September 10, 2019Election 2020
The Democratic and Republican presidential contenders have begun defining their approach to major foreign policy issues as they jockey for position in their parties’ primaries.
September 9, 2019Afghanistan
President Trump’s announcement to halt peace talks in Afghanistan gives U.S. negotiators a chance to correct three critical mistakes.
September 3, 2019Women and Women's Rights
As Congress argues over the 2020 defense authorization bill, there is one issue that should provide common ground: the benefits of investing in women’s contributions to security. The House has alread…
September 10, 2019Diplomacy and International Institutions
As the United States abandons multilateral commitments, other Western democracies are looking to fill the void of leadership.
August 29, 2019Central America
Washington is hoping it can force asylum seekers to stay south of the border.
August 27, 2019United States
With the U.S. national debt already exceeding $16 trillion, President Trump’s tax reform and budget deals with Congress have added to the country’s deficits. CFR explores the origins of the national debt, the risks it presents, and the outlook for change.