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June 12, 2024

Military Operations
Sea Power: The U.S. Navy and Foreign Policy

The U.S. Navy’s dominance of the world’s oceans has made it an indispensable foreign policy tool and a guarantor of global trade, but a mix of challenges is raising difficult questions about its futu…

Ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 sail in formation in the Mediterranean Sea.

June 11, 2024

United States
Foreign Policy at the U.S. National Political Conventions

Foreign policy issues regularly come to the fore at the national political conventions, especially during periods of global instability. Sometimes the events are marked by bitter disagreements within…

Delegates cheer on the floor of the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City.

May 21, 2024

Immigration and Migration
The Strategic Impact of the Global Movement of People: A Conversation With the Council of Councils

Foreign policy institute leaders from around the world discuss the dynamics of global migration, including the importance of international cooperation in managing both the documented and undocumented…

Play A group of Afghan children and women travel on a truck with their belongings along the Pakistan-Afghanistan Border.

June 4, 2024

Europe
Media Briefing: Biden in France, Future of Ukraine, and U.S.-Europe Relations

CFR experts discuss President Joe Biden's first state visit to France, U.S.-Europe relations, and the future of support to Ukraine.

Play French President Emmanuel Macron greets U.S. President Joe Biden during an official State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

May 29, 2024

Middle East and North Africa
Oil and National Security: U.S.-Middle East Relations

Steven Cook discusses the modern history of U.S. involvement in the Middle East and how economic interests, including secure access to oil reserves, continue to influence U.S. priorities in the regio…

Play US oil refinery at dawn.

June 11, 2024

China
A Real Pivot to Asia Is Critical to U.S. Interests, Blackwill and Fontaine Argue in New CFR Book

“Washington’s collective inability to respond adequately to growing Chinese power across the 2010s stands as perhaps the most consequential U.S. policy omission since 1945,” argue Ambassador Robert D…

June 11, 2024

RealEcon
Supporting American Small Businesses Against Foreign Threats

Small businesses are critical to U.S. national security. They’re also increasingly targeted by foreign cyberattacks. The federal government can do more to protect them.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees work inside the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington

June 12, 2024

Middle East and North Africa
CFR Fellows’ Book Launch Series: The End of Ambition: America’s Past, Present, and Future in the Middle East by Steven Cook

In The End of Ambition, Steven A. Cook boldly claims that despite setbacks and moral costs, the United States has had a record of success in the Middle East. Yet, beginning in the 1990s, those achiev…

Play Steven Cook speaks on CFR stage.

June 10, 2024

Malaysia
Anwar Struggles With Foreign Policy—and at Home

Despite his reformist credentials, Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has struggled to enact the policy transformation he promised.

Malaysian Prime Minister stands while speaking to a crowd wearing a keffiyah and white shirt.

June 4, 2024

Religion
Religion and Foreign Policy Webinar: USCIRF's 2024 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom

Stephen Schneck and Eric Ueland, commissioners of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), will join Elizabeth Cassidy, senior strategic advisor of USCIRF, to present…

Play Internally displaced persons react as Pope Francis arrives to meet them at the Freedom Hall during his apostolic journey, in Juba, South Sudan, February 4, 2023.