December 8, 2014
The United States and Egypt are unlikely to rebuild the strategic partnership they had decades ago, even though some in both countries favor a rapprochement, says CFR’s Steven Cook.
November 5, 2014
Amid inflamed rhetoric in Jerusalem and strained ties with Washington, Israeli and Palestinian leaders must find ways to avoid an escalation of tensions, says CFR’s Robert Danin.
October 1, 2014
It is time for the United States, Canada, and Mexico to take integration to the next level, coordinating more closely on energy, security, and trade policy, says Robert Zoellick, co-chair of a new CF…
September 11, 2014
The Obama administration’s plan for expanding its military campaign against ISIS, however worthy, raises questions about how the militants can be defeated on the ground, says CFR’s President Richard …
September 10, 2014
With the economy in recession, public infrastructure projects lagging, and last year’s protests still resonating, the public mood in Brazil is far less optimistic than when Dilma Rousseff rose to the…
September 9, 2014
The 2001 law that authorized the U.S. war against al-Qaeda and its affiliates is not an appropriate justification for the offensive against ISIS and other emerging terrorist groups, says CFR’s John B…
June 20, 2014
The United States should partner with Iran and Russia in countering Sunni jihadists, the top strategic threat in both Iraq and Syria at the moment, says CFR President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb.
May 12, 2014
Mistrust, complex domestic politics, and a lack of urgency by Israeli and Palestinian leaders continue to bedevil peace talks brokered by the Obama administration, says former U.S. negotiator Aaron D…
March 28, 2014
The crisis in Crimea may represent something more than just another low point in Moscow’s relations with the United States and its allies, says Russia expert John R. Beyrle.
November 14, 2013
China’s Third Plenum failed to clarify how the country’s new leadership will advance economic reforms in the years ahead, says CFR’s Elizabeth Economy.