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October 6, 2005

Iraq
Interview with Colonel Peter Mansoor on Training Iraqi Forces

As the U.S. military looks to hand over more security responsibilities to Iraqi forces, there is mounting skepticism and debate among experts as to the quality and capability of these troops. How man…

January 9, 2018

U.S. Foreign Policy
The Road Not Taken

In chronicling the adventurous life of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, The Road Not Taken definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam War.

September 22, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
Play Gheit CFR Restoring Stability in a Turbulent Middle East: A Perspective From the League of Arab States

Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit discusses the state of affairs in the Middle East. 

September 20, 2017

Pakistan
Play Shahid Khaqan Abbasi A Conversation With Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

SANGER: Good afternoon, and welcome to today’s Council on Foreign Relations meeting. It’s wonderful to see all of you here, and particularly to welcome the prime minister—still new Prime Minister of …

February 21, 2013

Gender
Paradise-Beneath-Her-Feet.jpg Paradise Beneath Her Feet

Teaching Notes on Paradise Beneath Her Feet by CFR Senior Fellow Isobel Coleman.

November 9, 2015

Asia
A surface-to-surface missile is launched off the eastern Indian state of Odisha, September 15, 2013. Southern Asia’s Nuclear Powers

China, India, and Pakistan have relatively small but growing nuclear arms programs. This nuclear competition is raising concern because of long-simmering tensions and a lack of efforts at minimizing …

September 24, 2009

Afghanistan
Resourcing an Afghan Strategy

U.S. military leaders are calling for more troops to carry out U.S. counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan. Six analysts offer views on how President Barack Obama should respond.

May 4, 2016

Asia
Play RTR4UGPF_EC.jpg Major Flashpoints in Southern Asia

Experts address current transformations of Asia’s strategic landscape, and how the return of geopolitics affects regional peace and security.

January 22, 2016

Pakistan
Bacha-Khan-protest Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of January 22, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, Ayumi Teraoka, Gabriel Walker, and James West look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Terrorists kill twenty-one in attack on Pakistani univer…

October 9, 2015

Afghanistan
Can Afghan Forces Resist the Taliban?

The battle for Kunduz highlights the military and political challenges facing Afghanistan and the narrowly defined U.S. mission there, says CFR’s Stephen Biddle.