January 2, 2018
But things are likely to get much, much worse before they—eventually—get better.
November 8, 2017
With a bold modernization project, Saudi Arabia is embarking on reforms U.S. policymakers have been urging for decades. The crown prince’s recent crackdown could undermine this crucial effort.
January 10, 2018
CFR's Philip Gordon and Ray Takeyh join James M. Lindsay to discuss political unrest in Iran and the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
May 1, 2017
Iran’s May 19 election will pit Ibrahim Raisi, a hard-line protégé of the supreme leader, against the more centrist incumbent, Hassan Rouhani, in a contest that may hinge on the perceived economic im…
This post is co-authored by Karen Karniol-Tambour, Head of Investment Research at Bridgewater Associates.
Several positive macroeconomic trends suggest that the global economy could finally be in …
December 27, 2017
Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2017 who through…
May 25, 2017
The reelection of Iran’s Hassan Rouhani, as well as U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s strong affirmation of ties with Sunni Arab states, sets the stage for an intense new round of competition in the M…
November 14, 2017
Before giving machines a sense of morality, humans have to first define morality in a way computers can process. A difficult but not impossible task.
September 29, 2017
Who knew that Leonard Cohen flew to Israel during the conflict to sing to Israeli troops?
From Disaster to (Limited) Victory.
An Egyptian officer’s view of the Ramadan War.