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March 13, 2017

Yemen
The Futility of Force in Yemen

An escalation in U.S. counterterrorism strikes is unlikely to degrade the country’s al-Qaeda affiliate and a two-year-long Saudi-led air campaign is no closer to defeating Houthi rebels, says Ambassa…

February 23, 2015

Global
Play Oil_Symposium_Session-Three.jpg Geopolitical Implications of the Oil Price Plunge

Michael Gfoeller David Goldwyn, and Angela E. Stent joins CFR's Michael A. Levi to discuss the geopolitical implications of low oil prices.

February 23, 2015

Global
Geopolitical Implications of the Oil Price Plunge

Michael Gfoeller, advisor at The Chertoff Group, David Goldwyn, president of Goldwyn Global Strategies, and Angela E. Stent, professor at Georgetown University, join CFR’S Michael A. Levi, David M. R…

January 21, 2014

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Members of the United Nations Security Council raise their hands as they vote unanimously to approve a resolution eradicating Syria's chemical arsenal in New York In Search of “the International Community”

“The international community” is among the most commonly invoked and most frequently vilified phrases in world politics. As Tod Lindberg points out in a new CFR working paper, “Making Sense of the In…

September 23, 2013

International Organizations
UNGAopening High Stakes UN Diplomacy on Syria and Iran

Two issues will dominate this week’s annual summit of world leaders as the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) kicks off its sixty-eighth session in New York. The first is Syria, whose government …

October 23, 2011

Saudi Arabia
Guest Post: The Demise of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan Guest Post: The Demise of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan

  Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Sultan (Fahad Shadeed/Courtesy Reuters) My good friend and guest blogger Rachel Bronson weighs in on Saudi Crown Prince Sultan’s death and Saudi succession.  Although t…

May 2, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: Cabinet Ministers

This publication is now archived. Who are the cabinet ministers in the new Iraqi government?Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has filled all but one of the 32 ministerial cabinet slots and named thre…

October 17, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Testimony before the Congressional Anti-Terrorist Finance Task Force

Acting Majority Leader Blunt, Congresswoman Kelly, Congresswoman Maloney, thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today about Saudi Arabia’s role in terrorist financing. As you may know I hav…