Terrorist attacks in Afghanistan from safe havens across the border in Pakistan increase amid Islamabad's efforts to strike peace with militants.
Rockford Weitz, Scott G. Borgerson and John Curtis Perry argue that we can relieve our overused roadways by shifting to underused waterways.
Khalil Shikaki, a leading Palestinian political scientist in the West Bank, says the fall of the Gaza-Egypt barrier has boosted the popularity of Hamas.
Throngs of holiday travelers push the limits of already taxed security and air traffic control systems, making for an unsavory Thanksgiving recipe.
U.S. immigration reform has become a rogue political issue, inflaming passions from local town boards to the presidential campaign trail.
A Testimony Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs House of Representatives on the high flow of illicit drugs into the United States.
The Iraqi minister caught between the Turks and the Kurds discusses rising regional tensions—and the unexpected Syrian reaction—in the wake of a cross-border PKK raid.
Advocating for greater Kurdish autonomy through violent resistance, the Kurdistan Workers Party remains a vibrant militant presence on the border of northern Iraq and southern Turkey.
This article discusses why environmental groups have been slow to fight the border wall.
Sebastian Mallaby, director of CFR’s Center for Geoeconomic Studies, says the skewed governing securities ratings agencies is partly to blame for stock market turmoil.
New technologies hold promise for improving airport security, but against growing threats, a holistic, “layered” approach is needed.
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George Naccara, director of security at Boston's Logan Airport, discusses the myriad threats American airports face and some of the measures designed to keep them safe.
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The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
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The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More
An authoritative and accessible look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help. More