January 17, 2014Central African Republic
The crisis in the Central African Republic has reignited, threatening regional long-term peace and stability unless a neutral transitional administration is formed, says CFR’s John Campbell.
February 15, 2013Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
North Korea’s third successful nuclear test has been widely condemned by the international community. CFR’s Paul Stares highlights three things to know about the test and its implications for nuclear…
March 6, 2012Budget, Debt, and Deficits
In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.
May 26, 2011Sudan
Escalating fighting in Sudan’s disputed border region of Abyei "has the potential, the threat, of growing into something much larger that could in fact endanger the peace agreements between the North…