More than forty African heads of state are in Beijing for a summit to expand China-Africa cooperation. The summit occurs amid growing concern about the consequences of China’s “strictly business” approach to Africa.
CFR President Richard Haass discusses his latest Foreign Affairs article on the emergence of a new era in the Middle East.
Counterterrorism expert Bruce Hoffman discusses the White House's new National Strategy for Combatting Terrorism, which he says is imperfect, but a substantial improvement on its predecessor.
For this year’s John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture, Josef Joffe talks about the United States’ position as the world’s single superpower and analyzed its recent foreign policy strategy.
Paul J. Saunders and Morton H. Halperin debate the wisdom of the U.S. policy of promoting democracy.
Listen to General Anthony Zinni explain how the United States can effectively use its power to improve security, democracy, and human rights in the world.
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.
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
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