Steven A. Cook argues, "Obama must resist the urge to help Egyptian democrats - unless they demand it."
Egypt is basking in a moment of freedom of expression but the optimism is tinged by concerns over security, says journalist Sharon Otterman.
Ed Husain says extremists won't let democracy win that easily in Egypt.
Despite concerns over the political power of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, Cairo-based expert Dina Shehata says it is faulty to think Egypt is headed toward a theocracy.
The latest report from the International Crisis Group, analyses the many challenges that lie ahead for Egypt, a country that now needs to combine functioning, stable institutions with genuine political and socio-economic transformation.
George Friedman details the recent surge of revolutions occurring throughout the Middle East.
Egypt's post-Mubarak transition parallels Indonesia's post-Suharto, argues CFR's Karen Brooks. Indonesia's example indicates the Muslim Brotherhood should be incorporated into Egyptian politics rather than marginalized, she says.
The Economist details why the world has reason to be inspired and hopeful by the wave of revolutions in the Middle East.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon discusses responses to the attack on news reporter Lara Logan in Egypt.
Olivier Roy writes that the recent Egyptian revolution hints at a move away from theocratic, Islamic rule in the Middle East.
Tina Rosenberg writes on the revolutionary lineage of Egypt's overthrow of Mubarak to that of Serbian's Milosevic in the late 1990's.
The Egypt State Information Service provides a profile of the relationship between Egyptian women and the economy.
Jerome A. Cohen argues that China should learn from the Egyptian uprising that ruthless repression ultimately leads to instability.
Condoleezza Rice writes in this Washington Post piece that we cannot determine the foreign policy preferences of Egypt's next government. But we can influence them through our ties to the military, links to civil society, and a promise of economic assistance and free trade to help improve the lot of the Egyptian people.
Twenty years after Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, CFR hosts a panel of former administration officials for a discussion of their roles in, and lessons learned from, the Gulf War.
The ouster of autocrats in Tunisia and Egypt has awakened a hunger for change in the Arab world, says CFR's Thomas W. Lippman, but it's unlikely to result in a widespread fall of regimes.
In the wake of Mubarak's ouster experts discuss the future of Egypt and the reverberations in the Arab world and beyond.
Samuel P. Jacobs reports on the stunning impact of Gene Sharp, the head of the Boston-based Albert Einstein Institute whose "From Dictatorships to Democracy" inspired revolutionaries in Cairo and beyond.
Newsweek's Neil Ferguson lambasts President Obama for not properly seizing the opportunity of what he calls a "wave of democracy" in the Middle East.
Williams argues that the status quo for peace operations in untenable and that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.
The authors argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power and recommend placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China into the international system and more on balancing China's rise.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
In The Hacked World Order, CFR Senior Fellow Adam Segal shows how governments use the web to wage war and spy on, coerce, and damage each other. More
Red Team provides an in-depth investigation into the work of red teams, revealing the best practices, most common pitfalls, and most effective applications of these modern-day devil's advocates. More
Through insightful analysis and engaging graphics, How America Stacks Up explores how the United States can keep pace with global economic competition. More
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2015 Annual Report. The Annual Report spotlights new initiatives, high-profile events, and authoritative scholarship from CFR experts, and includes a message from CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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