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…
November 5, 2012Disasters
As the recovery from hurricane Sandy gets under way, CFR’s Michael A. Levi highlights three policy takeaways from the storm.
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.
April 6, 2011Japan
A week after Japan’s catastrophic earthquake and tsunami, Japanese officials struggle to contain a widening crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. CFR’s Senior Fellow for Energy and the Envir…