President Obama’s Foreign Policy Inbox

Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Speakers
David E. Sanger
Chief Washington Correspondent, New York Times, Author, The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power
Barbara Slavin
Assistant Managing Editor, World and National Security, The Washington Times
Presiders
James F. Hoge Jr.
Peter G. Peterson Chair and Editor, Foreign Affairs

Top Stories on CFR

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The U.S. military is considering some major shifts to its posture in Europe, including a large withdrawal from bases in Germany, that are raising security concerns on the continent.

Middle East and North Africa

The Trump administration’s case for invoking “snapback” sanctions against Iran for violating the nuclear deal rests on shallow arguments that have left Washington alone in efforts to pressure Tehran.

Food and Water Security

Global food insecurity has surged amid the coronavirus pandemic, threatening to worsen humanitarian crises and spur further mass migration.