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September 10, 2021

Noncommunicable Diseases
Noncommunicable Diseases Kill Slowly in Normal Times and Quickly in COVID-19 Times

Why addressing chronic diseases is crucial for future pandemic preparedness

Marcelo Louzada stands in a blue room, holding his cell phone, which features a photo of his brother Valdemar Louzada, thirty-eight, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Valdemar suffered from obesity and died from COVID-19 in May 2020.

March 11, 2021

Japan
Constitutional Change in Japan

Japan's constitutional debate is about not simply the document's past but also the nation's ability to respond to twenty-first-century challenges.

Japanese protester holding sign about article 9

May 8, 2019

China
Belt and Road Tracker

This tracker shows how the Belt and Road Initiative has changed countries’ bilateral economic relationships with China over time.

March 29, 2021

Global
Women’s Power Index

Find out where women around the world wield political power—and why it matters.

October 28, 2019

Noncommunicable Diseases
Autocracy Is Hazardous for Your Health

Democracy does not die in the darkness so often anymore. It dies in the light, one election at a time, with voters embracing the populists and autocrats who promise to cut the red tape and deliver th…

Health workers demonstrate outside the hotel where the Supreme Electoral Tribunal has its headquarters to count the election votes, in La Paz, on October 22, 2019.

November 29, 2018

Noncommunicable Diseases
Democracy Matters in Global Health

Democracy has played little role in the recent history of global health, but new research published in the Lancet shows democracy is becoming more important as the health needs of low- and middle-inc…

A man wearing a health mask walks out of a voting booth in Xinbei, Taiwan.

April 25, 2017

Defense and Security
The Rebalance to Asia

Despite the Obama administration’s new approach to East Asia, overall security aid to Southeast Asia actually fell by 19 percent between 2010 and 2015, shows a new analysis by the Council on Foreign …

The Rebalance to Asia

April 25, 2017

Financial Markets
CFR Central Bank Currency Swap Interactive

Central bank currency swaps are becoming the new cross-border tool of choice in financial crisis management.  This interactive explores the rapid growth of currency swaps since 2007 and its implicati…

Central Bank Currency Swaps Since the Financial Crisis

April 25, 2017

Politics and Government
Eleven World-Shaking Developments in 2011

The year 2011 was marked by the advance of democratic movements in the Arab world and the economic struggle of advanced democracies. It saw unprecedented military operations in Pakistan and Libya and…

Eleven World-Shaking Developments in 2011

January 29, 2019

Trade
The Long Fight Over Trade and Medicines

U.S. trade deals may not be spurring the large drug price increases and shifts away from lower-cost generics in U.S. trading partners that many predicted.