18,164 Results for:

April 9, 2024

Defense and Security
Series on Emerging Technology, U.S. Foreign Policy, and World Order: Frontline Innovations—Defense Solutions for National Security Challenges

Panelists discuss new and emerging commercial defense technology, current opportunities and challenges in defense innovation, and the future landscape of national security. For those attending vir…

Play Two F-22 Raptor fighter jets of the 95th Fighter Squadron and an A-10 Thunderbolt (R) from Whiteman air force base, Missouri, approach the refueling nozzle of a KC-135 Stratotanker

March 27, 2024

Defense Technology
Malcolm and Carolyn Wiener Annual Lecture on Science and Technology With Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Frank Whitworth

Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Vice Admiral Frank “Trey” Whitworth, discusses the future of the NGA and how the agency is addressing new threats, strategic defense com…

Play An F/A-18F Super Hornet jet flies over the USS Gerald R. Ford as the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier tests its new launch and flight arrest systems.

December 14, 2023

Venezuela
Guyana-Venezuela Border Dispute, Missile Defense Base in Poland, DRC Elections, and More

Guyana and Venezuela begin discussion on a territorial dispute over the Essequibo region; the Redzikowo U.S. missile defense base in Poland becomes operable; the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ho…

Podcast People gather in front of Venezuela's National Electoral Council headquarters in support of the referendum on a disputed zone with Guyana in Caracas, Venezuela on October 20, 2023.

November 6, 2023

United States
A Modest Foreign Policy Proposal for the Middle Class (and The State Department’s Easiest Win): Au Pair for Senior Care

The State Department can ease the burden for aging seniors by expanding its Au Pair Program—a cultural exchange work-study program providing care for babies, toddlers, and kids—to include caring for …

old

December 14, 2022

Japan
Financing Japan’s Defense Leap

Prime Minister Kishida's strategic review will be announced this week.

PM Kishida, in a dark suit, walks facing the camera between two rows of saluting soldiers.

March 20, 2024

China
China and Russia: Exploring Ties Between Two Authoritarian Powers

China and Russia have expanded trade and defense ties over the past decade, but they’re not formal allies. Experts say Russia’s war in Ukraine could be a turning point in the relationship.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping stand next to each other.

April 16, 2024

United States
Is Rising Student Debt Harming the U.S. Economy?

Higher education provides students many socioeconomic benefits and increases the global competitiveness of the United States, but mounting student loan debt has sparked a debate over federal lending …

Protestors hold "cancel student debt" signs outside the U.S. Supreme Court.

April 11, 2024

Middle East and North Africa
Virtual Media Briefing: Addressing the Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza

CFR experts Steven A. Cook and David J. Scheffer join Amnesty International’s Agnes Callamard and Refugee International’s Jeremy Konyndyk to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

Play Children walk as Palestinians visit the graves of people who were killed in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestinian Islamist group Hamas.

August 30, 2023

Taiwan
Taiwan Announced a Record Defense Budget: But Is It Enough to Deter China?

While Taiwan has significantly increased its defense spending over the past seven years, it needs to invest more to deter China and prevent the military balance from shifting decisively in Beijing’s …

Taiwan's military holds a drill at a military base in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.