January 16, 2020
The Trump administration recognizes the China challenge, but it needs a grand strategy. Blackwill recommends decisive action, sustained diplomacy, collaboration among branches of the U.S. government,…
April 15, 2019
President Donald J. Trump’s actions have often been rash, ignorant, and chaotic. Yet some of his individual foreign policies are substantially better than his opponents assert.
November 14, 2016
The U.S. relationship with Israel is in trouble. Robert D. Blackwill and Philip H. Gordon offer six core policy proposals to repair, redefine, and invigorate the partnership.
November 26, 2013
Following the recent endorsement of the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement by Afghanistan's Loya Jirga, a new CFR report from the Center for Preventive Action (CPA) outlines th…
June 2, 2011
When the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was established more than twenty years ago, the international community had little experience prosecuting the per…
March 1, 2011
The drug war in Mexico has caused some U.S. analysts to view Mexico as a failed or failing state. While these fears are exaggerated, the problems of widespread crime and violence, governm…
June 11, 2008
Foreign investment has been a principal engine of global economic growth in recent years.
Foreign investment, though, is not immune to the sort of resistance that we are seeing wi…
February 16, 2007
Three years ago, the Council on Foreign Relations launched a commission to examine U.S. policy in the Andean region and the Colombian conflict.
The result, Andes 2020: A New Strategy f…
November 15, 2006
The conversation on American competitiveness is often intertwined with the conversation on innovation.
The liberalization of trade and the increasing influence of emerging markets such…
July 25, 2006
The Dubai Ports World controversy has shed light on the tensions between Congress and the executive branch over the appropriate balance between foreign investment and national security.