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Apr 24, 2017

Islamic State
The Meaning of Mosul

Iraq’s campaign to liberate Mosul from the Islamic State and restore the Iraqi government’s authority requires coordination among numerous armed groups with competing interests.

Mar 13, 2017

Asia
duterte-5 Duterte and ASEAN

Richard Javad Heydarian is a specialist in Asian geopolitical/economic affairs based in Manila. After upending Asian geopolitics over the past year, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte now is set…

Jan 17, 2017

International Organizations
rtx230yo-x617 Global Agenda: The Roots of Trump’s Trade Rage

This blog post is part of a series entitled Global Agenda, in which experts will identify major global challenges facing President-Elect Trump, the options available to him, and what is at stake for …

Jan 9, 2017

Human Rights
bensouda-congo-icc_rtx2qjkr Trump Should Support the International Criminal Court

With the presidential transition underway, observers have noted with concern President-elect Trump’s hostility toward international institutions. As CFR Senior Fellow Stewart Patrick notes, “[T]here …

Jan 5, 2017

International Organizations
rtsj853_b UN Peacekeeping in South Sudan: A Kiwi Comes to Juba

The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. This month David Shearer of Ne…

Jan 4, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
the-gambia The looming showdown in the Gambia

This is a guest post by Mohamed Jallow, an Africa watcher, following politics and economic currents across the continent. He works at RTI International in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The…

Dec 1, 2016

United States
CFR Cyber Net Politics James Madison Donald Trump Twitter Reading James Madison in Light of Twitter and Donald Trump

The 2016 election, and its aftermath, has been filled with troubling information about online aspects of American politics. These problems include use of social media to disseminate misinformation an…

Nov 25, 2016

Health
rtx1h1oz_t Who Have Been the Best WHO Director-Generals?

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, and his research associate Gabriella Meltzer. According to the Cons…

Jul 7, 2016

Trade
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro stands in front of an image depicting the country's late President Hugo Chavez during a meeting with members of Venezuela's United Socialist Party (PSUV) in Caracas Venezuela’s Woes Reach Mercosur

Mercosur is under considerable internal strain. As at other times in the trade bloc’s history, shifting political winds and changing trade priorities have placed the member countries at loggerheads. …

Nov 22, 2016

rtx2pu8s_ Global Agenda: Getting Human Rights Right

This blog post is part of a series entitled Global Agenda, in which experts will identify major global challenges facing President-Elect Trump, the options available to him, and what is at stake for …