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May 24, 2017

Iran
The Nuclear Deal Fallout: The Global Threat of Iran

Ray Takeyh testified before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, discussing the impact of the Joint Co…

May 12, 2016

United States
Examining America’s Role in the World

Takeaways: The world is currently characterized by an unusually large number of unstable and volatile situations. The current high levels of instability are rooted in four broad trends: The first…

January 21, 2016

Americas
Opportunities for U.S. Engagement in Latin America

Shannon K. O’Neil testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, laying out the largely positive trends in Latin America and the benefits for the United States of working more close…

March 25, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
United States Middle East Policy

In his testimony before the Senate Committee on Armed Services, Ray Takeyh argues that the United States must find a way to impose limits on Iran's nuclear ambitions through negotiations, while restr…

February 2, 2015

Americas
The Strategic Importance of North America to U.S. Interests

In her testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Shannon O’Neil argues that the United States should make North America a priority and work towards further st…

March 27, 2014

Americas
The Geopolitical Potential of the U.S. Energy Boom

In his testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Michael A. Levi argues that as the crisis in Ukraine continues and the United States seeks new leverage against Russia, the United Stat…

June 17, 2013

Mexico
Refocusing U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation

In her testimony before the Senate Subcommmittee on Western Hemisphere and Global Narcotics Affairs, Shannon K. O'Neil discusses the United States' bilateral security relationship with Mexico and arg…

May 17, 2012

Iran
Sanctions: Strategy, Implementation and Enforcement

In his testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives, Ray Takeyh discusses the conflicting priorities of Iran's Supreme Leader. Khamenei needs America as an enemy and a robust nuclear infrastruc…

January 26, 2012

China
China’s Global Quest for Resources and Implications for the United States

China's search for food and land in Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Africa, reflects the country's pressing scarcity of water. China's approach has set off alarm bells in the region and the United…

May 25, 2011

Economic Crises
Derivatives Clearinghouses: Opportunities and Challenges

Benn Steil testifies before the Senate on the importance of regulatory reforms to make U.S. markets more resilient to the failures of individual financial institutions. He argues that well capitalize…