June 1, 2009
On the twentieth anniversary of China’s Tiananmen Square crackdown, six experts reflect on the country’s trajectory since then. Many note China’s breathtaking economic growth as well as mounting stra…
June 26, 2009
Violence and unrest following Iran’s contested presidential vote on June 12 have raised new questions about the regime’s long-term stability and prospects for U.S.-Iran rapprochement. Four experts ad…
September 24, 2009
U.S. military leaders are calling for more troops to carry out U.S. counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan. Six analysts offer views on how President Barack Obama should respond.
November 24, 2009
The threat posed by the al-Qaeda-Taliban relationship is a crucial element in U.S. strategic planning in Afghanistan. Four experts explore the changing nature of these sometimes murky ties.
November 3, 2009
Ahead of President Obama’s Asia trip, CFR experts Sheila Smith, Joshua Kurlantzick, Elizabeth Economy, and Scott Snyder discuss what the president should focus on during his visit to Japan, Singapore…
December 7, 2009
As the U.S. Senate debates the healthcare overhaul, experts are divided on whether proposed legislation would stifle U.S. economic and business competitiveness.
December 11, 2009
President Obama says Pakistan is crucial to the success of the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan. But five Pakistani experts argue the Pakistan part of Obama’s strategy is flawed.
January 28, 2010
President Barack Obama’s first State of the Union address focused heavily, as expected, on domestic economic recovery and reasserting U.S. competitiveness. Six CFR experts noted different aspects of …
January 20, 2010
Four experts discuss how legal and political developments should affect the Obama administration’s promise to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
February 23, 2010
With some findings of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in question, four experts debate how much the premier climate science review panel may need to make changes.