July 10, 2017
Despite a verbal commitment to international standards, the Chinese government lacks the political will to take on trafficking and protect broader human rights.
March 13, 2017
An escalation in U.S. counterterrorism strikes is unlikely to degrade the country’s al-Qaeda affiliate and a two-year-long Saudi-led air campaign is no closer to defeating Houthi rebels, says Ambassa…
October 28, 2016
If President Xi Jinping hopes to extend his leadership beyond two terms, he must prevent the Communist Party from selecting a successor in the coming months.
August 3, 2016
Despite facing territorial losses, the Islamic State shows no sign of relenting in its campaign to spread terror beyond Iraq and Syria, says journalist Rukmini Callimachi.
November 14, 2013
China’s Third Plenum failed to clarify how the country’s new leadership will advance economic reforms in the years ahead, says CFR’s Elizabeth Economy.
April 5, 2013
Secretary of State John Kerry is launching new Mideast shuttle diplomacy, but President Obama’s commitment to brokering an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement remains to be seen, says expert Martin I…
November 19, 2009
CFR’s Elizabeth Economy says President Obama’s first trip to Asia raised his credibility as a partner in the region and exposed insecurities among China’s leadership.
November 12, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama assembles his national security team at a time when responsibility for foreign policymaking has shifted increasingly to the White House, says Carnegie Endowment scholar D…
August 28, 2007
The official in charge of running U.S. public diplomacy, Karen Hughes, says her insights as a roving ambassador increasingly help shape Bush administration policy.
April 11, 2007
David Albright, a well-known expert on Iranian and North Korean nuclear programs, says although Iran is making some progress toward developing a uranium-enrichment program, it has achieved “a lot les…