June 22, 2020Saudi Arabia
Amir Asmar is a Department of Defense analyst and CFR’s national intelligence fellow. Throughout his intelligence career, his primary area of focus has been the Middle East. He held a wide range of a…
June 10, 2020Emerging Markets
Right now the bulk of the IMF's lending capacity likely won't be used in the face of the economic, financial, and public health shock from COVID-19. Mobilizing the IMF's lending capacity likely will …
May 27, 2020United States
Foreign Treasury sales, including large sales from reserve managers, made the Fed's job harder, not easier, in March.
April 30, 2020China
Responses to China’s post-COVID overtures are largely falling along pre-existing political fault lines.
April 10, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. In the coming weeks the series will explore how the COVID-19 pandemi…
March 31, 2020International Economic Policy
The common denominator across many emerging economies is a shortage of dollars. But the causes differ, as do the solutions.
March 17, 2020International Economic Policy
There is a global scramble for dollars going on. It needs to be addressed through creative policies.