March 23, 2015
Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew leaves behind a remarkable record of economic transformation, but the city-state faces a series of tests on the horizon, says CFR’s Karen Brooks.
January 12, 2015
The terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo could have a chilling effect on the coverage of Islam in certain countries, says expert Karin Karlekar.
May 21, 2014
Nuclear diplomacy between Iran and a group of major powers may miss a significant deadline in July, but both sides appear intent to continue, says expert George Perkovich.
September 26, 2012
The Afghan troop surge has ended and full U.S. military involvement is to sunset in 2014, leaving a fragile security situation and questions about the U.S. role, says CFR’s Max Boot.
August 13, 2012
The trial of a punk band in Russia reflects the Putin regime’s hard-line opinions on political dissent, and those views are shaping its foreign policy, says CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.
July 12, 2011
The United States should seize the opportunity to transform its relationship with Brazil to reflect its role as a world power, says David Rothkopf, member of a CFR Independent Task Force whose new re…
April 8, 2011
President Obama is right to balance U.S. national interests with democracy promotion in dealing with the Middle East, intervening in select cases and standing behind democracy advocates in others, sa…
March 2, 2011
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’s recent West Point speech promoted the need for better strategic thinking by the U.S. military to supplant a current emphasis on counterinsurgency tactics and natio…
October 27, 2009
Farah Pandith, U.S. special representative to the world’s Muslim communities, says the new position will aim to build constructive relationships with Muslims at all levels of society to counter extre…
June 3, 2008
Youssef Ibrahim, a risk consultant and the former Middle East correspondent for the New York Times, discusses the flood of money lining Persian Gulf coffers.