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By David J. Scheffer, Council on Foreign Relations
A landmark arms control agreement concluded between the United States and the Soviet Union in the final years of the Cold War is at risk of unraveling amid mutual suspicions.
By Ankit Panda, Council on Foreign Relations
NATO is girding up for what some believe is a new Cold War with Russia, but President Donald Trump’s criticism of longtime allies has unsettled the 29-member bloc. The Council on Foreign Relations explains in this backgrounder.
By Jonathan Masters, Council on Foreign Relations
China has become Africa’s largest trade partner and has greatly expanded its economic ties to the continent, but its growing activities there have raised questions about its noninterference policy.
By Eleanor Albert, Council on Foreign Relations
Italy’s elections will shape the country’s response to economic stagnation, migration woes, and European integration, with repercussions across the continent.
By James McBride, Council on Foreign Relations
Attempts by the United States and Japan to intercept North Korean ballistic missiles headed toward Guam could fail and undermine the credibility of missile defense.
By John Campbell, Council on Foreign Relations
The opposition leader’s challenge to incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta’s election victory risks undermining democracy in East Africa’s economic hub.
By Max Boot, Council on Foreign Relations
President Trump’s much-anticipated Afghan policy rightly avoids troop withdrawal timelines but offers little prospect for progress against the durable Taliban, says analyst Max Boot of the Council on Foreign Relations.
For many foreign policymakers, economic sanctions have become the tool of choice to respond to major geopolitical challenges, from counterterrorism to conflict resolution.
By Benn Steil
The Mini Mac Index compares the price of iPad minis across countries to measure the extent to which various currencies are overvalued or undervalued.
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