Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:30:22 -0500
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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:47:52 -0500
Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn writes that financial markets rallied following the U.S. election, on hopes that President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s fiscal stimulus and deregulation initiatives would spur corporate profits and growth. Perhaps so, but a strong case could be made for the opposite: that Trump’s economic agenda will prove disruptive to trade and growth, face growing headwinds in Congress, and exert a contractionary impact on the U.S. economy.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:10:46 -0500
In this episode of The President's Inbox, CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Carla Anne Robbins examine President-Elect Donald Trump's defense priorities.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:00:24 -0500
Edward Alden discusses how the past four decades of U.S. trade and economic policy left many Americans behind in the global economy, and what the next administration might do to address this trend.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 10:39:19 -0500
The truth is nobody from the Pentagon to Baghdad knows yet if Trump will escalate or withdraw from America's ongoing fights around the world, argues Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:46:42 -0500
Fidel Castro, who died on November 25, was one of the most prominent figures of the Cold War and an adversary of ten consecutive U.S. presidential administrations. This reading list considers the legacy of his nearly fifty years in power, including the Cuban Missle Crisis, the U.S. economic embargo, and the years following the Cold War.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:37:50 -0500
As the incoming Trump administration sorts itself out, U.S. allies should develop policy proposals for dealing with pressing global challenges and consider what more they can do on behalf of common defense, writes CFR President Richard N. Haass.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:19:15 -0500
Joshua Kurlantzick discusses examples from other states around the world for possibilities of what to expect from a Donald Trump presidency.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 07:26:41 -0500
The World Next Week is on hiatus this week. In the meantime, listen to the third episode of The President's Inbox, which examines President-Elect Donald Trump's immigration priorities.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 07:15:06 -0500
In the third episode of The President's Inbox, CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Edward Alden examine President-Elect Donald Trump's immigration priorities.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:03:50 -0500
Experts discuss how the United States can better prepare for and protect the homeland with the growing threat of ISIS inspired terrorist attacks on U.S. soil.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:51:40 -0500
Federally backstopped cyber insurance could be used to address a series of widely recognized and persistent cybersecurity problems.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:15:09 -0500
If the president-elect picks experienced foreign-policy advisors, it may improve his administration's strategic bargaining position and boost morale in the bureaucracy, writes Elizabeth N. Saunders
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:49:19 -0500
CFR’s John Bellinger publishes excerpts of his Sixth Annual Lloyd Cutler Lecture on Rule of Law at the Supreme Court, regarding presidential use of force and the bounds of domestic and international law.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:19:24 -0500
Through improved education, strong executive leadership, and changes to procedure and doctrine, the civil-military dialogue can be mended in order to confront new challenges to national security.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 15:56:23 -0500
Donald Trump’s meeting with Mitt Romney this weekend has fueled speculation that the 2012 Republican presidential nominee may be Mr. Trump’s choice for secretary of state. If the president-elect makes the offer, Mr. Romney ought to be ready with a list of conditions for taking the job.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 14:45:10 -0500
Mr. Trump needs to understand that, in a world where the balance of power is changing, the point of alliances isn’t just to keep large powers from pushing small ones around. It’s also to keep large powers from pushing us around. If a businessman-turned-president can’t see that, he’s got the wrong job, argues Stephen Sestanovich.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:24:23 -0500
Experts discuss the future of U.S. trade policy in light of the recent election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:37:09 -0500
Trump is too mercurial a figure to pursue any policy with any consistency, even a pro-Russia policy. We can only hope that Russia does not succeed in reestablishing its empire and swallowing some of America’s more vulnerable allies in Eastern Europe before Trump wakes up to the fact that Putin is not America’s friend.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:44:32 -0500
In the second episode of The President's Inbox, CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Edward Alden examine President-Elect Donald Trump's trade priorities.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:00:10 -0500
Susan Kaufman Purcell discusses the future of U.S.-Cuba relations.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:45:56 -0500
This symposium will convene policymakers, business executives, and other opinion leaders for a candid analysis of online privacy, with a particular focus on the United States, the U.S.-European Union relationship, and big data.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:15:24 -0500
Experts examine risk to privacy in a big data world, whether our notions of privacy should change, and whether the benefits of big data collection outweigh the privacy consequences.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:06:21 -0500
The best way to advance the interests of American workers and consumers is to negotiate better and stronger international agreements, argue CFR's Thomas J. Bollyky and Edward Alden.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:00:09 -0500
Experts present views on privacy in the European Union and the United States and identify areas of agreement and potential cooperation.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:30:03 -0500
Experts provide an overview of the debate in the United States over online privacy.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:09:31 -0500
"President-elect Trump will find out very quickly that our allies are less a liability and more the very strategic asset the U.S. needs," writes Sheila A. Smith, CFR senior fellow for Japan studies.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:33:12 -0500
For the first time in decades, the United Nations is undergoing a transition at exactly the same time as the United States. The term of the outgoing secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, ends on Dec. 31, and his successor, Antonio Guterres, takes over on Jan. 1, 2017. The United States must act soon to preserve our influence in the organization, as Elliott Abrams explains in The Washington Post.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:50:28 -0500
Sebastian Mallaby responds to former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s review of his biography on Alan Greenspan.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:42:04 -0500
Trump poses a serious threat to U.S. institutions, argues Sebastian Mallaby in a new Washington Post op-ed, and the Federal Reserve is right in the line of fire.