September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018—Former diplomat and Middle East expert Martin Indyk will join the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) this month as a distinguished fellow and director of executive education, based…
June 14, 2018
The United States Army celebrates its 243nd birthday today. If you see an active duty, former, or retired member of the United States Army today, wish their service Happy Birthday.
The Army websit…
Teaching Notes for A Great Place to Have a War, written by CFR Senior Fellow Joshua Kurlantzick, on the story of the CIA's covert war in Laos during the Vietnam War.
May 14, 2018
Teaching Notes for Taming the Sun, written by CFR Fellow Varun Sivaram
May 7, 2018
Teaching Notes for The Marshall Plan, written by CFR Senior Fellow Benn Steil
January 6, 2010
President Obama says "systemic failures" contributed to the Christmas Day airliner plot, but CFR’s Steven Simon says given the huge volume of intelligence analyzed daily, reforms won’t come easily.
March 23, 2018
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has introduced audacious economic policies to combat deflation, but the U.S. withdrawal from TPP and other factors have complicated his efforts.
President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to consolidate power amid a deepening economic and humanitarian crisis have drawn widespread international condemnation.
March 12, 2018
Hobbled by foreign interventions, political instability, and natural disasters, the former French colony has long suffered from underdevelopment.
December 28, 2017
I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…