December 20, 2013Global
Unrest in the Middle East, brinksmanship in the East China Sea, and instability in Afghanistan and Pakistan top foreign policy experts’ concerns for 2014, says CFR’s Paul Stares.
March 6, 2012Budget, Debt, and Deficits
In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.
September 24, 2013Kenya
Al-Shabab’s deadly Westgate Mall siege in Nairobi is unlikely to alter Kenya’s foreign policy, but the incident could encourage tighter U.S.-Kenya relations and reinforce Washington’s engagement with…
July 25, 2013Israel
Peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians have relaunched, ensuring major new challenges for both parties and the United States, says CFR’s Robert Danin.