CFR Staff

Theresa Lou

Research Associate, Global Governance and Security Studies


In Competing With China, the US Should Realize the Virtues of the Rules-Based Order Speak for Themselves,” The Diplomat, February 25, 2018.

Matching Ends and Means in North Korea,” Georgetown Security Studies Review, September 30, 2017.

China’s Coal Problem,” with Sagatom Saha, Foreign Affairs, August 4, 2017.

Is the U.S. Pushing Back Enough Against China’s Efforts to Isolate Taiwan?” with Ashley Feng, World Politics Review, July 28, 2017.

If Trump Wants China’s Help, He Needs to Build Trust. Here’s How,” Defense One, May 25, 2017.

What Would a China-Led Global Climate Policy Look Like?” with Sagatom Saha, World Politics Review, April 14, 2017.

Canary in the Coal Mine: The Arctic as a National Imperative,” The Internationalist,, March 24, 2017.

ICC on Ice?Foreign Affairs, November 4, 2016.

World Humanitarian Summit: One Small Step in a Long Journey,” with Stewart M. Patrick, The Internationalist,, May 25, 2016.

Thy Neighbor’s Keeper: Improving Global Humanitarian Response,” with Stewart M. Patrick, The Internationalist,, April 28, 2016.

This Is Your UN on Drugs: From Prohibition to Flexibility in Counternarcotics Policy,” with Stewart M. Patrick, The Internationalist,, April 19, 2016.

Is China Finally Fed Up with Kim Jong-un’s North Korea?The Diplomat, March 9, 2016.

Assessing U.S. Membership in the UN Human Rights Council,” with Daniel Chardell, The Internationalist,, October 9, 2015.

World on the Move: Understanding Europe’s Migration Crisis,” with Stewart M. Patrick, The Internationalist,, September 3, 2015.