August 29, 2013Syria
Any external military intervention in Syria in response to government use of chemical weapons will require persuasive arguments to prove legitimacy, says CFR’s Matthew Waxman.
February 6, 2013Terrorism and Counterterrorism
A leaked government document has recharged the controversy over the use of lethal force against U.S. citizens. CFR’s Matthew C. Waxman highlights three legal considerations.
March 27, 2012United States
CFR’s James M. Lindsay remembers President Lyndon B. Johnson’s announcement on March 31, 1968, that he would not seek reelection, and discusses the damage that foreign policy can do to a presidency.