November 20, 2019
CFR invited the presidential candidates challenging President Trump in the 2020 election to articulate their positions on twelve critical foreign policy issues. Candidates’ answers are posted exactly…
October 17, 2019
President Trump’s abandonment of the Kurds reinforced already existing doubts in the region and around the world that the United States remains a reliable ally.
September 30, 2019
After months of large-scale protests in Hong Kong, the city’s future as a bridge between mainland China and the outside world is in serious jeopardy. Fortunately, all sides share an interest in pursu…
September 12, 2019
The United States came up with “maximum pressure”—but the Israeli government is the only one carrying it out.
August 19, 2019
This weekend, leaders from the G-7 will convene for their annual summit, this time in Biarritz, France. French President Emmanuel Macron, who is spearheading France’s G-7 presidency this year, bills …
The Trump administration’s nonresponse to Iranian aggression has sent an unmistakable message.
August 11, 2019
November 28, 2017
U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s first visit to Beijing was an exhibition of mutual flattery. China rolled out the red carpet for what it termed a 'state visit plus,' replete with unprecedented pomp …
July 30, 2019