January 3, 2018
Kim Jong-un has accelerated North Korea’s buildup of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, while also modernizing its large conventional force.
November 8, 2017
With a bold modernization project, Saudi Arabia is embarking on reforms U.S. policymakers have been urging for decades. The crown prince’s recent crackdown could undermine this crucial effort.
August 18, 2016
The battle for Aleppo has taken a staggering civilian toll, and it is likely to escalate because both regime and opposition forces see the city as crucial to a political endgame, says expert Lina Kha…
January 14, 2016
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, founder and chairman of the Cordoba Initiative, discusses the fundamental requirements and parameters of contemporary Islamic statehood.
September 13, 2010
Imam Feisal speaks about the need for interreligious dialogue and cooperation while addressing the debate surrounding the community center near the World Trade Center.
RICHARD N. HAASS: Good morning to everyone, and welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. My name is Richard Haass, and I'm the president of this organization. And today, as you all know, we are …
May 12, 2017
The U.S.-Saudi relationship, long bound by common interests in oil and security, has shown strains over what some analysts see as waning U.S. involvement in the Middle East and a more assertive Saudi…
February 23, 2017
Without a major surge in force levels, the best outcome that the United States can hope for in Afghanistan is that the Taliban will tire of fighting and pursue peace, writes CFR’s Max Boot.
June 9, 2014
Abdul Fattah al-Sisi took the oath of office as Egypt’s new president yesterday. He succeeded the interim president, Adly Mansour. And who appointed Mansour? Why, Sisi himself after he and the Egypt…
July 25, 2016
The recent rise in Islamist violence in Bangladesh is caught up in a polarizing political debate over the country’s identity.