What changed this month with the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital? What are the prospects for reviving peace talks? Listen to the latest President's Inbox podcast.
Once a role model for democracy, Poland has rapidly witnessed a series of illiberal moves that threaten the rule of law and its future within the European Union, says Agata Fijalkowski.
CFR's Reuben Brigety and Robert McMahon examine African peace and security issues.
Energy and Climate Policy
By withdrawing from the Paris accord, the United States—the second-largest global emitter—could undercut collective efforts to reduce emissions, transition to renewable energy sources, and lock in future climate measures.
CFR on the Record
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan discusses the November/December 2017 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine with contributors Emma Sky and Lisa Monaco. The latest issue puts U.S. interventions under serious scrutiny to sketch where things are, where they are going, and what the United States should do next.
The Global Magnitsky Human Rights and Accountability Act provides the U.S. Department of the Treasury with new authorities to hold foreign individuals and entities accountable for unjust imprisonment, torture, extrajudicial killings, and other violations of human rights.
Max Boot discusses his new book, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.
Panelists discuss the potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2018, as well as their global political implications.
Stares proposes a comprehensive new strategy for how the United States can manage an increasingly turbulent world and reduce the risk of costly military commitments.
Stewart Patrick argues that the United States can protect its sovereignty while advancing American interests in a global age. He clarifies what is at stake in the sovereignty debate, arguing that the nation must make "sovereignty bargains" to achieve its aims in a complex world.
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.