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.

NATO's Next Moves

Christopher S. Chivvis interviewed by Jonathan Masters

NATO's response to Russia's annexation of Crimea may require it to bolster eastern European members with both military and non-military actions, says expert Christopher S. Chivvis.

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Why Franco-American Ties Matter

Charles A. Kupchan interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

President Hollande's state visit was an attempted boost for the United States' lead EU security partner and a sign of a more activist foreign policy in the White House, says CFR's Charles Kupchan.

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The U.S. Dilemma in Egypt

Michele Dunne interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

The United States doesn't welcome a military takeover in Egypt, but its options are hamstrung by the need for Egypt to be a regional security partner as well as a peace partner for Israel, says Michele Dunne.

See more in Egypt; Politics and Strategy

Small Steps to Syrian Transition?

Edward P. Djerejian interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

Though it's unlikely the Geneva II talks on Syria will yield major breakthroughs, movement is possible on humanitarian aid, cease-fires, and prisoner exchanges, says former ambassador to Syria Edward P. Djerejian.

See more in Syria; Diplomacy and Statecraft