January 7, 2008Elections and Voting
Elizabeth Fuller, an expert on Georgian affairs for RFE/RL, says Georgia’s president faces significant problems despite his apparent win in recent presidential elections.
June 16, 2008Europe
Charles A. Kupchan, CFR’s top Europe expert, says President Bush’s farewell trip to Europe produced statements of friendship and partnership hard to imagine a few short years ago.
March 27, 2007Iran
A top national security expert, Robert E. Hunter, says it’s time for the United States to offer Iran security guarantees to win concessions on its nuclear program.
August 23, 2006Iran
Michael A. Levi, a CFR expert on nuclear issues, says Iran’s response to the Security Council’s demand to halt its nuclear processing in return for concessions appears to be a compromise between hard…
July 2, 2008Russia
Stephen Sestanovich, CFR’s top Russia expert, says that after two months as Russia’s new president, Dmitri Medvedev "has not replaced Putin as president. He’s only assumed the title."
July 3, 2007Defense Technology
Stephen Sestanovich, CFR’s top Russia expert, says the informal summit at Kennebunkport, Maine, restored nuclear issues as “the core of the relationship.”
September 18, 2006Global
Lee Feinstein, an expert on U.S. foreign policy and the United Nations, says the sixty-first UN General Assembly session faces “a number of huge issues, any one of which in a different year would be …
September 12, 2006Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
David Albright, a well-known expert on Iran’s nuclear program, has published the hitherto secret Iranian response to the UN Security Council’s demand that it suspend its uranium enrichment program. H…