With no major efforts proposed to destroy the Islamic State, the focus should be on containing the group until it collapses from within, write Stephen Biddle and Jacob Shapiro.
Around the Web: NYT ISIS’s Grip on Libyan City Gives It a Fallback Option
Op-Ed: Max Boot Islamic State's Achilles' Heel Is Its Sunni Identity
Around the Web: Alex de Waal Assassinating Terrorists Does Not Work
Senior officials from almost two hundred nations are meeting in France for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference. CFR and Foreign Affairs offer resources on the challenges of climate change.
Expert Brief: Michael A. Levi Five Things to Watch at Paris Climate Summit
CFR Blog: Stewart M. Patrick Paris Is Just One Piece of the Climate Change Puzzle
Global Memo: Rob Bailey Prospects for Climate Success in Paris
Violence and rampant crime have triggered the flow of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to the United States, which is seeking to help address the root causes, as this Backgrounder explains.
Around the Web: New York Times Number of Migrants Illegally Crossing Rio Grande Rises Sharply
Around the Web: New Yorker The Executioners of El Salvador
CFR Backgrounder The U.S. Child Migrant Influx
The Turkish downing of a Russian warplane should not be allowed to distract efforts to build a stronger international response to the so-called Islamic State, writes CFR President Richard N. Haass.
Op-Ed: Steven A. Cook Is Turkey Really at the Table?
CFR Video: Stephen Sestanovich Russia's Campaign in Syria: Three Things to Know
Backgrounder The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
To stop the North Korean nuclear threat, the United States should increase pressure on Pyongyang, pursue five-party talks, and encourage China and Russia to press the regime on denuclearization, writes CFR's Scott A. Snyder.
CFR Report Addressing North Korea’s Nuclear Problem
Around the Web: 38 North The Future Impact of North Korea’s Emerging Nuclear Deterrent
Foreign Affairs: Lee and Kim Making Sense of North Korea
Lemmon tells the poignant and gripping story of a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers.
The biggest threat to U.S. security and prosperity comes not from abroad but from within, writes Haass in his provocative new book.
Campaign 2016 is underway. Find out what the presidential candidates are saying about foreign policy.
A roundup of global news developments by CFR.org editors, including analysis from CFR scholars.
A concise summary of news and events from inside CFR and around the world.
Highlights from the print magazine and web-exclusive features, including roundtables, letters from abroad, and author postscripts.
Recently published books and reports from the David Rockefeller Studies Program, with free downloads and links to purchase in a variety of formats.
Every afternoon, get links to the latest must-read content from Foreign Affairs, including analysis of breaking news, long-form commentary, and discussions with our authors.
Analysis of political and economic change in three main issue areas: rule of law; trade, development, and democracy; and technology and civil society, from the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy program.
Expert analysis of cybersecurity, digital trade, Internet governance, and online privacy issues, from the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program.
Periodic updates from global health expert Laurie Garrett, including new research and timely analysis of emerging health crises.
Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn analyzes debt and austerity in Europe and other major developments and trends affecting macroeconomic policy and financial markets.
The latest on multilateral cooperation in the twenty-first century, from the International Institutions and Global Governance program.
Expert analysis of developments on the peninsula from CFR's program on U.S.-Korea policy.
A snapshot of global hot spots with expert analysis on ways to prevent and mitigate deadly conflict, from the Center for Preventive Action.
Event highlights and expert analysis from the Japan studies program.
Resources on how economic and political forces interact to influence world affairs, from the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.
Analysis on the role of women in foreign policy and economic development, from the Women and Foreign Policy program.
Recommended reading from Foreign Affairs, including the very best of our recent book reviews—on topics ranging from the Middle East and Asia to science and technology to economics. This newsletter is sent monthly, with occasional updates in between.
Foreign policy perspectives tailored for the classroom, featuring teaching modules and interactive issue guides.
The latest analysis of international issues tailored specifically for the religious community.
Resources on global issues that affect the priorities and agendas of state and local governments.
Published by the Council on Foreign Relations since 1922