May 2, 2011
Osama bin Laden’s death is a real and symbolic blow to al-Qaeda, and its stature in the Middle East is already diminished by the pro-democracy movements in the region, but the group remains lethal. S…
September 1, 2016
The Authorization for the Use of Military Force, passed by Congress in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks, has been cited by the Bush and Obama administrations as sanctioning …
July 5, 2017
Will the leaders' gathering in Hamburg find consensus on pressing global economic issues? Experts from many of the group's member states assess prospects.
December 14, 2016
How will President-Elect Trump follow up the Obama administration’s Asia pivot? Five Asia experts reflect on the region’s top priorities.
June 8, 2011
U.S. drone strikes and "kill/capture" missions against al-Qaeda operatives, particularly in Pakistan and Yemen, have gained new attention and notoriety this spring. Four experts debate the legality a…
January 20, 2010
Four experts discuss how legal and political developments should affect the Obama administration’s promise to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
September 13, 2013
Experts from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East reflect on the impact and legacy of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy five years ago.
March 16, 2012
Prices at the pump are emerging as a significant U.S. election issue. Five experts offer a range of policy options, from lowering regulations to encouraging less consumption.
October 11, 2012
The IMF and World Bank leaders meet in Tokyo this week for their fall meetings. Four experts discuss the failure of IMF leaders to implement agreed-upon governance reform.
December 17, 2013
Afghanistan faces a critical year as NATO-led troops draw down, international aid drops, and elections could deliver the country’s first democratic transfer of power. Five experts weigh Afghanistan’s…