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April 27, 2015

United States
Cybersecurity Debate: Three Things to Know

The White House and Congress have several differences to reconcile on cybersecurity legislation, explains CFR’s Robert Knake.

August 4, 2014

The Israel-Gaza Crisis: Three Things to Know

The violence in Gaza is likely to continue until a third party brokers a deal that allows both Israel and Hamas to claim successes as a result of the bloodshed, says CFR’s Robert Danin.

April 25, 2014

Sanctions Against Russia: Three Things to Know

Ukraine’s intensifying crisis has the Obama administration hinting at tougher sanctions against Russia, which could threaten Moscow’s ability to trade and invest, says CFR’s Robert Kahn.

October 2, 2013

United States
U.S. Government Shutdown: Three Things to Know

A short U.S. government shutdown will likely have a limited effect on the economy but will be followed by a protracted debate over increasing the debt limit, which may result in the government’s defa…

July 25, 2013

Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations: Three Things to Know

Peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians have relaunched, ensuring major new challenges for both parties and the United States, says CFR’s Robert Danin.

July 18, 2013

China’s Slowing Growth: Three Things to Know

With a slowing economy, China’s continued growth will largely depend on Beijing’s policy decisions, says CFR’s Robert Kahn.

July 15, 2014

The Sunni-Shia Divide

This video is part of the Council on Foreign Relations’ InfoGuide Presentation, "The Sunni-Shia Divide."

March 27, 2013

Cyprus’s Bailout: Three Things to Know

Cyprus’s last-minute bailout deal highlights the vulnerabilities in the island nation’s financial system, as well as the flaws in the eurozone’s ability to effectively respond to banking crises, says…

March 19, 2013

Israel’s New Government: Three Things to Know

Israel’s new coalition government is widely divided on prospects for peace with the Palestinians, but the coalition is likely to last longer than many expect, says CFR’s Robert M. Danin.

March 8, 2013

Congresses and Parliaments
The Sequester: Three Things to Know

Short Description: The automatic cuts in U.S. federal government spending, known as the "sequester," will negatively impact the U.S. economy in the short run and will not solve the long-term challeng…