February 13, 2020
India has become an important trading partner for the United States over the past two decades, but the relationship has been marred by long-standing disagreements on everything from dairy products to…
February 5, 2020
As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up, U.S. politics is getting harder and harder to explain to the rest of the world.
January 30, 2020
Find out where women around the world wield political power—and why it matters.
January 23, 2020
CFR invited the presidential candidates challenging President Trump in the 2020 election to articulate their positions on twelve critical foreign policy issues. Candidates’ answers are posted exactly…
January 13, 2020
Qassem Suleimani and Tehran have won the battle for Baghdad. U.S. policymakers should understand that—and leave.
January 4, 2020
The decision to kill Qassem Suleimani will likely force President Trump to devote additional resources to the Middle East at a time of growing concern about North Korea, Russia, and China.
January 3, 2020
The assassination of Qassem Suleimani may have been legally justifiable but was not strategically prudent.
December 18, 2019
The United States has dialed down both its presence and role in a region that it has dominated for nearly a half-century.
December 3, 2019
The Kurds have no choice but to always trust the United States—and to suffer the inevitable consequences.
November 11, 2019
The U.S. abdications of the Covenant of the League of Nations and the Paris climate accords may be remembered as bookends to the American century.