August 26, 2019
The United Nations’ top leadership position has broad authority to steer the organization’s agenda, but its impact has varied widely since 1946.
March 23, 2015
Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew leaves behind a remarkable record of economic transformation, but the city-state faces a series of tests on the horizon, says CFR’s Karen Brooks.
January 2, 2013
When Lee Kuan Yew speaks, who listens? Presidents, prime ministers, chief executives, and all who care about global strategy.
Graham Allison and Robert Blackwill, two leading strategic thinkers, a…
October 25, 2017
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong discusses U.S.-Singapore bilateral relations as well as strategic challenges and opportunities in the Asia-Pacific.
July 3, 2019
A look at the post-9/11 war powers law that the Trump administration could use to justify conflict with Iran.
June 24, 2019
Adjunct Senior Fellow Catherine Powell presided over a CFR roundtable, “Bringing a Gender Lens to Immigration: Domestic Violence–Based Asylum and Family Separation” with Lee Gelernt, deputy director …
July 1, 2019
While many focus on the drama of President Donald J. Trump’s meeting with North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un, a far more worrisome transformation in Northeast Asian geopolitics is underway. Washington…
June 27, 2019
A growing number of countries are legalizing same-sex marriage amid a steady advance in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, but opposition remains strong in many countries.
June 25, 2019
Last weekend’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, held in Bangkok, yielded several notable accomplishments. But several of the announced breakthroughs actually contain less than m…
January 24, 2019
Violence continues to rage in Mexico more than a decade after former President Felipe Calderon launched a crackdown on drug cartels.