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September 15, 2017

Germany
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks in parliament. What’s at Stake in the German Elections?

Germany’s elections will determine whether Chancellor Angela Merkel remains in power, with ramifications for the migration crisis, the future of the European Union, and U.S.-German relations.

March 10, 2017

Netherlands
Dutch Elections and the Future of the EU

The rise of populist Geert Wilders in the Netherlands is showcasing the pressing need for European Union reform, says expert Pieter Cleppe.

June 24, 2016

Middle East and North Africa
Abbas Spurns Rivlin’s Hand--and Peace

Since leaving the White House in January, 2009, I’ve been telling audiences that Palestinian president and PLO leader Mahmoud Abbas will never, never sign a peace agreement with Israel--no matter wha…

May 14, 2014

Baha’i Leaders in Iran Mark Six Years in Prison

Today, May 14, marks six years in prison for the seven leaders of the Baha’i community in Iran. Their biographies can be found here, and they are citizens whose only crime is their religion. They we…

February 9, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Deal Reached for U.S. Homeowner Relief

U.S. government officials along with five of the country's largest banks have reached an agreement to help  American homeowners (NYT) stricken by falling home values. The deal earmarks some $26 billi…

September 13, 2017

Germany
Play The German Federal Elections The German Federal Election: Will Angela Merkel Stand Her Ground?

Experts analyze the September 24 German federal election, Angela Merkel's fight to win a fourth term as chancellor, and the implications for Germany's relations with the European Union and the United…

April 12, 2017

Russia
Play RTX33X03_EC.jpg Perspectives on Russia

Experts provide insight on the internal politics of Russia, as well as the current state of U.S.-Russia relations.

March 29, 2017

France
Play RTX31U2J_EC.jpg Presidential Elections in France: Results and Consequences

Experts discuss the current candidates in the upcoming French presidential election, their foreign policy agendas, and the possible repercussions new policies may have on France’s relationships with …

May 22, 2014

Europe
Do the European Parliamentary Elections Matter?

This week’s European parliament elections could mark a victory for eurosceptics and fringe political groups, an outcome that would likely sour transatlantic relations, says expert Judy Dempsey.

June 12, 2014

United States
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Strategic Interests, Values, and Hard Choices

Following the recent publication of her memoir, Hard Choices, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton joins CFR President Richard N. Haass to reflect on her tenure at the State Department.