October 27, 2010Afghanistan
The war in Afghanistan hasn’t been a major campaign issue even as public support for it has waned. This Backgrounder examines political backing for the war.
September 23, 2010United States
With U.S. economic recovery still slow, trade policy looms as a factor in the congressional midterm races. This Backgrounder explores the consequences for trade based on the outcome of the Democratic…
May 2, 2007Congresses and Parliaments
A recent trip to Syria by the Speaker of the House has set off a debate over the role of legislators in conducting foreign policy.