A new survey of public opinion on U.S. foreign policy shows that Americans are split in two along party and religious lines. Still, significant majorities are starting to come together based on discontent with the war in Iraq, U.S. standing in the Muslim world, and illegal immigration. Soon the grumbling may become too loud for policymakers to ignore.
Pakistan's new president, Asif Ali Zardari, takes office amid growing ire against U.S. military actions in Pakistan. Seven years after 9/11, is Islamabad still committed to counterterrorism?
Snap elections in Thailand brought no clear end to the ongoing political turmoil, as embattled Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's party failed to gain enough votes to form a new parliament.
Sarah Kreps and John Kaag argue that the use of drones in armed combat raises important ethical questions that the American public has chosen to ignore.
Politico's Mike Allen and Michael Dimock of the Pew Research Center join NBC's Betsy Fischer Martin to discuss the upcoming midterm Congressional elections.
Andrew Kohut, founding director of the Pew Research Center, discusses the themes outlined in his forthcoming CFR Working Paper Resilient American Values: Optimism in an Era of Growing Inequality and Economic Difficulty, as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call series.
Steven Kull, Matthew Leatherman, and R. Jeffrey Smith discuss U.S. public views on national defense-spending, as part of CFR's Renewing America roundtable series.
Listen to experts as they launch Public Opinion on Global Issues, the most comprehensive digest ever assembled of existing polling data on U.S. and global public attitudes toward multilateral cooperation in the twenty-first century.
Andrew Kohut and James M. Lindsay discuss the findings of a quadrennial survey of foreign policy and national security attitudes conducted by CFR and the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.
Listen to three polling experts discuss the role of foreign policy in the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign.
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.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
Maximalist finds lessons in the past that anticipate and clarify our chaotic present, revealing the history of U.S. foreign policy in an unexpected new light. More
This clear and authoritative book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy. More
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
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