September 6, 2018Human Rights
As states struggle to balance commercial interests with the promotion of human rights, social safeguards in trade and loan agreements—often included at the insistence of Western countries—are increas…
November 25, 2008Economic Crises
CFR’s J. Anthony Holmes writes that the global economic decline will slow the pace of both foreign direct and portfolio investment in Africa.
January 29, 2019France
In late 2018, economic and political divides in France sparked the Yellow Vests movement. Panelists discuss how the movement differs from other populist politics in Europe, and what implications it m…
October 10, 2017Women and Women's Rights
President Trump issued new restrictions on travel for refugees and immigrants. The result is much the same as previous restrictions, known colloquially as the "Muslim ban:" for women, the restriction…
September 1, 2017Iraq
Reading selections for the weekend of September 1, 2017.