September 12, 2018Global
September 12, 2018—The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has launched a new weekly feature, CFR Quizzes, designed to promote a greater understanding of foreign policy and international relations. Ea…
June 12, 2018Palestinian Territories
I’ve written many times about the British royal family’s remarkable record of refusing to make an official visit to Israel while making scores of visits to Arab capitals. That will change in a matter…
September 7, 2018Cybersecurity
Can the country’s major digital platforms fight disinformation campaigns while facing the Trump administration’s charges of political bias?
September 7, 2018Niger
According to U.S. media, the Pentagon plan to withdraw nearly all American Special Forces from West Africa is accelerating. The New York Times, citing Pentagon officials, reports that if approved by Secretary of Defense James Mattis, the United States would close military outposts in Tunisia, Cameroon, Libya, and Kenya, and end the operations of seven of eight counterterrorism units operating in Africa. If these plans are approved by the Secretary of Defense, there would remain a “robust” military presence only in Somalia and Nigeria.
March 12, 2018World Trade Organization (WTO)
Why the WTO Can Survive the Trump Steel Tariffs
August 28, 2018U.S. Foreign Policy
After being away from Washington for a year, CFR's Michael P. Dempsey shares his reflections about the state of U.S. national security and highlights emerging trends and hotspots.