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March 16, 2015

United States
Taking the United States 'Beyond Traffic'

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx describes his department's thirty-year "Beyond Traffic" framework.

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June 14, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Nuhu Ribadu and Political Action in Nigeria

This is a guest post by Charlotte Renfield-Miller; a master of arts in law and diplomacy candidate at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy specializing in development economics and human security…

Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) presidential candidate and former anti-corruption chief Nuhu Ribadu speaks during the flag-off of the ACN governorship campaign in Lagos March 5, 2011.

April 23, 2013

Defense and Security
What Should Washington Do About Rising Tensions in the East China Sea?

The great English novelist  Charlotte Brontë once complained, “I can be on guard against my enemies, but God deliver me from my friends!” Obama administration officials today have some sympathy for M…

Chinese marine surveillance ships patrol the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea (Kyodo/Courtesy Reuters).

August 17, 2006

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Profile: Imad Mugniyah

Examining the life and tactics of Imad Fayez Mugniyah, the Hezbollah military mastermind killed in Damascus on February 13, 2008. Before 9/11, Mugniyah was said to be responsible for the deaths of mo…

August 30, 2012

Elections and Voting
You’re Invited: DNC Energy Events

I’ll be in Charlotte for part of next week to speak at a couple events at the Democratic National Convention (DNC). Both are open to the public – come by if you’re in town. On September 4, I’ll be p…

September 7, 2012

Defense and Security
Foreign Policy and Campaign 2012

CFR.org just posted an interview I did with former New York Times correspondent Bernard Gwertzman looking at the role foreign policy will likely play in the remaining two months of the presidential c…

President Obama waves as he arrives to address delegates at the Democratic National Convention. (Jason Reed/ courtesy Reuters)

February 19, 2013

Diplomacy and International Institutions
HBO History Makers Series with Madeleine K. Albright

The Home Box Office History Makers Series focuses particular attention on the contributions made by a prominent individual at a critical juncture in international relations.

February 19, 2013

Diplomacy and International Institutions
HBO History Makers Series with Madeleine K. Albright

Madeleine K. Albright discusses world affairs and her career in U.S. government.

August 23, 2012

United States
Global Views on Foreign Policy and the U.S. Conventions

Experts from three countries offer their views about the role foreign policy might play in U.S. political conventions and what interest there is from the perspective of their countries.

December 31, 1969

United States
American Decline or Economic Renewal?

Experts discuss CFR's Renewing America initiative issues: the U.S. fiscal cliff, government regulations, the state of U.S. infrastructure, and the economic consequences of political polarization.