February 11, 2011
Events in Egypt highlight the need for the U.S. government to drop double standards on governance and human rights issues when dealing with friendly dictatorships, writes CFR’s Mark Lagon.
October 19, 2011
In this Markets and Democracy Brief, CFR’s Mark Lagon argues for a more consistent approach to human rights promotion than the United States has often pursued in the past.
March 29, 2012
In this Markets and Democracy Brief, Judith Kelley examines the achievements, shortcomings, and drawbacks of international election monitoring, arguing that it merits both enthusiasm and healthy skep…
December 5, 2011
Detainee policy that would mandate military custody for al-Qaeda suspects captured in the United States could have a detrimental impact on U.S. counterterrorism operations, say CFR legal experts Matt…
October 9, 2014
The Obama administration’s review of its nuclear spending will shape the country’s arsenal for decades to come and could be the president’s final chance to influence arms control, writes CFR’s Adam M…
August 4, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip to an Asian security meeting this week is an opportunity to encourage Southeast Asian countries to present a more united front in the face of Chinese assertivenes…
December 24, 2015
CFR’s Stewart M. Patrick previews major summits in the coming year.
June 30, 2017
Rodrigo Duterte’s chaotic strategy against Islamic State-linked groups in the Philippines might fail to defeat the most extreme militants while squandering the chance for peace.