September 10, 2019Election 2020
The Democratic and Republican presidential contenders have begun defining their approach to major foreign policy issues as they jockey for position in their parties’ primaries.
June 25, 2019Nigeria
Nigeria and South Africa have been the two African countries of greatest strategic importance to the United States. They are the two largest economies on the continent, and a major venue for U.S. investment. Historically, the United States and Nigeria have cooperated on African issues of mutual concern.
Mary and David Boies Chair in U.S. Foreign Policy enables CFR to address a current or emerging region or topic of interest by appointing a scholar best positioned to address that issue. Since many of CFR’s endowed positions are narrowly defined, the flexibility of this fellowship is especially valuable.
September 13, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
The Pentagon plans to withdraw its special operations forces in Africa, but major cutbacks could threaten recent efforts to counter terrorism threats across the region.
December 15, 2011Defense and Security
Members of the U.S. Air Force board a plane at al-Asad air base in Iraq before flying to the United States. (Mohammed Ameen/courtesy Reuters) I woke up this morning to an email inbox full of news al…