Global Climate Agreements: Successes and Failures
by Lindsay Maizland
November 17, 2021
Myanmar’s Troubled History
by Lindsay Maizland
January 31, 2022
Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
A Guide to Global COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts
by Claire Felter
April 1, 2022
The Case for a New U.S.-Saudi Strategic Compact
Council Special Report
by Steven A. Cook and Martin S. Indyk
June 22, 2022
Cooling the Planet Through Solar Reflection
with Robert J. Lempert and Stewart M. Patrick
May 11, 2022
State and Local Webinars
Lessons from History Series: A Question of Autonomy—Hong Kong Then and Now
with Mark Clifford, Dennis Kwok and Louisa Lim
June 21, 2022
October 10, 2019
The Kurds, one of the world’s largest peoples without a state, may be on the verge of achieving their independence amid turbulence in Syria and Iraq.
May 14, 2019
China’s growing assertiveness amid territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas has raised concerns about armed conflict.
February 13, 2018
The scandal-plagued leader’s removal could set the party of Nelson Mandela on a path toward reestablishing South Africa as a role model for the rest of the continent.
November 29, 2017
Zimbabwe’s founding father, Robert Mugabe, ushered his country into independence, then established a tyrannical regime and presided over the destruction of the economy. He was ousted in a November pa…
November 3, 2017
President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga’s impasse over the 2017 election has cast a shadow on Kenya’s future.
February 4, 2015
Health experts are already calling 2015 one of the most complicated ever for influenza outbreaks, and the prevalence of lethal strains normally found in birds is especially troubling, writes CFR’s La…
January 16, 2015
The Taliban has outlasted the world’s most potent military forces and its two main factions now challenge the governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan. As U.S. troops draw down, the next phase of con…
August 13, 2014
The events in Iraq affect core U.S. interests, and Washington should be prepared to help both battle jihadist forces and press for political reforms over the long run, says CFR’s David Palkki.
June 24, 2014
Entrenched conflict between Sunni and Shia Muslims, exploited by regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, could reshape the future of the Middle East.
March 20, 2014
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…