January 21, 2014Pakistan
As U.S. troops prepare to draw down from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, it is time for Washington to reorient its strategy for Pakistan, says CFR’s Daniel S. Markey.
October 25, 2013Global
The latest revelations about NSA surveillance have caused a growing number of states to focus on issues of privacy, governance, and the free flow of digital information, says CFR’s Karen Kornbluh.
March 20, 2014Ukraine
The turmoil in Ukraine highlights the need to promote democratic governance, strengthen civil society, and offer international support for countries in transition, says CFR’s Mark P. Lagon.
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.
September 6, 2013Global
U.S.-Russian disagreement over how to respond to the conflict in Syria is spurring further deterioration in the relationship between Moscow and Washington, says CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.