July 15, 2019Cybersecurity
5G networks could revolutionize the digital economy, but with this opportunity come major cybersecurity challenges. A new Council on Foreign Relations Cyber Brief provides recommendations for policym…
July 11, 2019United States Presidential Election (2020)
The Democratic and Republican presidential contenders have begun defining their approach to major foreign policy issues as they jockey for position in their parties’ primaries.
July 1, 2019G20 (Group of Twenty)
President Trump delayed tariffs on China and visited North Korea over the weekend, contributing to the most unpredictable international environment in decades.
June 27, 2019Space
Policymakers should be careful not to focus to excess on the possibility of kinetic warfare in space.
June 21, 2019United States Presidential Election (2020)
The Democratic field could touch on a number of foreign policy issues, from climate change to Iran, during its first prime-time sparring session.
June 6, 2019South Africa
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment of Naledi Pandor as minister of international relations may be a positive step toward improving South Africa’s relations with the United States. Pandor is part of a Ramaphosa’s trimmed-down cabinet whose positions are split equally between men and women.
June 3, 2019Mexico
Mexico can’t end the migrant flow by itself. But it can—and likely will—raise tariffs that target swing states.