Expert Roundup

CFR fellows and outside experts weigh in to provide a variety of perspectives on a foreign policy topic in the news.


Egypt After the Election

Authors: Steven A. Cook, Charles W. Dunne, Michael Wahid Hanna, and Issandr El Amrani

Egyptians will vote for president on May 26–27 in an election whose outcome is considered a foregone conclusion. Four experts weigh the state of Egyptian politics more than three years after the uprising.

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Reflecting on Lehmanís Global Legacy

Authors: Daniel Gros, Farouk Soussa, and Heidi Moore

Experts from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East reflect on the impact and legacy of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy five years ago.

See more in Global; Economics

The Doha Climate Debate

Authors: Susanne Droege, Yu Hongyuan, Artur Gradziuk, Simon Dalby, and Navroz K. Dubash

With the UN climate meeting in Doha under way, five experts discuss what needs to happen to advance a comprehensive global climate policy.

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The Case for IMF Quota Reform

Authors: Daniel Gros, Oliver Stuenkel, Nikita Maslennikov, and Pradumna B. Rana

The IMF and World Bank leaders meet in Tokyo this week for their fall meetings. Four experts discuss the failure of IMF leaders to implement agreed-upon governance reform.

See more in International Organizations and Alliances

Examining Rio+20's Outcome

Authors: Suan Ee Ong, Rômulo S. R. Sampaio, Andrei Marcu, and Agathe Maupin and Elizabeth Sidiropoulos

Although this year's Rio+20 conference produced only vague goals and few concrete commitments, it provided a major opportunity to shift the global environmental focus to the national and local levels, says this Expert Roundup.


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How NATO Can Remain Relevant

Authors: Xenia Dormandy, Memduh Karakullukçu, Oded Eran, and Igor Yurgens

As NATO's mission continues to redefine itself, four experts discuss what the alliance can do to remain relevant as a force for international peace and security.

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Authors: Michael A. Levi, Daniel P. Ahn, Nicolas Loris, Daniel J. Weiss, and Robert McNally

Prices at the pump are emerging as a significant U.S. election issue. Five experts offer a range of policy options, from lowering regulations to encouraging less consumption.

See more in United States; Oil