Interactives

Graphics and multimedia explainers on the foreign policy, national security, and international financial issues of the day.

Crisis Guide: Iran

Iran poses steep challenges to its Middle East neighbors and the world. Explore the country's complex regime structure and controversial nuclear program, and watch experts debate the range of policy options.

This is a special feature presentation from CFR that offers a unique, full-screen experience.

See more in Proliferation; Iran

Crisis Guide: Pakistan

Pakistan's stability is of great consequence to regional and international security. Examine the roots of its challenges, what it means for the region and the world, and explore some plausible futures for the country.

This is a special feature presentation from CFR that offers a unique, full-screen experience.

See more in Pakistan; Politics and Strategy; Terrorism

Slideshow: Ecological Disasters

Author: Toni Johnson
Producer: Hagit Ariav

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill involving Britain's BP marks the latest instance of an industrial disaster pitting companies from one country against citizens and governments of another. This slideshow provides a chronology of ten major instances in which multinational corporations were involved in industrial incidents, and their legal and regulatory aftermath.

See more in Disasters; Global

Nuclear Energy Guide

Author: Michelle Smith
Producers: Charles D. Ferguson and Jeremy Sherlick

After decades of decline, nuclear power is increasingly presented as a low-carbon way to meet growing electricity demands. Global construction of new reactors is on the rise, but there still exists an array of obstacles to expansion. This interactive guide explores the past, present, and future of nuclear power, focusing on its unique benefits and risks.

See more in United States; Energy Policy; Nuclear Energy