The Winston Lord Fund for Asian Studies was established in 1985 to assure growth in CFR’s consideration of issues related to Asia.
October 16, 2003Afghanistan
Winston Lord, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs in the Clinton administration, reports that on a recent trip to Afghanistan he found that huge problems rema…
January 13, 2020United Kingdom
The United Kingdom faces numerous uncertainties as Brexit nears its nominal finish line.
October 24, 2019News Release
Why It Matters, a new podcast from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), tells the stories behind the most compelling—and least understood—questions shaping the world and explains how these issues …
February 13, 2003North Korea
Winston Lord, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs in the Clinton administration, says the very serious crisis over North Koreas nuclear ambitions cannot…
October 9, 2019Sub-Saharan Africa
An article on the origins of the names of African countries was recently published in Quartz. It includes a map of the continent in 1885, shortly after the Berlin Conference. Portuguese and Arabic traders and explorers are the origins of some names, European mispronunciation of tribal names are the origins of others.
August 26, 2019Election 2020
Is the second time the charm? Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders certainly hopes so. Back in 2016, the self-proclaimed democratic socialist gave heavily favored Hillary Clinton a surprisingly tough run f…