September 22, 2020United Nations
President Trump's virtual address to the UN General Assembly was shallow, unpersuasive, and exaggerated his domestic and international achievements.
September 23, 2020Space
The Trump administration's newly issued directive on cybersecurity policy for outer space is another small step towards taking cyber threats to U.S. space systems seriously.
September 11, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what is being said about foreign policy on the campaign trail. This week: For all of its surprises, 2020 is shaping up as a traditional campaign year in one important respect.
September 11, 2020Americas
Interim President Jeanine Áñez’s decision to postpone Bolivia’s election twice has sparked protests, revealing the threat COVID-19 poses to democratic governance worldwide.
September 3, 2020Women and Women's Rights
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is back in the headlines with new ferocity. Following Virginia’s ratification earlier this year, the House of Representatives moved swiftly to grant the amendment a n…
July 23, 2020Americas
The pandemic has worsened all the factors driving migrants north, not least from Mexico.
June 22, 2020Saudi Arabia
Amir Asmar is a Department of Defense analyst and CFR’s national intelligence fellow. Throughout his intelligence career, his primary area of focus has been the Middle East. He held a wide range of a…