April 21, 2008
Allan Gyngell, a former Australian diplomat, says there is concern in Australia and East Asia that the next U.S. president might retreat from the United States’ support for free trade.
December 23, 2010
WikiLeaks’ publication of classified foreign policy cables highlights the continued power of traditional news media and the challenges journalists face from online groups that do not share their view…
June 19, 2013
The president’s speech combined lofty idealism and pragmatic realism at the iconic Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Wednesday, says CFR’s Charles Kupchan.
February 13, 2014
President Hollande’s state visit was an attempted boost for the United States’ lead EU security partner and a sign of a more activist foreign policy in the White House, says CFR’s Charles Kupchan.
March 28, 2014
The crisis in Crimea may represent something more than just another low point in Moscow’s relations with the United States and its allies, says Russia expert John R. Beyrle.
April 1, 2014
Despite last week’s fence-mending meeting between President Obama and King Abdullah, serious differences over policy regarding Iran, Syria, and Egypt remain between the United States and Saudi Arabia…
May 5, 2014
Germany and the United States look to present a united front against Russia for its actions in Ukraine, despite recent strains in the long-standing relationship, says expert William M. Drozdiak.
May 28, 2014
President Obama’s foreign policy speech, following his announced drawdown of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, lacked a clear strategic rationale, says CFR President Richard N. Haass.
June 20, 2014
The United States should partner with Iran and Russia in countering Sunni jihadists, the top strategic threat in both Iraq and Syria at the moment, says CFR President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb.
November 5, 2014
Amid inflamed rhetoric in Jerusalem and strained ties with Washington, Israeli and Palestinian leaders must find ways to avoid an escalation of tensions, says CFR’s Robert Danin.