February 15, 2013Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
North Korea’s third successful nuclear test has been widely condemned by the international community. CFR’s Paul Stares highlights three things to know about the test and its implications for nuclear…
July 25, 2013Israel
Peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians have relaunched, ensuring major new challenges for both parties and the United States, says CFR’s Robert Danin.
September 6, 2013Global
U.S.-Russian disagreement over how to respond to the conflict in Syria is spurring further deterioration in the relationship between Moscow and Washington, says CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.
March 6, 2012Budget, Debt, and Deficits
In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.
April 21, 2011Elections and Voting
Nigeria’s upcoming presidential elections will upset the country’s power sharing system. CFR’s Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies cautions that campaign appeals to ethnicity and religion coupled…