Interviews

To help readers better understand the nuances of foreign policy, CFR staff writers and Consulting Editor Bernard Gwertzman conduct in-depth interviews with a wide range of international experts, as well as newsmakers.

Deportations in the Dominican Republic

Michele Wucker interviewed by Sam Koebrich

Recent immigration actions  by the Dominican Republic are not likely to result in mass deportations of Haitians, as some fear, but could exacerbate already difficult conditions in Haiti, says expert Michele Wucker.

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Washington's Egypt Dilemma

Michele Dunne interviewed by Zachary Laub

Two years since the Egyptian military deposed President Mohammed Morsi, human rights abuses are being committed at an unprecedented level, but the United States remains deeply invested in maintaining military ties with the country, says expert Michele Dunne.

See more in Egypt; Diplomacy and Statecraft

Will Turkish Voters Thwart Erdogan's Ambitions?

Gonul Tol interviewed by Zachary Laub

The Justice and Development Party is not expected to lose its majority in Turkey's June 7 elections, but a boost for the opposition could rein in the incumbents on matters of democracy, the economy, and foreign policy, says expert Gonul Tol.

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Rebuilding Nepal

Nancy Lindborg interviewed by Eleanor Albert

Nepal's earthquake underscores how vital it is for governments to invest in resilient infrastructure, says U.S. Institute of Peace President Nancy Lindborg.

See more in Nepal; Disasters