July 16, 2013Americas
Recent revelations about U.S. surveillance activities in Latin America have provoked a range of negative responses from regional leaders, but the practical consequences will be marginal, says expert …
November 10, 2003Middle East and North Africa
Daniel Brumberg, an associate professor at Georgetown University and a specialist on democracy in the Middle East, says that President Bushs speech on the importance of democratizing the Arab …
February 10, 2006Palestinian Territories
Daniel Kurtzer, former U.S. ambassador to Israel, says the West should be flexible enought to preserve political engagement with the Palestinian Authority.
February 22, 2006Iran
Daniel Brumberg, an expert on democratic movements in the Middle East at Georgetown University, says Hamas’s victory in the recent parliamentary elections in the Palestinian Authority underscores the…
February 6, 2007Race and Ethnicity
A top U.S. State Department official on Balkan policy says Serbia must begin participating in final talks over the conditional independence of Kosovo or face increased isolation from Europe.
May 16, 2007Pakistan
Daniel Markey, a CFR South Asia expert, says a recent trip to Pakistan revealed deep official concerns that protests against the president could spiral out of control.
November 5, 2007Diplomacy and International Institutions
Daniel Markey, a former State Department specialist on South Asia, says Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf’s emergency decree runs the risk of alienating so many different opposition groups that a …
March 14, 2008Elections and Voting
Daniel Serwer, an Iraq expert at the U.S. Institute of Peace, sees encouraging signs of political compromise among Iraqi politicians.