April 18, 2001
Has Japanese foreign policy changed in the post-Cold War era? On the surface, it appears to have been quite consistent since the end of World War II. It has stressed the U.S.-Japanese security allian…
November 1, 2002
At a time when American primacy appears to be stronger than ever, Council Fellow and Georgetown Professor Charles Kupchan argues that the end of Pax Americana is near. What will replace American supr…
August 1, 2007
Africa is moving center stage in world politics, but not just for humanitarian reasons.
Currently, 15 percent of U.S. oil imports come from Africa—as much as from the Middle East—and t…
March 31, 2009
A fascinating intellectual history of monetary nationalism from the ancient world to the present exploring why, in its modern incarnation, it represents the single greatest threat to globalization.
August 20, 2009
Forces of Fortune reveals that there is a vital but unseen rising force in the Islamic world—a new business-minded middle class—that is building a vibrant new Muslim world economy and that holds the …
January 1, 2013
A complete global history of guerrilla uprisings through the ages.
February 14, 2013
Two experts provide an unprecedented and fascinating look at what may happen in the future of business, citizenship, politics, privacy, terrorism, and diplomacy.
November 23, 2015
The Internet today connects roughly 2.7 billion people around the world, and booming interest in the "Internet of things" could result in 75 billion devices connected to the web by 2020. The myth of …
November 30, 2007
An explanation of why governments contemplate regional monetary integration and why some country groups are more likely than others to exercise that option.
January 2, 2018
CFR President Richard N. Haass argues for an updated global operating system to address challenges from terrorism and the spread of nuclear weapons to climate change and cyberspace.