Topic: U.S Council on Foreign Relations
Even as China cracks down on dissidents and the Internet, Beijing ramps up efforts to sway opinion in the US and elsewhere.
04/27/2010 11:23 am
Entrepreneurs from more than 50 mostly Muslim-majority countries are gathering at the summit on entrepreneurship in Washington to learn more about how individual action can expand opportunity in the Muslim world and beyond.
04/26/2010 08:34 pm
A new study says the Afghanistan Taliban enjoy a slew of advantages that historically correlate with insurgent success, such as Pakistani sanctuary and a weak government in Kabul.
04/23/2010 11:33 am
The Obama nuclear summit is focusing less on nuclear weapons and more on more poorly guarded nuclear materials that could be used to build nukes.
04/13/2010 01:58 pm
Nigeria's acting president, Goodluck Jonathan, met with President Obama on the sidelines of the nuclear summit in Washington. On Monday, Jonathan discussed holding clean elections next year in a nation that is one of Africa's top oil suppliers.
04/13/2010 11:05 am
The rhetoric between US and Iranian leaders has taken a sharp negative turn over the Iran nuclear program. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Iran's government a "menace" while Supreme Leader Khamenei said the US is not to be trusted.
03/22/2010 04:09 pm
A growing roster of US officials is arguing that a failure to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fuels Islamic extremism, thus creating a security threat for the US.
03/19/2010 04:29 pm
The recent New York Times bestseller Start-Up Nation drew much attention to Israel as a global innovation center. Israel has more Nasdaq-listed companies than all Europe, but is this success sustainable? Venture capital funding fell sharply in 2009.
03/09/2010 01:38 pm
Global warming skeptics must recognize that real -- not predicted -- climate change is already turning the Arctic into a potential military flash point.
03/02/2010 11:25 am
It's the first time the International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN's nuclear watchdog agency, has said that Iran may be working on a warhead. The IAEA wants specific information on detonators, missile design, and uranium enrichment. So far, Iran says that allegations about a military nuclear program are 'baseless.'
02/19/2010 04:16 pm