February 25, 2008Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Watch Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (D-DE) discuss his recent trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
September 20, 2006Iraq
Last May, Senator Joseph Biden and Council President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb proposed a five-point plan for the future of U.S.involvement in Iraq. Since then, the U.S. military has continued the proc…
August 15, 2018Democratic Republic of Congo
After keeping his own citizens and the international community in suspense for over two years past the end of his mandate in 2016, President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo anno…
June 28, 2018U.S. Foreign Policy
Everyone knows that since the days of George W. Bush’s “Freedom Agenda”, the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and the failures in the “Arab Spring,” Americans no longer support the promotion of democracy a…
June 20, 2018Democratic Republic of Congo
Though Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala of Democratic Republic of Congo officially announced on June 12 that President Joseph Kabila would not stand for a controversial third term, this has not ended speculation that Kabila, whose term of office expired in 2016, will find a way to continue to stay in power. Shortly thereafter, in what will surely complicate the election, the International Criminal Court acquitted Jean-Pierre Bemba, the former Congolese vice president, an ex-warlord, and a fierce rival of Kabila.