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Mar 2017

South Korea
Expanding South Korea’s Security Role in the Asia-Pacific Region

South Korea has much to lose if it does not help Southeast Asia address regional flash points such as disputes in the South China Sea.

May 15, 2017

Global Governance
U.S. President Donald Trump leads a rally marking his first 100 days in office in Harrisburg. Facebook Live: 2016-2017 Council of Councils Report Card on International Cooperation

After the launch of the third Council of Councils (CoC) Report Card on International Cooperation, I sat down with my friend and fellow CoC member Rohinton P. Medhora, president of the Centre for Inte…

Mar 1999

Japan
The U.S.-Japan Alliance

During the Cold War, the U.S.-Japan alliance was at the core of the American presence, power, and prestige in the Asia-Pacific region. When the Cold War ended, many questioned whether the alliance wo…

May 15, 2017

Global Governance
Delegates protesting against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement hold up signs. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) When America fails to lead, the whole world suffers

Coauthored with Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Today US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is …

Apr 24, 2017

International Organizations
RTX359IB_b Salvaging South Sudan’s Sovereignty (and Ending its Civil War)

The following is a guest post by Kate Almquist Knopf, director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, and Payton Knopf, former coordinator of the UN Panel of Experts on South Sudan. On Tuesday,…

Mar 16, 2017

International Organizations
RTX31AR1_B Trump’s Misguided National Security Budget: Every Problem is Not a Nail

President Trump’s unapologetic “hard power” budget reveals an alarming ignorance about the threats to U.S. national security and the instruments needed to advance U.S. global interests. The document …

Mar 16, 2017

Diplomacy and International Institutions
RTSSYZ0_b International Studies Association Panel: Inequality and the Rise of Authoritarianism

As part of CFR’s Academic Outreach Initiative, I recently had the privilege of moderating a panel on inequality and the rise of authoritarianism with Jack A. Goldstone, Virginia E. and John T. Hazel …

Mar 9, 2017

Human Rights
RTS120TU_b Facebook Live: International Women’s Day

To commemorate International Women’s Day, I sat down with my friend and colleague Rachel Vogelstein, CFR senior fellow and director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program. We talked about the signif…

Apr 14, 2017

Health
Will the Director General Election Bring About the Change the World Health Organization is Looking for?

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. For those who have been used to the noise and excitement in U.S. …

Mar 2, 2017

United Kingdom
RTX2HJY4_617 The Scottish Play: Will Brexit Spell the End of a United Kingdom?

The decision by British voters last June to leave the European Union (EU) has thrown that bloc into turmoil. But its implications for Great Britain could be even more profound, portending the dissolu…