July 21, 2011
The Pentagon’s new strategy for operating in cyberspace breaks little ground and offers few specifics, says CFR’s Adam Segal. While the last six months have been busy for U.S. cybersecurity policy, h…
June 14, 2011
Though Standard and Poor’s ranks Greece as the world’s lowest-rated economy, calling into question the eurozone’s future, economist Iain Begg says the debt crisis will paradoxically have the effect o…
April 19, 2011
NATO’s failure to apply sufficient military force to oust Libya’s leader and protect civilians is a blow to the credibility of the alliance and the United States, says expert Robert E. Hunter.
March 25, 2011
President Obama’s decision to intervene in Libya is hobbled by poor timing and muddled objectives, but charges that the war is illegal are unfounded, says CFR’s James Lindsay.
December 17, 2010
The WikiLeaks’ controversy reveals inconsistencies in the U.S. government’s approach to Internet speech and the responsibilities of private companies in control of what is now considered public space…
November 5, 2010
GOP election gains make it less likely Congress will enact needed deficit cuts and more fiscal stimulus, and the Fed’s quantitative easing plan could create new bubbles, says CFR Distinguished Visiti…
September 13, 2010
Foreign policy is taking a backseat to the economy in the midterm elections, says CFR’s James Lindsay, with issues like START, immigration, and trade on hold.
August 30, 2010
Severe political constraints on Israeli and Palestinian leaders cloud the prospects for progress in direct talks due to start later this week, says CFR’s Steven A. Cook.
July 8, 2010
German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces dwindling support because of "dithering" on the euro crisis and Germans’ opposition to having troops in Afghanistan, says Germany expert William Drozdiak.
October 23, 2009
Asia policy expert Michael Green says the Obama administration is taking a cautious approach to any bilateral talks on North Korea’s denuclearization, noting Pyongyang’s backsliding after the Bush ad…