November 24, 2008
Russia’s toughest economic challenge since the collapse of 1998 could lead it to a less confrontational foreign policy and a loss of international standing, writes CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.
June 18, 2009
In the next military budget Congress must provide funding for a wholesale shift toward counterinsurgency to win two wars. At the same time, policymakers must be mindful of the need for another transf…
June 18, 2010
The upcoming G8 and G20 conferences mark a shift to a "multipolar age," particularly if the G20 is able to agree on a continuing path to a stable global recovery, says CFR’s Stewart Patrick.
June 23, 2010
Russia’s inaction in response to Kyrgyzstan’s ethnic violence reflects a deeper problem with international cooperation, writes CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.
June 24, 2010
The G20 meetings in Toronto will be marked by competing agendas on global growth and strengthening global financial supervision. This Backgrounder looks at the chief policy concerns of each.
December 13, 2010
U.S. strategy in Afghanistan should be in line with the Obama administration’s political goals of defeating al-Qaeda rather than devoting resources to long-term nation building, says CFR’s Gian Genti…
April 8, 2011
Peru’s presidential elections are shaping up as a four-way race of familiar faces with major consequences for the country’s reformist path, writes CFR’s Joel Hirst.
September 20, 2011
This year’s daunting UN challenges for President Obama: navigating the Palestinian statehood thicket and convincing Americans that UN diplomacy matters, writes CFR’s Stewart Patrick.
October 25, 2011
In this Markets and Democracy Brief, CFR’s John Campbell and Asch Harwood note the potential dangers of elections in weak and divided African countries, but they urge continued U.S. support for elect…
April 12, 2012
The summit in Colombia offers Washington an opportunity to boost growing economic ties amid ongoing disputes with regional partners over Cuba and the legalization of illicit drugs, writes CFR’s Shann…