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November 3, 2009

Asia
President Obama Tours Asia

Ahead of President Obama’s Asia trip, CFR experts Sheila Smith, Joshua Kurlantzick, Elizabeth Economy, and Scott Snyder discuss what the president should focus on during his visit to Japan, Singapore…

November 24, 2009

Pakistan
The al-Qaeda-Taliban Nexus

The threat posed by the al-Qaeda-Taliban relationship is a crucial element in U.S. strategic planning in Afghanistan. Four experts explore the changing nature of these sometimes murky ties.

February 23, 2010

Climate Change
How to Fix Climate Science Reporting

With some findings of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in question, four experts debate how much the premier climate science review panel may need to make changes.

February 10, 2011

United States
Does Healthcare Reform Help U.S. Business?

Four experts weigh in on whether the 2010 healthcare reform law helps U.S. business competitiveness globally.

February 14, 2011

United States
The U.S. Budget’s Tightrope Act

The White House’s proposed budget for FY2012 tries to balance spending cuts with investment to boost competitiveness. CFR experts examine how well it handles deficit reduction, defense, foreign aid, …

May 27, 2009

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
The North Korean Puzzle

North Korea’s nuclear test raises new concerns about its nuclear capabilities, regime succession, and the limits of both international pressure and engagement. Four experts address the policy options…

May 17, 2011

Pakistan
Should U.S. Continue Aid to Pakistan?

Osama bin Laden’s death has raised pointed questions over the legitimacy of Pakistan’s counterterrorism efforts and the viability of its relationship with the United States. Four experts discuss whet…

June 23, 2011

Afghanistan
Gauging the U.S. Commitment in Afghanistan

Did President Obama’s troop drawdown plan for Afghanistan undercut the campaign against the Taliban or was it too limited to meet U.S. goals? CFR President Richard N. Haass and Senior Fellow Max Boot…

March 8, 2010

United States
The Immigration Economy

Four experts debate whether Obama’s immigration reform plan, including an expanded path to legalization, would help or harm U.S. workers and economic growth.  

December 2, 2009

Afghanistan
Assessing the Afghan Surge

In his address to the nation on Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama laid out a strategy he says will turn the tides in the faltering Afghan war effort. Five experts analyze his approach.