Russia's intervention in Ukraine is breathing new life into the Cold War–era security alliance, prompting allies to reinforce defenses in Eastern Europe, explains this Backgrounder.
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Comprehensive immigration reform has eluded Congress for years, moving controversial policy decisions into the executive and judicial branches of government, explains this Backgrounder.
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Managing the Iran nuclear challenge will require coordination between Congress and the president, and the Israeli prime minister's congressional address should be postponed until after elections, writes CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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The movement's rapid ascent has created opportunities for al-Qaeda to expand and intensified the Saudi-Iranian rivalry, adding a sectarian dimension to Yemen's turbulence, says expert April Longley Alley.
Around the Web: International Crisis Group Time for Compromise
Around the Web: Peter Salisbury Yemen and the Saudi-Iranian 'Cold War'
Around the Web: Washington Post Islamist Republicanism Under Strain
What have we learned from the sharp fall in oil prices? CFR's Michael A. Levi takes a fresh look at signs from financial markets, consumer spending, and geopolitical fallout.
CFR Event Transcript Oil Prices: Background and Prospects
Foreign Affairs: Kassia Yanosek and David Victor Cheap Oil Won't Kill Exploration
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