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.

Japan Boosts the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Mireya Solís interviewed by Mohammed Aly Sergie

Japan's decision to participate in Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations has made the trade agreement "almost irresistible" and poised for expansion, says expert Mireya SolŪs.

See more in Japan; Trade

Gulf Cash Stabilizes Egypt, for Now

Farouk Soussa interviewed by Mohammed Aly Sergie

As Egypt's political crisis deepens, its economy has been stabilized by a cash infusion from the oil-rich Persian Gulf. Economist Farouk Soussa outlines the limited options facing Egypt's interim government.

See more in Egypt; Financial Crises

Is France Heading South?

Dominique Moisi interviewed by Jeanne Park

If France moves in the direction of its Southern European neighbors, the consequences for the entire European Union could be calamitous, says expert Dominique MoÔsi.

See more in France; Economics

Dim Prospects for Egyptís Salafis

Jonathan A.C. Brown interviewed by Zachary Laub

Ultraconservative Salafis played a prominent role in the ouster of president Mohammed Morsi, but are unlikely to shape Egypt after the transition, says expert Jonathan A.C. Brown.