September 16, 2019
CFR invited the presidential candidates challenging President Trump in the 2020 election to articulate their positions on twelve critical foreign policy issues. Candidates’ answers are posted exactly…
December 4, 2019
The benefits of their personal relationship are clear for the Turkish president. But the U.S. president has his reasons, too.
December 3, 2019
The Turkish president’s war will likely fail because he doesn’t know what he wants.
The Kurds have no choice but to always trust the United States—and to suffer the inevitable consequences.
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince will take money from investors in the national oil company—but he’ll be giving up far more than he thinks.
November 20, 2019
November 18, 2019
We are entering a new and dangerous period of nuclear competition.
Democracy does not die in the darkness so often anymore. It dies in the light, one election at a time, with voters embracing the populists and autocrats who promise to cut the red tape and deliver …
October 14, 2019
A major new report about the Syrian war raises the question of whether Washington ever cared about it in the first place.
September 30, 2019
After months of large-scale protests in Hong Kong, the city’s future as a bridge between mainland China and the outside world is in serious jeopardy. Fortunately, all sides share an interest in pursu…