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February 3, 2017

Nigeria
Caught in the Crossfire: What Future for Women and Children in Nigeria’s Forgotten Crisis

This is a guest post by Sherrie Russell-Brown. Sherrie is an international lawyer, who writes about issues of gender, security, international justice and humanitarian law, with a regional focus on su…

Caught in the Crossfire

October 31, 2016

Europe
When The Trade Data Does Not Add Up

This is not a post about China, or the various discrepancies in the Chinese data. It is about a rather puzzling thing that I only noticed as a result of the Brexit debate. The bulk of the UK’s surp…

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September 4, 2014

China
Notable Quotables From THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS

“The various currencies, which were all maintained on a stable basis in relation to gold and to one another, facilitated the easy flow of capital and of trade to an extent the full value of which …

Notable Quotables From THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS

October 10, 2013

Education
Guest Post: Lessons from Abroad for U.S. Education

The following guest post was written by Curtis Valentine, a CFR Term Member and a 2013-2014 International Affairs Fellow (IAF). Curtis will be posted to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of I…

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September 21, 2016

Nigeria
Famine in Northeast Nigeria

Michelle Faul, writing for AP, reports on the horrific famine now underway in Northeast Nigeria. She quotes Doctors without Borders as characterizing the crisis as “catastrophic.” She also quotes an …

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September 14, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
The American University of Nigeria and the Adamawa Peace Initiative

The following text is the entirety of John Campbell’s speech delivered at Winning the Peace in Northeast Nigeria, hosted by the Congressional Nigerian Caucus and the American University of Nigeria, Y…

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August 22, 2016

China
IMF Cannot Quit Fiscal Consolidation (in Asian Surplus Countries)

In theory, the IMF now wants current account surplus countries to rely more heavily on fiscal stimulus and less on monetary stimulus. This shift makes sense in a world marked by low interest rates…

September 16, 2015

India
Will South Korean Nuclear Leadership Make a Difference in 2016?

Toby Dalton is the co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced this week that the Republic o…

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June 24, 2015

Technology and Innovation
Challenges and Benefits of South Korea’s Middle Power Aspirations

South Koreans have been among the world’s early adopters in globalization over the past two decades, going from outpost to “node” by embracing networks, connectivity, and economic interdependence in …

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