November 19, 2008United States
CFR Senior Fellow Laurie Garrett writes that the United States cannot afford to reduce its foreign assistance spending, even though it faces its toughest budgetary challenge since the Great Depressio…
March 23, 2009Human Rights
CFR’s Stewart Patrick and Kaysie Brown argue that the United States must take a hard line with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir if it hopes to end the crisis in Darfur.
May 12, 2009Human Rights
The election of the United States to the much criticized UN Human Rights Council must be used by Washington to help revive the UN’s entire rights architecture, writes CFR’s Kara McDonald.
December 22, 2009United States
The time is ripe for President Obama to press for Senate passage of the Law of the Sea Convention and expand U.S. influence on oceans governance, write Scott Borgerson and Thomas Pickering.