January 2, 2019U.S. Foreign Policy
After more than thirty years of federal government service, CFR's Michael P. Dempsey shares his reflections on the state of U.S. national security, global conflicts, and the U.S. intelligence communi…
December 27, 2018United States
Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2018 who through…
April 9, 2018China
As the United States courts a trade war with China, a timely new book by Foreign Affairs’ Executive Editor Daniel Kurtz-Phelan illuminates how U.S. policymakers have been vexed by relations with Chin…
December 20, 2018United States
With the U.S. national debt already exceeding $15 trillion, President Trump’s tax reform and budget deals with Congress have added to the country’s deficits. CFR explores the origins of the national debt, the risks it presents, and the outlook for change.
April 25, 2018Defense and Security
The U.S. military’s all-volunteer force has drawn on a shrinking pool of Americans, raising questions about the model’s viability.
December 4, 2018World Order
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took aim at the European Union and United Nations during a speech in Brussels, offering a disjointed rejoinder to straw man internationalism.
November 28, 2018Argentina
This week's G20 summit promises to be a dramatic spectacle. The ongoing U.S.-China trade war, a showdown in the Kerch Strait, and an international murder mystery will be among the intrigues.