The prospect of sanctions relief as part of an Iran nuclear agreement has alarmed some in Congress, but they should see the value of a UN Security Council resolution affirming the deal, says CFR’s John B. Bellinger III.
CFR Meeting Lindsey Graham on Iran's Nuclear Program
Around the Web: RFE/RL Unpacking the Iran Sanctions
Op-Ed: Ray Takeyh The Strategic Genius of Iran's Supreme Leader
Yemen has become the latest locus of Iran-Saudi, Shia-Sunni conflict, writes CFR President Richard N. Haass.
Around the Web: NPR The Partisans of Ali
Around the Web: Economist Saudis Enter the Fray
CFR InfoGuide The Sunni-Shia Divide
Africa’s most populous country is holding tight elections amid a fierce insurgency and plummeting oil revenues. There are concerns that the vote could trigger a new round of instability, writes CFR’s John Campbell.
Around the Web: Wall Street Journal Boko Haram Threat Remains as Nigerian Election Nears
Around the Web: New York Times Don't Steal Nigeria's Elections
CFR Backgrounder Boko Haram
Greece is running out of money, and the decisions that the newly elected government will soon confront about who to pay and who not to will likely define the future path of the crisis, writes CFR's Robert Kahn.
Around the Web: WSJ Timeline: What Greece Owes When
Around the Web: Bloomberg Business Greece's Debt Crisis Explained
CFR Backgrounder Eurozone in Crisis
The U.S. engagement in Afghanistan keeps the war on life support while neither enabling military progress on the ground nor empowering negotiators to end the war by settlement, writes CFR's Stephen D. Biddle.
Around the Web: Bloomberg View Obama's Moment in Afghanistan
CFR Meeting A Conversation With Ashraf Ghani
CFR InfoGuide The Taliban
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