americans are apoplectic about skyrocketing gas prices. If ever there was a moment to channel public anger toward policy prog…

August 17, 2011

North Korea
A Six-Step Formula for Resumption of Six Party Talks

North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan (L) shakes hands with Clifford Hart, Special Envoy to the Six Party Talks on North Korean De-Nuclearization, as he arrives at the U.S. Mission to the U…

North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan (L) shakes hands with Clifford Hart, Special Envoy to the Six Party Talks on North Korean De-Nuclearization, as he arrives at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York, July 29, 2011