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February 10, 2017

United States
The Legal Fight Over Trump’s Authority

The battle over the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration raises weighty constitutional questions involving presidential power and the judiciary’s role in national security, explains …

August 20, 2014

Iraq
Can Iraq Save Itself?

As prime minister, Haider al-Abadi could lead Iraq in a positive direction, but long-term stability in the war-torn country will require political concessions from all factions, explains expert Ned P…

May 15, 2012

Conflict Prevention
Syria’s Bloody Stalemate

A brutal crackdown continues, the opposition resists a political solution, and a divided international community offers no new alternatives, says expert Peter Harling.

June 14, 2010

North Korea
Need For ’Robust’ Tack on North Korea

The Obama administration should mount a more vigorous effort to address North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, says Charles L. (Jack) Pritchard, co-chairman of a new CFR Independent Task Force report.

February 15, 2010

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Altering Afghanistan’s Balance of Power

The U.S.-led offensive against the Taliban stronghold of Marja is an important part of the "hold-and-build" strategy to extend Afghan government control into restive provinces, says CFR expert Max Bo…

October 15, 2009

Media
’Begin With the Young Generation’ to Sustain Future Foreign Correspondence

As part of the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship 60th Anniversary initiative current and former fellows discuss the stories that have had the most impact and present ideas for sustaining serious inte…

September 10, 2009

Media
’Dangerous Reporters’ and the Impact of International Journalism

As part of the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship 60th Anniversary initiative current and former fellows discuss the stories that have had the most impact and present ideas for sustaining serious inte…

July 29, 2009

Afghanistan
U.S. Needs a Stronger Commitment to Improving Afghan Governance

As military planners review strategy in the U.S.-led war effort in Afghanistan, CFR Senior Fellow Stephen Biddle says victory will be dependent on improving the capacity of the beleaguered Afghan gov…

April 2, 2009

Pakistan
Uncertainty About New U.S. Policy Toward Pakistan, Afghanistan

Defense expert Anthony H. Cordesman says President Obama "has outlined what many people feel is the best available strategy" on Afghanistan but that it will take many months to know how his plans wil…

November 12, 2008

United States
Presidents and the National Security Council

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…