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March 22, 2018

United States
Podcast Jim Mattis congressional testimony Mara Karlin on National Defense

Mara Karlin, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss the 2018 National Defense Strategy report.

June 26, 2018

El Salvador
Police arrest a woman as they search people for drugs and weapons during a patrol in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Central America’s Violent Northern Triangle

Violence and rampant crime have driven asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to the United States, which is seeking to help address the root causes.

May 8, 2018

United States
A Salvadoran immigrant waits for an elevator at the New York Immigration Coalition following President Trump's announcement to end TPS for Salvadorans. What Is Temporary Protected Status?

The Trump administration has taken away legal status for hundreds of thousands of migrants, most of whom have lived in the United States for more than fifteen years.

August 10, 2016

Islamic State
Islamic State militants parade in Tel Abyad, near Syria's border with Turkey. The Islamic State

With Iraq weakened and a civil war raging in Syria, it’s unclear whether local forces and a U.S.-led international coalition can roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State.

September 14, 2017

U.S. Foreign Policy
Play A Conversation With Senator Jeff Flake A Conversation With Senator Jeff Flake

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake discusses the future of bipartisanship in Congress and the steps needed to advance the foreign policy agenda of the United States.

August 28, 2014

Detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville, Texas. The U.S. Child Migrant Influx

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors, mostly from Central America, are arriving in the United States illegally, adding severe stress to an immigration system already in need of a major overhaul…

December 19, 2014

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
WR12192014_2 Weekend Reading: The Classics And The Middle East, ISIS vs. AQAP, and How Jihadi Groups Make Law

Andrew Gilmour argues that the study of classics is useful to understanding contemporary power struggles in the modern Middle East. Cole Bunzel discusses the rivalry between ISIS and al-Qaeda in the…

March 13, 2015

Tunisia GRaph Guest Post: U.S. Interest in Tunisia’s Successful Democratic Transition

Brian Garrett-Glaser is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. Tunisia’s transition to inclusive democracy is not a fait accompli. Despite holding success…

June 13, 2011

Global Governance
People gather in front of City Bank to buy tickets for the cricket World Cup in Dhaka on January 2, 2011. Unnatural Selection

People gather in front of City Bank to buy tickets for the cricket World Cup in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 2, 2011. (Andrew Biraj/Courtesy Reuters) In today’s Financial Times, I have a review of t…

June 20, 2008

United States
Foreign Policy Brain Trusts: Clinton Advisers

Sen. Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy team included veteran Clinton administration officials seeking to revive U.S. leadership through a balance of soft and hard power.