December 19, 2014Global
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…
July 25, 2013Israel
Peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians have relaunched, ensuring major new challenges for both parties and the United States, says CFR’s Robert Danin.
December 20, 2013Global
Unrest in the Middle East, brinksmanship in the East China Sea, and instability in Afghanistan and Pakistan top foreign policy experts’ concerns for 2014, says CFR’s Paul Stares.
March 6, 2012Budget, Debt, and Deficits
In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.
September 18, 2013Syria
The implementation of the U.S.-Russia agreement to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons will face challenges, and the deal could "easily unravel" as a result of the ongoing civil war, says CFR’s Paul…