November 29, 2005
It is the question of the moment in Washington: How and when should the United States begin drawing down its forces in Iraq and turning over more responsibility for that nation’s security to local fo…
November 3, 2009
Ahead of President Obama’s Asia trip, CFR experts Sheila Smith, Joshua Kurlantzick, Elizabeth Economy, and Scott Snyder discuss what the president should focus on during his visit to Japan, Singapore…
October 8, 2005
Fears of bird flu dominated last week’s headlines. First, scientists announced their discovery October 5 that the 1918 outbreak of influenza, which killed 50 million people, was caused by bird flu th…
February 23, 2010
With some findings of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in question, four experts debate how much the premier climate science review panel may need to make changes.
February 14, 2011
The White House’s proposed budget for FY2012 tries to balance spending cuts with investment to boost competitiveness. CFR experts examine how well it handles deficit reduction, defense, foreign aid, …
March 10, 2009
Six experts weigh in on the consequences for the U.S. economy if Congress creates a greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system.
January 20, 2010
Four experts discuss how legal and political developments should affect the Obama administration’s promise to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
December 20, 2012
As China leaps into the new year with a new generation of leaders, four experts weigh in on what we can expect from the burgeoning power.
September 24, 2010
Four experts discuss the merits of the Obama administration’s proposed $60 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia.
December 19, 2013
Experts weigh in on what happened to Obama’s Asia "pivot" in 2013, and give their projections of what 2014 will bring for regional policy.