May 11, 2004
As a victim of terrorism and the strongest supporter of U.S. counterterrorism policy among the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the Philippines already plays a vital…
September 27, 2004
Ten years after the Rwandan genocide, the tragically slow global response to the unrest in Sudan’s Darfur region shows that the international community still lacks the capacity to deal ef…
April 25, 2005
Iraq's election on January 30 was an important step in the country's political transition.
Still it is essential to keep a sense of perspective. In a democracy, power is distributed am…
June 8, 2005
The price of U.S. and EU inaction in the western Balkans was amply illustrated in the 1990s, as opportunities for preventive action were squandered and the former Yugoslavia descended int…
September 30, 2005
Twenty years ago, the United States was the world’s largest creditor nation, unsurpassed in its ownership of assets outside of its borders, even after deducting what foreigners owned insi…
June 1, 2006
The emerging schism between the West and the Islamic world makes America’s relationship with Turkey—a Western-oriented, democratizing Muslim country—more important than ever.
March 1, 2006
A nuclear attack by terrorists against the United States has the potential to make the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, look like a historical footnote.
In addition to the imme…
February 16, 2007
Three years ago, the Council on Foreign Relations launched a commission to examine U.S. policy in the Andean region and the Colombian conflict.
The result, Andes 2020: A New Strategy f…
December 14, 2006
The greater Horn of Africa—including Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, and Uganda—is a region of strategic importance. It is also a region in crisis.
June 22, 2007
The openness of the United States to trade and technological innovation, as well as the flexibility of its labor market, has fueled impressive growth.
In such an economy, workers are…