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May 25, 2011

Indonesia
CFR Interview with President Yudhoyono

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 28, 2011. (Vincent Kessler/Courtesy Reuters) Along with a group of U.S. editors  ta…

Oct 29, 2013

Trade
Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman (Courtesy Reuters). The Renewing America Interview: Jon Huntsman on the Wisdom of Boosting U.S.-China Economic Ties

Later this week the U.S. Department of Commerce will host its inaugural SelectUSA Summit, an annual convention intended to promote overseas investment in the United States. The sold-out, two-day foru…

Jan 21, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
CFR Interview: “Will Tunisia Inspire More Popular Uprisings?”

The CFR web site contains an interview of me yesterday by CFR’s Bernard Gwertzman on the impact on the broader Middle East and North Africa of the political changes that continue to unfold in Tunisia…

Jun 19, 2017

United States
Shoppers peruse books in the Passage Jouffroy in Paris What’s Worth Reading This Summer?

CFR.org editor Bob McMahon and I recorded our annual summer reading episode of CFR’s “The World Next Week” podcast last week. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, senior fellow for Women and Foreign Policy and best…

Jun 13, 2017

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico anti-austerity protestors Puerto Rico’s Statehood Debate

The recent vote may not advance Puerto Rican statehood, but it may focus attention on its heavy debts and exposure to upcoming U.S. health-care and budget measures.

Jun 9, 2017

Cybersecurity
Vladimir Putin Cyber Week in Review: June 9, 2017

This week: Vladimir Putin's remarks on the hacking of the U.S. election, regulating the internet in the United Kingdom, disinformation in the Gulf, and MLAT reform in Europe.

Jun 8, 2017

Islamic State
A boy is evacuated from the Iranian parliament during an attack. Why Did the Islamic State Target Tehran?

With its attacks in Iran, the Islamic State is trying to demonstrate that despite military setbacks it remains a capable Sunni vanguard.

Jun 7, 2017

Health
Tedros-Chan-WHO Tedros, Taiwan, and Trump: What They Tell Us About China’s Growing Clout in Global Health

In one of my recent blog posts on the World Health Organization (WHO) director general (DG) election, I discussed how the new election procedure has reduced the advantage larger states have in influe…

Jun 2, 2017

Cybersecurity
ANSSI Cyber Week in Review: June 2, 2017

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. French Cyber Chief Warns of Permanent War in Cyberspace. In a wide-ranging interview, Guill…

Jan 20, 2012

Asia
Myanmar's president Thein Sein arrives at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center before the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali on November 17, 2011. Washington Post Interview with Thein Sein

Today’s Washington Post has an extended interview with Burmese president Thein Sein, who met Post senior associate editor Lally Weymouth. The interview is fascinating simply because of its novelty: B…