August 4, 2009
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s seven-nation trip to Africa will highlight U.S. security concerns from Somalia to Nigeria and expand on efforts to engage leading African states on governance and…
April 22, 2009
CFR’s Princeton Lyman says deep economic challenges confront South Africa’s presumed next president, Jacob Zuma, but there are also opportunities for improved U.S. ties.
June 29, 2015
As election season approaches, and global crises in Greece and elsewhere intensify, U.S. foreign policy is in a state of drift that puts the United States at the risk of falling behind its rivals, sa…
October 24, 2012
Unlike Germany, France under the leadership of François Hollande has failed to articulate a long-term vision for Europe, says the Peterson Institute’s Jacob Funk Kirkegaard.
March 10, 2010
An Israeli announcement of more housing construction in East Jerusalem became the focus of Vice President Biden’s Middle East trip, but CFR’s Jacob Walles thinks the "proximity talks" starting next w…
October 6, 2011
As Greece inches closer to defaulting on its pile of sovereign debt, European leaders must move quickly to recapitalize the continent’s exposed banking sector, says EU economics expert Jacob Funk Kir…
June 20, 2012
G20 members meeting in Mexico won a commitment on banking sector integration despite limited influence on eurozone politics, says expert Jacob Funk Kirkegaard.