Expert Briefs

CFR scholars provide expert analysis and commentary on international issues.

Health and U.S. Foreign Policy in the Age of Miracles

Authors: Thomas J. Bollyky and Eric Goosby

To continue the extraordinary progress of the past fifteen years, the next U.S. administration should further integrate global health, development, and pandemic preparedness into the U.S. national security architecture, write CFR's Thomas J. Bollyky and Eric Goosby, former U.S. AIDS Coordinator and UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis.

See more in Global; Health

Iran's 'Resistance Economy' Debate

Author: Ray Takeyh

In the wake of the Iran nuclear deal, debate has revived in the regime over how far to open up to outside trade and finance. It has become a struggle over Iran’s identity, writes CFR’s Ray Takeyh.

See more in Iran; Economics