September 23, 2015
Alexis Tsipras’ return as Greek prime minister will do little to alter the country’s dire economic conditions, which require debt relief, says expert Eleni Panagiotarea.
August 20, 2013
Growing splits between Islamists and secularists in Egypt augur a sustained period of confrontation and unrest, says expert Jon B. Alterman.
May 28, 2013
President Obama’s counterterrorism speech made strides toward greater transparency but missed opportunities to articulate a vision for moving beyond a perpetual war footing, says CFR’s John Bellinger…
March 29, 2013
What is the Obama administration’s legal justification for targeted killings? CFR national security expert John Bellinger explores this question as well as others with significant implications for U…
January 31, 2013
Pyongyang appears determined to become a nuclear weapon state while still aiming to cultivate economic ties with the outside world, says expert Victor Cha.
October 13, 2011
It seems unlikely that the plot to kill a Saudi ambassador involved the highest levels of Iran’s government, says expert Kenneth Katzman, including the plan to use non-Muslim proxies to carry it out.
July 21, 2011
While Congress is likely to raise the U.S. debt ceiling ahead of the August 2 deadline, lawmakers will still need to hash out a long-term deficit-reduction package to avoid market disruption and pres…
April 26, 2011
Even as Syrian protesters call for the immediate ouster of President Bashar al-Assad, U.S. allies in the region prefer he hold on to power given their fears that a post-Assad Syria might empower Iran…
December 23, 2010
WikiLeaks’ publication of classified foreign policy cables highlights the continued power of traditional news media and the challenges journalists face from online groups that do not share their view…
May 11, 2010
In the event of a successful terrorist attack by Pakistan-based militants, U.S. actions toward Pakistan are limited, but the United States can help Pakistan intensify its fight against extremism, say…