September 6, 2013Global
U.S.-Russian disagreement over how to respond to the conflict in Syria is spurring further deterioration in the relationship between Moscow and Washington, says CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.
March 6, 2012Budget, Debt, and Deficits
In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.
November 14, 2013Global
Typhoon Haiyan has raised international awareness about the capabilities and limitations of preparing for natural disasters and relief, says CFR’s Stewart Patrick.
January 17, 2014Central African Republic
The crisis in the Central African Republic has reignited, threatening regional long-term peace and stability unless a neutral transitional administration is formed, says CFR’s John Campbell.
January 21, 2014Pakistan
As U.S. troops prepare to draw down from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, it is time for Washington to reorient its strategy for Pakistan, says CFR’s Daniel S. Markey.