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June 4, 2008

CFR News
Daniel Senor Joins Council’s Mideast Studies Program

Daniel Senor, an expert on Iraq, Israeli-Palestinian relations, and Middle East and Persian Gulf geopolitics, security, and economics, has joined the Council as adjunct senior fellow for Middle East …

November 30, 2018

Venezuela
Venezuela: The Rise and Fall of a Petrostate

Venezuela’s descent into economic and political chaos in recent years is a cautionary tale of the dangerous influence that resource wealth can have on developing countries.

Claudia Daut/Reuters

November 26, 2018

Nicaragua
Nicaragua in Crisis: What to Know

Political and economic unrest in Nicaragua could stoke the flames in a region where insecurity has forced tens of thousands to flee in recent years.

Jorge Cabrera/Reuters

November 15, 2018

United States
Presidents and War Powers

PDF Version. A review of Michael Beschloss, “Presidents of War” (Crown Books, 2018).  *** The U.S. Constitution vests the president with “executive power” and provides that “The President sh…

Lectern with presidential seal

April 18, 2017

Global
A Conversation With Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman discusses insights from behavioral economics.

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October 22, 2018

North Korea
Defining Diplomacy Down

The United States and South Korea are reluctant to give North Korea a test that it might fail.

Trump Kim

October 6, 2009

Israel
Start-Up Nation

Read an excerpt of Start-Up Nation. "The West needs innovation; Israel's got it," write Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Adjunct Senior Fellow Dan Senor and the Jerusalem Post's Saul Singer, in …

July 23, 2008

Elections and Voting
Obama’s Travels: Some Good News and Some Risks

Daniel Senor, a former foreign policy adviser for the Bush administration, says Sen. Barack Obama’s trip to Iraq and Afghanistan produced a mix of risks and benefits.

October 8, 2018

United States
The White House National Cyber Strategy: Continuity with a Hint of Hyperbole

There seems to be a general consensus that the White House's new cyber strategy is a continuation of existing policy. However, the us-versus-them approach the strategy takes could pose a problem. 

The White House

October 5, 2018

International Law
Thoughts on the ICJ’s Decision in Iran v United States and the Trump Administration’s Treaty Withdrawals

The following is a guest post by John B. Bellinger III, adjunct senior fellow for international and national security law at the Council on Foreign Relations. This post originally ran on Lawfare. …

A general view shows the International Court of Justice in The Hague