Richard N. Haass

Richard N. Haass is President of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Should Brazil be punished for fanning climate change?

Nearly everyone has seen the dramatic images of the Amazon ablaze. Tens of thousands of fires — intentionally started or caused by logging, farming, mining and other human activities — have broken out over the past year alone.

September 15, 2019

Asia’s future less rosy than it appears

History at any moment can be understood as a snapshot, telling us where we are; or as a moving picture, telling us not just where we are but where we have been and where we may be headed. It is a distinction with an enormous difference.

July 18, 2019

Picking up the pieces after failed Hanoi summit

US President Donald Trump with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a break in talks at the summit in Hanoi. (AFP)

March 17, 2019

Why the US may need to scale back its ambitions in Afghanistan

US troops in Afghanistan. (AFP/File)

January 16, 2019