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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an American nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization, publisher, and think tank specializing in U.S. foreign policy and international affairs. Founded in 1921 and headquartered at 58 East 68th Street in New York City, with an additional office in Washington, D.C., the CFR is considered to be the nation's "most influential foreign-policy think tank". It publishes a bi-monthly journal, Foreign Affairs.

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President Trump and Republican lawmakers say their tax legislation will increase the global competitiveness of U.S. businesses, but experts are divided over whether it will spur growth, and many are worried about a surge in the national debt. Backgrounder by James McBride. January 5, 2018. A factory worker at the New ...
This week Meltdown and Spectre shake the computing world; authorities in Iran block Instagram and Telegram; Tehran's cyber capabilities grow more sophisticated, and India's biometric database suffers a major breach. blog Post by Adam Segal, Author. January 5, 2018. Blog Post. Here is a quick round-up of this week's ...

Who calls the shots in Iran on economic policy, security, and responding to domestic calls for reform? A look at the government's organization chart indicates how complicated the answer is. Article by CFR.org editors. January 5, 2018. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, is the second-longest-serving head of ...
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In Foreign Affairs online last month, we used our own implied earnings growth (IEG) estimates from stock prices around the world to evaluate President Trump's impact on the U.S. market. We found that it was virtually nil until at least September 2017, when GOP congressional leaders announced their ...
People fly paper airplanes as they march toward the Presidential Blue House during a protest demanding South Korean president Park Geun-hye's resignation in Seoul, South Korea, January 7, 2017. Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji. blog Post. Despite becoming influential on the world scene, South Korea remains a ...

In the last few days there have been anti-government protests all over Iran. The BBC reports this as of Friday night, in a story entitled "Iranian cities hit by anti-government protests." Anti-government demonstrations that began in Iran on Thursday have now spread to several major cities. Large numbers ...
Welcome to a special edition of "women Around the World: This Week," a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week's post, which highlights 2017's most significant stories on the status of women and girls globally, was compiled with support from Anne ...
President Donald J. Trump unveils his administration's National Security strategy on Monday, December 18. CFR President Richard Haass analyze the major takeaways of the document, which will outline national security concerns and how the administration plans to deal with them.
Lorand Laskai is a research assistant in the Asia studies program at the Council on Foreign Relations. You can follow him @lorandlaskai. Admitting you have a problem in four acts: Act I: Denying the problem exists. If 2016 was the year of Russian information operations, fake news or "post-truth," then 2017 ...
Alyssa Ayres is senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations. Her book about India's rise, Our Time Has Come: How India Is Making Its Place in the World, will be published in January by Oxford University Press. Creative Commons: Some rights reserved. This work is ...
Welcome to a special edition of "women Around the World: This Week," a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week's post, which highlights 2017's most significant stories on the status of women and girls globally, was compiled with support from Anne ...
Coauthored with Anne Shannon, former intern in the International institutions and Global governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. After President Donald J. Trump's election last fall, many experts predicted that 2017 would be a tumultuous year for international cooperation. During his ...
West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl during a 1989 visit to Dresden, then part of East Germany. (Reuters/ Michael Urban). blog Post. I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence ...
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen greets as he holds a ceremony at the Angkor Wat temple to pray for peace and stability in Cambodia, in Siem Reap province, Cambodia on December 3, 2017. Samrang Pring/Reuters. blog Post by Joshua Kurlantzick. December 28, 2017. Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen greets as ...
1915) was a businessman, philanthropist, longtime chair and patron of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the last surviving grandson of John D. Rockefeller, the founder of Standard Oil. David Rockefeller attended Harvard University, the London school of economics, and the University of Chicago, ...
analysts have blamed Egypt's autocracy for a recent attack that killed hundreds. But that's not what's motivating the violence. blog Post by Steven A. Cook. December 21, 2017. Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks during a news conference in December 2017 (Reuters/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool). Blog Post.

This will be a gloomy Christmas for all those who care about liberal and European values in Poland. Poland's political year is ending with a double whammy. On Wednesday the EU Commission triggered article 7.1 of the EU Treaty and asked the Council to determine „that there is a clear risk of a serious ...
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the nineteenth party congress in Beijing. (Reuters/Jason Lee). blog Post. Two thousand seventeen had its fair share of big news stories. The same will be true of 2018. Some of those stories undoubtedly will be a surprise. Not many experts were warning a ...
President Trump gathers with leaders of the Group of Seven in Taormina, Italy on May 26, 2017. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters. blog Post. In a new CFR Expert Brief, I list the ten global summits to watch in 2018. Is President Donald J. Trump's America First approach to foreign policy compatible with international ...
President Trump speaks about the Iran nuclear deal at the White House. (Reuters/Kevin Lemarque). blog Post. An important legislative deadline passed last week in Washington without much mention. You might remember that back on October 13, President Donald Trump announced he would not certify ...
Russia's president Vladimir Putin (back) and Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin attend a signing ceremony at the St. Petersburg international economic Forum 2014 (SPIEF 2014) in St. Petersburg, Russia, May 24, 2014. (Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin). blog Post. About a year ago, a seasoned U.S. oil leader with ...
President Donald J. Trump unveils his administration's National Security strategy on Monday, December 18. CFR President Richard Haass analyze the major takeaways of the document, which will outline national security concerns and how the administration plans to deal with them.
Reports that China has stepped up efforts to gain influence in foreign political systems have sparked concern in Australia, New Zealand, and other states amid signs that the campaign may be shaping debate on regional issues in Asia. Expert Brief by Joshua Kurlantzick. December 13, 2017. Australian Prime Minister ...
One and only one Western head of government was present, joining ten African presidents. One and only one foreign leader was asked to speak at the celebratory lunch, while being seated next to Kenyatta. Who was that? Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. And while in Nairobi for one day, ...
Daily News Brief Sign up for a morning roundup of news and analysis from around the world. email Address. Thanks for signing up! Check your Email Address. Browse more CFR newsletters. ©2017 Council on Foreign Relations. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. CloseStyle: MLA APA ...
It seems that John Kerry is a problem even out of office. Whether his record as secretary of state was one of glorious achievement or abject failure is of course a matter of debate; I lean to the latter view. But what he has done this week is less debatable: he has leaked other countries' secrets, for no reason ...
Welcome to today's Council on Foreign Relations conference call on a post-Mugabe Zimbabwe. And we have with us John Campbell, the senior fellow for Africa policy studies at the Council, and Peter Godwin, a Zimbabwean himself and an acclaimed author, a journalist, former human rights lawyer.
This Global governance Working Paper is a new feature of the Council of Councils (CoC), an initiative of the Council on Foreign Relations. Targeting critical global problems where new, creative thinking is needed, the working papers identify new principles, rules, or institutional arrangements that can ...
U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in a welcoming ceremony with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing, China. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters.
There have been many signs that Saudi official attitudes toward Israel are changing, and today brought one of the strongest. As a headline in the Jerusalem Post put it, "In Possible Nod to Israel, Two Top Saudi officials Visit Paris Synagogue." The article continues: In a historic first and possible nod to Israel, ...
Mohammad bin Salman is engaged in a risky bid to remake Saudi Arabia at the same time as rebalancing power regionally. Just over two weeks since Saudi Arabia's sweeping domestic purge, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's sudden resignation, and a sharp rise in Saudi-Iran tensions over Yemen, ...
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Ambassador Cathy Russell, former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global women's Issues and member of the board of ...
About CFR · think tank · Support CFR · For Media · Careers · Contact Us. Daily News Brief Sign up for a morning roundup of news and analysis from around the world. email Address. Thanks for signing up! Check your Email Address. Browse more CFR newsletters. ©2017 Council on Foreign Relations.
The Council on Foreign Relations takes no institutional positions on policy issues and has no affiliation with the U.S. government. All views ...
Welcome to "women Around the World: This Week," a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy.
Periodically, the EU seems to suffer a "Ukraine fatigue", a "Moldova fatigue" or an "Eastern Partnership fatigue". Usually, this comes after a ...
The war in Yemen has its own domestic logic, independent of the Saudi-Iranian 'Cold War'. Visiting the city of Marib in central Yemen earlier this ...
The new vulnerabilities equities process gets a passing grade but there is still room for improvement. blog Post by Robert K. Knake. November ...
"Big noise on stairs, nobody coming down." Alas, the old Chinese saying applies all too aptly to the European Union's latest scheme for promoting defence efforts by its member states: permanent structured cooperation, or PESCO. Unveiled on Monday, the new plan was hailed as 'historic' by Federica ...
Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attend a news conference in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, ...
This post is authored by Lindsay Iversen, associate director for climate and resources at the Council on Foreign Relations' Greenberg Center ...
In fact, as a new Council on Foreign Relations report outlines, conflict-related sexual violence has emerged as a core element of both the ...
The author is an employee of the U.S. government, which is sponsoring her fellowship at the Council on Foreign Relations. All statements of fact, opinion, or analysis are those of the author and do not reflect the official positions or views of the U.S. government. Creative Commons: Some rights reserved.
This symposium focuses on the future of investment management in a world of low returns, the financial pressures felt by universities, states, and individuals around the world, and methods for adjusting to low returns on investments. RUBIN: Here we are. Well, not surprisingly we have a full house.
Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for international economics, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan ...
A recent Council on Foreign Relations symposium, "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions," underscored the risks that Trump ...
It is commonly understood that cyberspace favors attackers over the defenders. A new report argues that flipping the offense-defence balance ...
investors talk with each other as they monitor a screen displaying stock information at the Saudi stock exchange (Tadawul) in Riyadh, Saudi ...
MCMAHON: Welcome, everyone, to today's Council on Foreign Relations conference call on President Donald Trump's trip to Asia with ...


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