April 29, 2019
Mikhail Khodorkovsky provides his perspective on the domestic political climate in Russia, prospects for democratic change, and the future of U.S.-Russia relations.
December 28, 2017
I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…
November 18, 2017
Robert Mugabe is finally falling from power, after 37 years of vicious dictatorship that ruined his country.
Why now? Was it the destruction of the economy? Jailing too many opponents? Too much in…
October 17, 2018
Doris Kearns Goodwin and Jay Winik discuss presidential leadership and the definitive qualities that presidents throughout history have exemplified to overcome adversity.
January 14, 2011
Tunisians shout slogans as they demonstrate against Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in Tunis on January 14, 2011 (STR New/Courtesy Reuters)
Freedom in the world is declining. Given Hillar…
April 13, 2017
Experts explore the lessons to be learned for U.S. policy from the quarter century since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Experts review Russia’s strategic objectives and foreign policy with Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the United States.
February 27, 2017
Experts discuss U.S. policy options toward Russia including continued sanctions, possible cooperation with Russia in Syria, and responding to increased tensions surrounding the ongoing conflict in Uk…
October 13, 2016
Experts discuss the policies and priorities of the Ronald Reagan administration and the lessons to be learned for U.S. foreign policy today.
June 16, 2016
CFR.org editor Bob McMahon and I recorded our annual summer reading episode of CFR’s “The World Next Week” podcast. Elizabeth Saunders, who is a Stanton nuclear security fellow this year at CFR and …