October 2, 2017
Elliott Abrams discusses his new book, Realism and Democracy: American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring.
August 20, 2014
As prime minister, Haider al-Abadi could lead Iraq in a positive direction, but long-term stability in the war-torn country will require political concessions from all factions, explains expert Ned P…
April 28, 2014
An array of internal challenges looms over Iraq’s future as the country votes in its first general election since the 2011 U.S. withdrawal, explains expert Ned Parker.
May 3, 2013
The political standoff between the Shiite government of Nuri al-Maliki and Sunni protestors is fueling growing instability in Iraq, which recorded its most violent month in five years, explains Iraq …
December 16, 2011
With the United States formally marking the end of the Iraq war, all U.S. combat troops are scheduled to withdraw by December 31. Listen to former National Security Council official Meghan O'Sullivan…
June 14, 2012
Ongoing violence and corruption in Iraq since the U.S. military pullout could augur a return to full-on sectarian strife and continued poor governance, says CFR’s Ned Parker.
December 28, 2011
As the last U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq this month, an emerging political battle among the country’s top leaders has raised concerns over its stability. It underscores the difficult road ahead for…
September 7, 2011
CFR’s Studies Program has added several scholars to its roster.
November 6, 2014
The Cold War has provided the grist for rich histories, enlightening memoirs, and terrific novels. It has also provided source material for some great movies. Here in alphabetical order are my ten fa…