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September 13, 2022

European Union
The Russia-Ukraine War and Europe’s Energy Bind

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led European governments to propose bans on Russian oil and gas, but rising energy costs and a lack of alternatives are undermining the effort. Here’s how Europe has …

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June 14, 2022

Energy and Environment
Global Energy Tracker

As the effects of climate change mount, high-carbon energy sources continue to provide most of the world’s power. On average, 83 percent of tracker countries’ energy comes from high-carbon sources su…

December 14, 2021

2021 in Review
We Are the Council on Foreign Relations

For one hundred years, CFR has been examining the most pressing foreign policy issues of the day through its events, books, podcasts, educational products, Foreign Affairs magazine, and award-winning…

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October 7, 2021

Economics
Global Trade Tracker

The CFR Global Trade Tracker allows you to gauge trends in international trade through time. The map below compiles trade data from 178 countries as reported to the International Monetary Fund (IM…

March 3, 2020

Election 2020
Is China Being Fair on Trade?

“Made in China.” You’ve probably seen this label on your clothes, toys, and other everyday products. China’s reach has skyrocketed in recent decades, disrupting the global trading system as we know i…

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May 31, 2015

Nigeria
Nigeria’s New President: Three Things to Know

The inauguration of opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari after credible elections should advance democracy for all of Africa, says CFR’s John Campbell in this video explainer.

July 16, 2014

Arctic
Video: The Emerging Arctic

The northern reaches of the planet are melting at a pace few nations can afford to ignore, yielding potentially lucrative returns in energy, minerals, and shipping. But debate is mounting over whethe…

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May 9, 2014

Asia
China’s Maritime Disputes: Preventive Measures

Increasingly frequent clashes between China and its neighbors heighten the risk of escalating tensions and military conflict over territorial claims in the East and South China Seas. Policy experts d…

November 1, 2013

Saudi Arabia
The U.S.-Saudi Rift: Three Things to Know

Rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and the United States reflect the differences in the longtime allies’ interests on a range of Middle East priorities, says CFR’s Fred Kaplan.

March 8, 2012

Elections and Voting
Video Brief: Africa

The winner of the 2012 U.S. presidential election will risk "unpleasant surprises" if he fails to pay sufficient attention to Africa, says CFR’s John Campbell.