April 1, 2009Middle East and North Africa
CFR Senior Fellow Steven A. Cook argues that in an era of diminished resources for the United States, Turkey can play a critical and constructive role in the Middle East.
May 12, 2009Human Rights
The election of the United States to the much criticized UN Human Rights Council must be used by Washington to help revive the UN’s entire rights architecture, writes CFR’s Kara McDonald.
September 22, 2009Diplomacy and International Institutions
Surveys during the past decade show consistent support among Americans for the UN’s role in the world order but also worry about its dysfunctions. CFR’s Stewart Patrick says President Barack Obama sh…