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 Paris negotiations have been built up as a critical moment for global climate efforts, making even the perception of success important for momentum on lowering carbon emissions, writes CFR's Michael Levi.
CFR Interview: John B. Bellinger Would a Paris Climate Deal Be Legally Binding on the U.S.?
CFR Event The Paris Talks
Global Governance Monitor Climate Change
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
Sunni Arabs must rise up against the Islamic State, but they will need U.S. assurances that they will not be trading in the caliphate for the tyranny of Shiite rule, writes CFR's Max Boot.
Op-Ed: Philip Gordon Address the Cause, Not the Symptoms, of ISIS
CFR Backgrounder The Islamic State
CFR Must Reads Must Reads of the Week: The Paris Attacks
Speaking at CFR, the Democratic presidential candidate says the United States should intensify its military campaign against the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Read the transcript.
CFR Event Terror in Paris and the Islamic State
Op-Ed: Richard N. Haass After Paris
Lemmon tells the poignant and gripping story of a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers.
Snyder's "pathbreaking analysis" explores the "the dueling narratives of Japan and South Korea."
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