June 14, 2016
Is President Vladimir Putin on a roll or on the ropes? A case can be made for both, and upcoming parliamentary elections might yield some surprises, writes CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.
May 31, 2016
To contain infectious disease outbreaks like Zika and Ebola, global health authorities must learn from past efforts to motivate the private and nonprofit sectors around problems of the poor, write CF…
April 13, 2016
A new genetic technology has the potential to cure diseases and boost plant, insect, and human lives, but it also poses profound ethical questions.
November 19, 2015
India has taken a major step forward ahead of global climate talks in Paris, but the country’s clean energy strategy still faces domestic and international challenges, write CFR’s Varun Sivaram and A…
September 11, 2015
The latest UN development initiative calls for achieving universal health coverage by 2030, a goal widely supported in the global health community but one that is possibly too ambitious, writes CFR’s…
July 7, 2015
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is expected to welcome India and Pakistan as full members at its fifteenth annual summit in Ufa, Russia. CFR’s Elizabeth C. Economy and William Piekos weigh the …
March 26, 2015
Africa’s most populous country is holding tight elections amid a fierce insurgency and plummeting oil revenues. There are concerns that the vote could trigger a new round of instability, writes CFR’s…
July 8, 2014
The country’s next president must bridge the ethnic and religious divisions that could destabilize the booming Muslim-majority democracy, explains CFR’s Karen Brooks.
June 9, 2014
Syria’s civil war poses an expanding threat to the region and beyond. Washington should seize the opportunity that still exists to weaken the Assad regime, writes CFR’s Elliott Abrams.
April 7, 2014
Has the world progressed since 1994 in stopping mass atrocities? Concerted efforts by states, institutions, and NGOs make them less likely, write CFR’s Paul Stares and Anna Feuer.