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October 10, 2019

China
Game On: The NBA Runs Afoul of China but Scores Big

The facts are not in dispute. On October 6, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted: “Fight for Freedom: Stand with Hong Kong,” igniting a political firestorm in Beijing. Other Rockets he…

Fans in LeBron James jerseys pose for pictures with Chinese flags near security personnel outside the Mercedes-Benz Arena before the NBA exhibition game between Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai, October 10, 2019.

December 7, 2018

China
The Trump Administration Is Wrong About Chinese International Students

Once attracted to the many freedoms that American society offers, Chinese students and scholars are now struggling to find reasons to stay due to the Trump administration's new policies.

Students clap while Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech during a visit to Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Washington, September 23, 2015.

November 9, 2015

Asia
Southern Asia’s Nuclear Powers

China, India, and Pakistan have relatively small but growing nuclear arms programs. This nuclear competition is raising concern because of long-simmering tensions and a lack of efforts at minimizing …

A surface-to-surface missile is launched off the eastern Indian state of Odisha, September 15, 2013.

October 23, 2017

United States
'The Sovereignty Wars--Reconciling America with the World'

Stewart Patrick discusses his new book, The Sovereignty Wars: Reconciling America with the World. 

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April 24, 2017

India
A Conversation With Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley discusses the status of India’s economy, its relationship with the United States, and its place in the world economy.

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November 2, 2016

China
A Conversation With Ai Weiwei

Famous Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei discusses art, politics, human rights, and China's future.

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December 8, 2014

China
Allen Grane: Combating the African Wildlife Trade in China

Allen Grane is a research associate for Africa studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Recently, the Animal Planet aired a documentary entitled “Saving Africa’s Giants with Yao Ming.” The show,…

A herd of elephants confronts a hippopotamus at a watering hole in Hwange National Park October 14, 2014. The watering hole was one of several that were contaminated by poachers with cyanide in 2013, leading to the death of at least 100 animals, according to Zimbabwean authorities. Picture taken October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo (ZIMBABWE - Tags: ANIMALS CRIME LAW)

May 30, 2014

China
Why Has Philanthropy Failed to Take off in China?

Last month, when Bill Gates challenged China’s rich to embrace philanthropy rather than just spend money on luxury goods, he implied a philanthropy gap existed between China and the United States. In…

May 22, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Tracking the Traffickers: Eradicating Rhinos

This is a guest post by Emily Mellgard, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. Demand for rhino horn increased exponentially over the past few years. The mar…

Policeman look on as a protester carries a placard calling for an end to rhino poaching, which threatens the survival of rhino species, outside the Chinese embassy in Pretoria September 22, 2011. (Siphiwe Sibeko/Courtesy Reuters)

May 15, 2013

Pakistan
Daniel Markey and Cameron Munter

OPERATOR: I would now like to turn today's conference over to Ms. Anya Schmemann. Ms. Schmemann, please begin.ANYA SCHMEMANN: Thank you. And hello, everyone, and thank you for joining us this mornin…