Chris Christie discusses U.S. foreign policy.
Chris Christie discusses U.S. foreign policy.
What CFR.org editors are reading the week of November 16–20, 2015.
Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti discusses peace, national unity, and development in Angola as it celebrates forty years of independence.
Europe, the Middle East and the United States grapple with the aftermath of terrorist attacks in France.
Lawson W. Brigham discusses the future of the Arctic region.
Since defecting from Six Party negotiations on denuclearization in 2008, North Korea has pursued nuclear development unchecked by international constraints. Scott A. Snyder outlines steps the United States should take to lead coordinated multilateral action opposing North Korea’s nuclear status, while still leaving a denuclearized North Korea a route for regime survival.
Hillary Clinton discusses U.S. foreign policy and national security in the aftermath of the recent Paris terror attacks.
India has taken a major step forward ahead of global climate talks in Paris, but the country’s clean energy strategy still faces domestic and international challenges, write CFR’s Varun Sivaram and Annushka Shivnani.
In the aftermath of the November 13, 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 129 people, French authorities have conducted raids on suspected militants across France and launched airstrikes targeting the self-proclaimed Islamic State in the Syrian city of Raqqa. Below, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Foreign Affairs offer resources on the Paris attacks.
In an article for The Weekly Standard, Elliott Abrams explains that while President Obama decries the idea of giving preference for asylum to Christians in the Middle East that is exactly what the State Department says it is doing.
Although China and India have repeatedly demonstrated a mutual desire to prevent conflict, the potential for their relationship to deteriorate is ever present. A border clash, conflict with Pakistan, maritime skirmish, or crisis over Tibet could raise tensions to the point of armed confrontation. Daniel S. Markey explains how the United States can promote peaceful relations between the world's two largest countries.
In an article for The Weekly Standard, Elliott Abrams explains why there is nothing “shameful” about giving priority to helping Syrian religious minorities at the greatest risk in the sectarian civil war.
Experts discuss Friday’s attacks in Paris, violent extremism in Europe, and possible connections to terrorist movements in the Middle East and elsewhere.
Steven A. Cook discusses the global response to the attacks in Paris, Beirut, and Egypt.
During this week’s visit to Washington by General Raheel Sharif, Pakistan’s army chief, Daniel Markey argues that the White House should use the opportunity to have a frank discussion about the U.S.-Pakistan relationship.
In an article for Bloomberg View, CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Farah Pandith discusses why ISIS is winning on the digital battlefield and what can be done to change that.
"It cannot be an American fight," Hillary Clinton said of ISIS. She is wrong. It is an American fight, one that will not succeed without American leadership.
After the Paris attacks, European nations are closing their borders.
Experts discuss U.S.-India relations and a new CFR independent task force report.
Williams argues that the status quo for peace operations in untenable and that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.
The authors argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power and recommend placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China into the international system and more on balancing China's rise.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Red Team provides an in-depth investigation into the work of red teams, revealing the best practices, most common pitfalls, and most effective applications of these modern-day devil's advocates. More
Ashley's War tells the poignant and gripping story of a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers in Afghanistan. More
Smith's insightful book explores the policy issues testing the Japanese government as it tries to navigate its relationship with an advancing China. More
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