|Middle East and North Africa
Posted:Mar. 22, 2017
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assured Greenblatt that he is fully committed to broadening prosperity for the Palestinians and sees it as a means of bolstering the prospects for peace. According to the press release, the two discussed concrete measures that could support and advance Palestinian economic development.
|A Conversation With Daniel Kahneman
Posted:Fri, 14 Apr 2017 15:48:34 -0400
Daniel Kahneman discusses insights from behavioral economics.
|The Second Year of Europe
Posted:Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:43:54 -0400
NEW YORK – More than four decades ago, US National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger declared 1973 to be “The Year of Europe.” His aim was to highlight the need to modernize the Atlantic relationship and, more specifically, the need for America’s European allies to do more with the United States in the Middle East and against the Soviet Union in Europe.
|The World Next Week: April 13, 2017
Posted:Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:53:50 -0400
Tension in Venezuela is on the rise again as the opposition and the government accuse each other of trying to stage a coup.
|Four Good Reasons to Care About Ukraine
Posted:Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:21:44 -0400
“Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” That’s what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly asked at a recent meeting in Italy with some European counterparts.
|How Will Trump Get Us From Tomahawks to the Peace Table?
Posted:Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:51:12 -0400
While numerous questions remain as to how the Syrian conflict will end, all sides agree that talks should continue in Geneva. “The Geneva process is exhausting and frequently has felt futile,” writes Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, “…but it still exists and offers a framework to end these wars.”
|Don’t Politicize the Federal Reserve
Posted:Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:07:18 -0400
An independent Federal Reserve is critically important to the U.S. economy, the well-being of the people, and the market credibility of Fed policy making, writes CFR’s Robert Rubin.
|Don’t Count on Russia to Get Rid of Assad
Posted:Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:21:37 -0400
Writing in the Washington Post, Philip Gordon argues that it will take a lot more than a single set of airstrikes to get Russia to abandon its support for Syria’s Bashar al-Assad.
|How Does the U.S. Spend Its Foreign Aid?
Posted:Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:37:59 -0400
With President Donald J. Trump advocating for deep cuts to U.S. foreign aid, debate has renewed over the role of foreign assistance funds in boosting growth, promoting democracy, and saving lives.
|North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program
Posted:Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:36:29 -0400
George Perkovich, Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins CFR’s James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon in examining President Donald J. Trump’s options on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program.
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