April 10, 2012
CFR’s James M. Lindsay remembers President Harry Truman’s announcement on April 11, 1951, that he had dismissed General Douglas MacArthur as commanding general of U.S. forces in Korea, and discusses …
July 17, 2015
Talks over Iran’s nuclear program have concluded with a deal that will limit Iran’s nuclear capabilities in exchange for relief from economic and financial sanctions. Before the sanctions are lifted,…
May 31, 2015
The inauguration of opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari after credible elections should advance democracy for all of Africa, says CFR’s John Campbell in this video explainer.
February 8, 2013
Despite its booming economy, Mexico continues to struggle with alarmingly high levels of violence linked to drugs and organized crime. This video primer examines the crisis and explores policy option…
April 27, 2015
The White House and Congress have several differences to reconcile on cybersecurity legislation, explains CFR’s Robert Knake.
December 19, 2014
The deterioration of violence in Iraq and Afghanistan, disputes in Ukraine and the East and South China Seas, and the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea are among the top concerns of foreign p…
September 29, 2014
A greater international response is required to help West African governments overcome major logistical challenges in responding to Ebola, says CFR Senior Fellow John Campbell.
June 5, 2014
Poor government oversight and protests in Brazil have expanded the World Cup narrative beyond soccer and into politics, explains CFR’s Julia Sweig.
March 26, 2014
More than eight hundred million Indians will head to the polls next month to elect a new government that must tackle corruption and a fizzling economy, explains CFR’s Alyssa Ayres.
January 29, 2014
Sochi’s volatile surroundings, the imposing scale of the games, and the need for an international coordinated response in the event of attack present security risks for the 2014 Winter Olympics, says…