February 28, 2012
The UN Human Rights Council is emerging as an increasingly relevant player in the Syrian crisis. CFR’s Stewart M. Patrick highlights five things to know about the revived global human rights forum.
February 6, 2012
The Russian and Chinese veto of a UN Security Council resolution calling for an end to violence in Syria calls into question the viability of the Responsibility to Protect doctrine and poses a dilemm…
January 16, 2013
As French forces intervene in Mali to curtail rebel forces in the country’s northern region, CFR’s John Campbell highlights three things to know about Mali and the escalating conflict.
October 21, 2011
Senator Carl M. Levin (D-MI), chairman of the Armed Services Committee, discusses U.S. involvement in Libya following Qaddafi’s death, as well as progress in Afghanistan and possible federal budget s…
October 20, 2011
Robert Danin, CFR’s senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies, argues that the international community needs to remain involved in Libya after Qaddafi’s death.