May 12, 2016
China’s flagship investment project in Pakistan could provide a much needed economic spark, but significant security and political challenges loom.
May 8, 2017
As tensions in Northeast Asia grow over Pyongyang’s nuclear pursuits, collective action is the only way to bring stability to the region.
February 23, 2017
Without a major surge in force levels, the best outcome that the United States can hope for in Afghanistan is that the Taliban will tire of fighting and pursue peace, writes CFR’s Max Boot.
March 27, 2009
President Obama’s first major overseas summits are shadowed by disputes with European allies over stimulus plans and commitment to the Afghan war. He should seize the opportunity to appeal for a stro…
November 4, 2009
The fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago marked a triumph of the U.S. strategy of containment. But U.S. policymakers have been struggling to establish new guidelines for confronting the world’s compl…
November 13, 2008
CFR’s James Goldgeier and Charles Kupchan discuss the effect of the global financial crisis on Europe.
October 7, 2015
One of the most contentious issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations is related to intellectual property and medicines. CFR’s Laurie Garrett reviews the intensifying debate among industry…
June 9, 2014
Syria’s civil war poses an expanding threat to the region and beyond. Washington should seize the opportunity that still exists to weaken the Assad regime, writes CFR’s Elliott Abrams.
September 5, 2013
The Obama administration has a tremendous opportunity to forge a new approach on tobacco that balances U.S. mandates on trade with its obligations to promote public health at home and abroad, writes …
March 26, 2013
The success of a UN investigation into an alleged chemical weapons attack in Aleppo province last week will depend on a number of factors and could prove inconclusive, says CFR’s Gregory Koblentz.