January 11, 2010
The Christmas bomb attempt on a Detroit-bound plane has raised new concerns about "ungoverned spaces." But CFR’s Stewart Patrick argues that the term fails to address the real security concerns prese…
September 30, 2010
A new round of talks on Sudan this week reflects stepped-up U.S. diplomacy ahead of two high-stakes votes scheduled for January. Success will hinge on sustained effort and a strategy for Darfur, says…
February 22, 2011
It’s unclear whether Muammar Qaddafi’s regime will survive after a failed, but brutal, crackdown on protesters in Libya. But if Qaddafi goes, CFR’s Robert Danin says Libya lacks the elements needed f…
August 13, 2014
The events in Iraq affect core U.S. interests, and Washington should be prepared to help both battle jihadist forces and press for political reforms over the long run, says CFR’s David Palkki.
November 3, 2017
President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga’s impasse over the 2017 election has cast a shadow on Kenya’s future.