June 19, 2018
The opening of a new U.S. diplomatic compound in Taipei doesn’t mark a major change in ties, but the Trump administration has taken new approaches to dealing with China over Taiwan.
December 28, 2016
The world has just experienced a watershed year for populist politics, with antiestablishment challengers winning elections and illiberal regimes modeling an alternative, says expert Yascha Mounk.
July 25, 2016
The recent rise in Islamist violence in Bangladesh is caught up in a polarizing political debate over the country’s identity.
July 12, 2016
Even as Iraqi special forces and Shia militias roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State, Baghdad has done little to address the underlying causes of Sunni militancy.
March 17, 2015
The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank seeks to address a critical infrastructure gap in the region, but it is also a challenge to the existing global economic order, says CFR’s Robert…
January 23, 2015
King Abdullah’s succession plan for Saudi Arabia’s aging leadership may be his most important legacy at a time of multiple crises in the Middle East, says expert Rachel Bronson.
June 5, 2013
The U.S. government needs to marshal its cybersecurity resources in support of the private sector and build alliances with international partners, says former CIA director Michael Hayden, member of a…
April 11, 2012
As the Supreme Court prepares to take on Arizona’s controversial immigration law and the Obama administration carries out nationwide sweeps, CFR’s Edward Alden says that comprehensive reform remains …
December 8, 2011
The eurozone and Saudi Arabia are elevated threats in 2012 under CFR’s new Preventive Priorities Survey, while Afghanistan and Sudan are reduced. CFR’s Micah Zenko discusses.
March 21, 2011
Egypt’s constitutional referendum passed in the country’s fairest polls in decades, but concern persists over the ability of non-democratic forces to gain the advantage in the next parliamentary and …