May 12, 2008Global
The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About It (Oxford University Press), by Paul Collier, professor of economics and director of the Center for the Study of …
October 10, 2018China
The absence of a U.S. response to China’s encroachment on Asia’s rivers points to a failure to comprehend the regional implications of increased competition for water resources.
September 14, 2018Conflict Prevention
The United States still does not have an effective strategic foresight system to assess and mitigate geopolitical risks.
November 8, 2018Cameroon
On November 4, two days before Biya’s inauguration, seventy-eight students, the principal, and two staff members were kidnapped from a Presbyterian school near Bamenda, in the Anglophone part of the country. On November 7, officials reported that the seventy-eight students were freed the day before, as was a staff member. As of November 8, the principal, a teacher, and perhaps more children, were still in captivity.
June 12, 2018Conflict Prevention
A new CFR blog explores how the United States can avoid war, stay strong, and keep the peace.