November 11, 2008
CFR Senior Fellow Peter Beinart writes about how the global financial crisis will affect the United States’ broad foreign policy goals.
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…
April 26, 2010
Arizona’s new immigration law is unwise, unworkable, and probably unconstitutional. And who’s to blame? Actually, the rest of the country, writes CFR’s Edward Alden.
May 6, 2010
It’s important to evaluate foreign aid programs and address questions of accountability and value, especially at a time of concern about the economy, but cuts or reductions in foreign assistance supp…
August 9, 2010
Concerns about global wheat supplies are sparking fears that price inflation in the wheat market could lead to a food crisis akin to the one in 2008, says CFR’s Laurie Garrett.
February 28, 2011
The March 2-3 visit of Mexico’s president to Washington offers a chance at easing tensions over the cross-border drug trade, and far more than security issues are at stake, says CFR’s Shannon O’Neil.
June 30, 2011
Gridlock over raising the debt ceiling has already tarnished Washington’s image and failure to address the problem in one month could cause enormous global financial upheaval, writes CFR’s Sebastian …
December 9, 2009
The worsening political crisis in Guinea will require stronger UN involvement and greater efforts on the part of African leaders to avoid what could become a civil war and a massive humanitarian cris…
December 29, 2009
The leadership void caused by the illness of Nigerian President Umaru Yar’adua could lead to domestic upheaval and a succession crisis, writes CFR’s John Campbell.
February 19, 2010
With the death toll in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo likely exceeding six million, the UN peacekeeping force needs beefing up, and both the Rwandan and Congolese governments should punish …