|International Cooperation in 2016 Deserves a Low Grade, Say Global Think Tank Leaders
The third annual Report Card on International Cooperation sharply downgraded its assessment of efforts to mitigate the world’s most vexing problems in 2016 to a C-, falling from a B grade in 2015.
|South Korea at the Crossroads
Against the backdrop of China’s mounting influence and North Korea’s growing nuclear capability and expanding missile arsenal, South Korea faces a set of strategic choices that will shape its economic prospects and national security.
|After Macron Win, Political Challenges Await
By Charles A. Kupchan and James McBride Political newcomer Emmanuel Macron won a decisive victory in France’s presidential elections, defeating the candidate of the far-right National Front, Marine Le Pen. Macron’s win is a setback for anti-European Union and anti-immigration populists, says CFR’s Charles A. Kupchan, but the new president will face major challenges. With France in need of deep economic reforms to reverse its sluggish growth and stubborn unemployment…
Posted: 12 May 2017 01:24 PM PDT
Andres Rozental and Rohinton Medhora join CFR’s James M. Lindsay in examining the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA.
|A Conversation With Inge Thulin
Posted: 12 May 2017 11:45 AM PDT
Inge Thulin discusses the value of research and development in a fast-moving world, global growth strategies, and the effect of U.S. trade policy on multinational corporations.
|Trump Should Be Wary of Putin’s Syria Plan
Posted: 12 May 2017 09:39 AM PDT
The deal Russia is offering would empower America’s adversaries far more than America’s friends, writes Stephen Sestanovich.
|The World Next Week: May 11, 2017
Posted: 11 May 2017 01:50 PM PDT
China hosts a global forum on the Silk Road initiative, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan travels to the United States, and Iran holds a presidential election.
|China’s Big Bet on Soft Power
Posted: 11 May 2017 08:38 AM PDT
China is believed to spend billions of dollars to boost its international image, but it has yet to see a marked return on its investment in soft power.
|From Tragedy to Prevention: Lessons Learned From Terrorist Attacks
Posted: 05 May 2017 01:27 PM PDT
Experts discuss recent terrorist attacks that have unsettled cities in Europe, and lessons to be learned to prevent future attacks around the world.
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