With Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition expected to win decisively in snap elections, Japan is poised to seriously debate constitutional revision.
World powers continue to punish North Korea with economic sanctions, but problems persist with enforcement, and it's unclear if they'll be enough to pressure Pyongyang back into denuclearization talks.
Washington should respond to sectarian conflict near Kirkuk by seeking to preserve a united Iraq while supporting Kurdish autonomy.
Colonel George "Marty" Reynolds joins James M. Lindsay to examine the state of the U.S. Air Force.
CFR on the Record
Eric Schwartz recounts his recent visit to Bangladesh and discusses what humanitarian organizations and international governments can do to address this crisis.
This is the first session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium.
This is the third session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium.
This is the second session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium.
A personal story of the development of U.S. human rights policy in the last forty years and an argument, both "realist" and principled, for supporting the expansion of democracy in the Middle East.
A sweeping narrative account of the last five years in the Middle East and a timely argument of how and why the Arab uprisings failed.
CFR President Richard N. Haass argues for an updated global operating system to address challenges from terrorism and the spread of nuclear weapons to climate change and cyberspace.