May 15, 2017
The dismissal of FBI Director James Comey raises concerns about the government’s ability to investigate Russian meddling in U.S. elections, and the broader national security role of the agency.
May 10, 2017
The dismissal of FBI Director James Comey raises concerns about the government’s ability to investigate Russian meddling in U.S. elections, and the broader national security role of the agency, says …
April 28, 2016
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment, if it moves forward, will not bring political stability but raise a new set of challenges, says CFR’s Matthew Taylor.
January 19, 2016
Taiwan’s new government will face the challenge of deciding whether to make further progress in cross-strait relations and not destabilize regional security, says CFR’s Jerome A. Cohen.
June 2, 2014
Despite China’s economic progress in the twenty-five years since the crackdown on democracy activists, ongoing abuses of political and civil rights pose a threat to authorities, says CFR’s Jerome A. …
December 19, 2013
Growing public and diplomatic dismay over U.S. surveillance helped drive an independent panel’s calls for sweeping reforms, says CFR’s Matthew Waxman.
August 28, 2013
The unusual trial of Bo Xilai and China’s crackdown on both corruption and press freedom reveal a confused and conflicted leadership, says CFR’s Jerome Cohen.
July 11, 2013
While the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has granted U.S. agencies broad legal authority to collect sensitive information, it is hardly a "rubber stamp" for government surveillance requests,…
February 15, 2013
In recent years, the strategic alliance between Iran and Hezbollah has grown to the point where the Lebanese militant group’s fealty to Tehran is paramount, a dynamic currently on display in Syria, s…
November 8, 2012
China’s Communist Party Congress will affirm new top leaders, but little is known about their selection or how they will guide the country, says CFR’s Jerome Cohen.