May 24, 2022Ukraine
Ukraine has rejected recent calls by the West for it to settle its war with Russia. Ukrainian leaders believe they have a chance to reclaim territory lost in the early fighting—and that they can do s…
September 22, 2021France
AUKUS, a deal for the United States and United Kingdom to provide Australia with submarines, has infuriated France at a time when transatlantic coordination to deal with China’s rise is crucial.
April 23, 2012Elections and Voting
Following the first round of France’s presidential election, CFR’s Charles A. Kupchan discusses Nicolas Sarkozy’s chances and the potential impact of a Francois Hollande win on transatlantic ties and…
February 18, 2021United States
President Biden has vowed to diversify the top ranks of government agencies. The small and shrinking number of senior Black diplomats, in particular, could undermine U.S. foreign policy goals.