October 3, 2008
Sen. John McCain’s Republican presidential campaign has a group of foreign policy advisers reflecting both realist and neoconservative views of the world.
February 22, 2008
A profile of the Doha round of World Trade Organization multilateral trade talks.
March 11, 2008
Estimates of the total long-term economic costs of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars vary wildly and remain hotly disputed among experts.
February 13, 2007
One year after the Dubai Ports World controversy, Congress is pushing legislation to reform the committee that reviews foreign investments in American companies. But some business groups think propos…
November 7, 2006
With U.S. forces mired in Iraq, the cost of war has escalated. But some critics decry the manner in which the war is being funded more than the price tag itself.
November 6, 2006
Counterterrorism agencies in the United States proudly point to the lack of a “second 9/11 attack” in response to critics of their methods. Here’s a look at the continuing debate over the proper orga…
June 16, 2006
Backgrounder: Some experts say a "Shiite crescent" holds the potential to transform Islamic politics in the coming years.
August 10, 2006
Al-Qaeda and Hezbollah are supposedly rival groups on opposite sides of sectarian lines. Yet recent statements from senior al-Qaeda leadership suggest a common enemy may be drawing them together, and…
June 13, 2006
As the Doha world trade talks founder, the United States has continued to pursue a growing number of bilateral deals. Some economists praise the trend as contributing to trade liberalization and mark…
May 19, 2006
Cyprus’ parliamentary elections are the first since the 2004 referendum on Kofi Annan’s plan for reunification was voted down, and the first since the country’s accession to the EU that same year. Th…