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August 6, 2021

Global
Five Foreign-Policy Movies Worth Watching About Actual World Events

Every summer Friday, we suggest foreign-policy-themed movies worth watching. This week: films inspired by reality. 

Three movie posters in black frames. From left: Charlie Wilson's War (a man, woman, and another man in sunglasses look out); Breaker Morant (three men in military uniforms stand over scenes of combat); Invictus (a man in a green and yellow rugby uniform looks triumphant in front of a crowd with Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela behind him).

July 26, 2021

Space
Colonizing Space Is Not the Solution to Our Problems on Earth

The dawn of a new space age is upon us. It warrants taking a step back to ask more fundamental, long-term questions, namely: Just what is humanity hoping to accomplish in space?

Billionaire American businessman Jeff Bezos wears goggles owned by Amelia Earhart which he carried into space at a post-launch press conference after he flew on Blue Origin's inaugural flight to the edge of space, in the nearby town of Van Horn, Texas on July 20, 2021.

April 7, 2021

China
Major Power Rivalry in East Asia

In an era of intensifying U.S.-China friction and volatility, the risks of conflict are real and growing in East Asia, and U.S. policymakers should revitalize existing tools and build new ones to manage an increasingly militarized competition.

The Pudong district is reflected in the waterfront in Shanghai, China.

March 14, 2005

Mexico
Creating a North American Community

Press Release: English | French | Spanish Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations in association with the Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales and the Canadian Council of Chief Execut…

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February 22, 2017

Economics
Empowering Female Entrepreneurs in Rwanda

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Benjamin D. Stone, director …

Artisan entrepreneurs receive business training from Indego Africa at their cooperative, Covanya, in Nyamata, Rwanda, 2011 (Courtesy Benjamin D. Stone, copyright Indego Africa).

November 19, 2015

Arctic
The Future of the Arctic

Council on Foreign Relations 11/19/15 Academic Conference Call on The Future of the Arctic with Lawson Brigham

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February 22, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Guest Post: Film and Development in Rwanda

This is a guest post by Ann-Elise Francis, special assistant to the vice president in CFR’s Meetings and Membership department, and Ashley Harden, research associate in CFR’s Women and Foreign Policy…

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February 22, 2017

Energy and Environment
Leading Green Finance in Bolivia

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Heidi Sumser, senior associate…

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February 22, 2017

Development
Financial Inclusion: A New Common Ground for Central Banks

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Alfred Hannig, executive dir…

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February 22, 2017

Development
An Alliance to Measure What Matters: Governance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article from Alicia Phillips Mandaville, man…

Riot policemen shield themselves as fireworks thrown by protesters explode next to the statue of a bull during an anti-government, anti-corruption protest in Istanbul, Turkey, March 11, 2014 (Courtesy Reuters/Stringer).