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June 26, 2024

Iran
The Islamic Republic’s Power Centers

Who calls the shots in Iran on economic policy, security, and domestic calls for reform? A look at the government’s organization chart indicates how complicated the answer is.

Close up of Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei giving an address

July 16, 2024

Venezuela
Will Maduro Hold on to Power in Venezuela’s 2024 Election?

The closely watched elections on July 28 will determine whether incumbent President Nicolás Maduro wins a third term or allows a democratic transition.

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro addresses the media after signing an agreement to recognize the results of the election.

June 12, 2024

Military Operations
Sea Power: The U.S. Navy and Foreign Policy

The U.S. Navy’s dominance of the world’s oceans has made it an indispensable foreign policy tool and a guarantor of global trade, but a mix of challenges is raising difficult questions about its futu…

Ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 sail in formation in the Mediterranean Sea.

July 1, 2024

Energy and Environment
Global Energy Tracker

As the effects of climate change mount, high-carbon energy sources continue to provide most of the world’s power. On average, 84 percent of tracker countries’ energy comes from high-carbon sources su…

June 17, 2024

Asia
CFR Fellows' Book Launch Series: Lost Decade—The U.S. Pivot to Asia and the Rise of Chinese Power

Lost Decade is an essential guide for understanding the historic shift to Asia-centric geopolitics and its implications for the United States’ present and future. More than a decade on, Robert D. …

Play A 100 yuan banknote is placed beside a U.S. 100 dollar banknote.

May 15, 2024

China
Power and Financial Interdependence

My new paper for the Geoeconomics and Geofinance Initiative of the Institute Français des Relations Internationals’ (IFRI) explores the history of the Sino-American financial relationship.

Power and Financial Interdependence

March 14, 2024

Women and Women's Rights
Women’s Power Index

Find out where women around the world wield political power—and why it matters.

March 20, 2024

China
China and Russia: Exploring Ties Between Two Authoritarian Powers

China and Russia have expanded trade and defense ties over the past decade, but they’re not formal allies. Experts say Russia’s war in Ukraine could be a turning point in the relationship.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping stand next to each other.

July 10, 2024

International Law
Trump v. U.S.: Has the Supreme Court Made the Presidency More Dangerous?

The high court’s decision could allow future U.S. presidents to commit grave abuses of power with impunity, with serious implications for U.S. foreign policy and national security.

A view of the facade of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, DC.