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Captain Brian L. Sittlow is a naval officer, specializing in submarines, and a military fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). The opinion…... [Read More]
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In August, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered closed Nigeria's land border with Benin, preventing the import of goods. The move significantly affected trade in foodstuffs. It... [Read More]
The world is suffering from a declining commitment to human rights. All those committed to human rights within and outside of government should work together... [Read More]
Council of Councils global perspectives roundups gather opinions from experts on major international developments. In this edition, members of five leading global think tanks sum... [Read More]
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In a post–INF Treaty world, NATO can combine deterrence and arms control in different ways, but the trade-offs and difficulties in bridging the differences among... [Read More]
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The hectic 2019 summit calendar offers little rest for world leaders, wicked and virtuous alike. It also affirms that ecological matters—that is, humanity's relationship with... [Read More]
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Council of Councils global perspectives roundups gather opinions from experts on major international developments. In this edition, members of five leading global think tanks sum... [Read More]
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The geopolitical competition for influence among China and other powers appears to be heating up in the Pacific Island region. However, recent data from the... [Read More]
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Global leaders have called for a greater commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals, but in order to achieve them, reforms should be made to support... [Read More]
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The G7 summit agenda would be ambitious even under normal conditions, and the circumstances surrounding the Charlevoix summit are far from normal. With a trade war... [Read More]
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The profoundly uninspiring 2018 Summit of the Americas should be seen as a wasted opportunity of epic proportions. More sophisticated regional cooperation in the realms of migration,... [Read More]
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The Asia-Pacific response to Trump's protectionist policies could drastically change the shape of the regional trade architecture. [Read More]
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The Global Compact for Migration is hampered by an absence of leadership within the UN system and increasing polarization and nationalism around the world. Political... [Read More]
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The Trump administration's approach to ten critical global summits in the year ahead will show whether its pullback from multilateralism in 2017 was an aberration... [Read More]
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Emission reductions alone are unlikely to prevent severe climate change effects. Geoengineering proposals are a way forward, but they need legitimate and effective governance. [Read More]
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Climate change is imperiling humanity's future. To combat it, the world needs to use rules that have been around for decades, create new rules, and... [Read More]
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Climate change is increasing the risk of wildfire damage to critical energy infrastructure, according to a new Council on Foreign Relations report that details the... [Read More]
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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan member organization, think tank, and publisher. [Read More]
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The CFR State and Local Conference Call series provides a nonpartisan forum for officials and staff at the state and local level to discuss timely... [Read More]
The new Indian government, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party, has outlined trade as a national priority. But economic ties between the United States …... [Read More]
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