Archived Blogs

A collection of CFR archived blogs.

The Arab Street

Ed Husain explores the role of political Islamist movements in Muslim-majority societies, the narrative and appeal of radicalism, and efforts to counter it.

Campaign 2008

An archived blog detailing the role of foreign policy in the 2008 presidential election and transition to the Obama administration compiled by's editorial staff.

Campaign 2012

A guide to the national security and foreign policy dimensions of the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign.

CFR Forum

Archived discussions on pressing international issues hosted by CFR Fellows.

Defense in Depth

Janine Davidson examines the art, politics, and business of American military power.

Democracy in Development

Isobel Coleman maps the intersections between political reform, economic growth, and U.S. policy in the developing world.

The Forgotten Man

Amity Shlaes draws upon the lessons of economic history to comment on contemporary events in the political economy.