June 21, 2019Iran
As tensions between the United States and Iran increase, questions of conflict prevention and response loom large.
May 16, 2019Trade
Experts from the Council of Councils grade international cooperation on global trade a middling C in 2018, rank it one of the lowest priorities on the global agenda, and are only somewhat optimistic …
May 14, 2019Global Governance
How did world leaders do in managing global challenges in 2018? Experts from twenty-eight think tanks around the world grade international cooperation a middling C.
May 6, 2019South Africa
On May 8, South Africans will vote in national elections for the sixth time since the end of apartheid and the transition to “non-racial” elections in 1994. While there are forty-eight political parties contesting, only three have a reasonable chance of forming a government. They are the ANC, the Democratic Alliance (DA), and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF).
December 4, 2017Influence Campaigns and Disinformation
Today, the Council on Foreign Relations is hosting a conversation with Senator Richard Burr, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Senator Burr will discuss Russia's cyber capabili…
April 23, 2019South Africa
The African National Congress (ANC) has governed South Africa since the end of apartheid and the transition to “non-racial” democracy in 1994. It has won more than 60 percent of vote in every national election since, though its share of the vote has been steadily declining. In a country fractured by race in which blacks—about 80 percent of the population—are much poorer than whites—about 9 percent—race is the largest factor in voting behavior.