May 24, 2012Egypt
Egyptians’ first free presidential election is a test of the power of Islamist parties, and the new president will shape the country’s future by helping craft a new constitution as well as a new rela…
February 24, 2012Afghanistan
The protests sweeping Afghanistan over the burning of Qurans at a U.S. base may spread to other Muslim countries unless U.S. and NATO officials act swiftly, says CFR’s Ed Husain.
July 11, 2013Egypt
The Egyptian military’s seizure of power has prompted support from some wealthy Gulf states, criticism from Turkey, and caution from the United States, notes CFR’s Steven Cook.
March 6, 2012Budget, Debt, and Deficits
In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.