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February 13, 2015

Education
Scott Walker's Risky College Experiment

Since 2000, the percent of state budgets devoted to higher education has fallen from 13 percent to 9.5 percent. This decline in funding has strained public university finances, reduced pay for many p…

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks at the Freedom Summit in Des Moines, Iowa, January 24, 2015 (Jim Young/Courtesy Reuters).

May 4, 2017

South Korea
Understanding South Korea’s Tense Election

South Korea’s tumultuous political season culminates in a May 9 presidential election, with front-runner Moon Jae-in favoring a softer stance toward North Korea.

April 10, 2017

China
A Menu of Imperfect Strategic Options for South Korea

This post was coauthored with Sungtae (Jacky) Park, research associate at the Council on Foreign Relations. This post originally appeared on East Asia Forum, is an abridged adaptation of the authors’…

November 23, 2015

Cybersecurity
Net Politics Podcast: Scott Charney

In this latest episode of the Net Politics podcast, I sit down with Scott Charney, corporate vice president at Microsoft. 

Podcast Scott Charney

March 31, 2017

China
Not the Right Time for a U.S.-China Summit

Hochang Song is a former member of South Korea’s national assembly and is a visiting scholar at the U.S.-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. President Dona…

January 2, 2018

South Korea
South Korea at the Crossroads

An authoritative look at South Korea's foreign-policy choices in an increasingly uncertain Asia.

March 27, 2017

Hacking Defense and Diplomacy in Silicon Valley

Scott Hartley is a venture capitalist and term member at the Council on Foreign Relations. His new book, The Fuzzy and the Techie (Houghton Mifflin), comes out in April. You can follow him @scottehar…

SEAL Plane Jump

May 6, 2016

China
The World Economy is Running on Monetary Fumes

With global growth stalling, the IMF is calling for more assertive policy action to boost it.  In normal times, monetary stimulus is—even for liberal Keynesians like Paul Krugman—sufficient to add…

The World Economy is Running on Monetary Fumes

March 1, 2012

Elections and Voting
Video Brief: North Korea

North Korea may be on the verge of a "transformative moment," which will require the time, attention, and resources of the winner of the U.S. presidential election, says CFR’s Scott Snyder.

November 11, 2011

International Organizations
Obama Initiatives Threaten APEC

CFR’s Scott Snyder says the Obama administration’s new initiatives in Asia threaten the primary role that APEC has played as a gathering for Asian leaders.