December 1, 2018
President George H.W. Bush’s many significant foreign policy achievements left the country and the world better off.
October 28, 2019
A recent spate of state laws to restrict abortion services in the United States has reignited debate over the procedure. How does the United States’ regulation of abortion compare to the rest of the …
December 3, 2019
The Kurds have no choice but to always trust the United States—and to suffer the inevitable consequences.
November 20, 2019
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…
December 4, 2019
Democracy does not die in the darkness so often anymore. It dies in the light, one election at a time, with voters embracing the populists and autocrats who promise to cut the red tape and deliver …
October 17, 2019
President Trump’s abandonment of the Kurds reinforced already existing doubts in the region and around the world that the United States remains a reliable ally.
September 30, 2019
After months of large-scale protests in Hong Kong, the city’s future as a bridge between mainland China and the outside world is in serious jeopardy. Fortunately, all sides share an interest in pursu…
September 26, 2019
The Chinese Communist Party has used arbitrary detention to maintain power since the People’s Republic of China was founded seventy years ago.
September 24, 2019
If the United States is done fighting for Saudi Arabia’s oil, it's done fighting for the entire region.
September 13, 2019
What happens within a country can no longer be considered its concern alone in a global age.