February 6, 2018
While sports may temporarily transcend divisions in society, events like the Olympics rarely serve to advance countries’ diplomatic aims.
July 10, 2017
Despite a verbal commitment to international standards, the Chinese government lacks the political will to take on trafficking and protect broader human rights.
May 1, 2015
Despite the lack of foreign policy debate in the run-up to the UK general elections, pressing questions about the United Kingdom’s relationship with Scotland and the EU loom, says expert Richard G. W…
September 18, 2014
West Africa’s Ebola outbreak is outpacing current efforts to contain and combat it, says CFR’s Laurie Garrett.
January 26, 2011
Some GOP lawmakers have proposed legislation to eliminate birthright citizenship, but legal expert Margaret Stock says these proposals would create vast logistical and social problems and are unlikel…
March 11, 2010
The idea of nuclear disarmament is gaining traction internationally, but countries supporting it must counter the nuclear proliferation risk created by Iran and North Korea, and make sure disarmament…
March 1, 2010
NATO members preparing for a new "strategic concept" to be issued at the November summit will have to both hash out serious differences about how NATO forces should be deployed and determine how best…
February 8, 2010
President Obama’s decision to skip an upcoming summit in Spain set off a European reaction that highlighted areas of conflicting interests between the EU and the U.S., says CFR Europe expert Charles …
March 9, 2009
Julia E. Sweig, CFR’s director of Latin American studies, says ties between Washington and Havana may change, but the United States has been downplaying expectations of a breakthrough.
May 12, 2008
Josef Joffe, an expert on European and U.S. politics, notes unparalleled European interest in the U.S. presidential campaigns--and unrealistic expectations as well.