Max Boot writes that Israel cannot ignore Hamas' attacks, but also cannot do what it takes to defeat the enemy because of constraints imposed by its own public.
The international community must ensure that people seeking saftey are protected; soverignty is not a shield behind which authoritarian governments may terrorize their own people.
Tens of thousands of Iraqis who worked for the United States in Iraq have been labeled as collaborators and are marked for death. One former USAID worker is fighting to save them.
International relief agencies say promises by Washington and Baghdad to adopt policies addressing Iraq's growing humanitarian needs have failed to materialize.
Said I. Hakki, president of the Iraqi Red Crescent Organization, explains why Iraq's refugee crisis is at a tipping point.
Listen to experts discuss issues surrounding the education of children of conflict, specifically with regard to the current situation in Iraq.
Watch experts discuss issues surrounding the education of children of conflict, specifically with regard to the current situation in Iraq.
Speakers discuss the plight of refugee children.
Zimbabwe’s economic crisis has propelled its citizens into South Africa and Botswana. Both countries are feeling the strain.
The volatile mixture of government troops, rebels, and lawlessness in eastern Congo’s North Kivu province threatens to draw in neighboring states and destabilize the region.
Iraqi refugees are returning home after years of war, leading Iraqi and U.S. officials to talk of a corner turned. But millions more remain abroad and unconvinced.
Robert Schrire, head of the political science department at the University of Cape Town, discusses South Africa's foreign policy under President Thabo Mbeki.
Darfur online forum features a debate between Sudan experts Alex De Waal and John Prendergast.
Kenneth Bacon, president of Refugees International, discusses the Iraqi refugee crisis.
A ‘spiraling’ Iraqi refugee crisis, exacerbated by closed borders and tightening admissions in the West, threatens Iraq’s economic and social stability.
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
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2015 Annual Report. The Annual Report spotlights new initiatives, high-profile events, and authoritative scholarship from CFR experts, and includes a message from CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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