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February 23, 2017

Better a Stalemate Than Defeat in Afghanistan

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.

July 29, 2014

Fighting for Civil Society’s Space

A growing number of authoritarian states are banning civil society activities, raising the prospect of spreading instability that should arouse action in Washington, says CFR’s Mark Lagon.

October 18, 2010

Nigeria’s Pre-Election Tensions

Nigerian President Jonathan’s mishandling of the aftermath of a lethal car-bomb incident could spell heightened regional tensions in the lead-up to elections early next year, says CFR’S John Campbell.