October 6, 2020
The definitive account of how regime change in the Middle East has proven so tempting to American policymakers for decades—and why it always seems to go wrong.
March 1, 2019
A sweeping narrative account of the last five years in the Middle East and a timely argument of how and why the Arab uprisings failed.
April 8, 2019
Japan’s United States–imposed postwar constitution renounced the use of offensive military force, but, Sheila A. Smith shows, a nuclear North Korea and an increasingly assertive China have the Japane…
February 14, 2019
A personal story of the development of U.S. human rights policy in the last forty years and an argument, both "realist" and principled, for supporting the expansion of democracy in the Middle East.
October 16, 2018
American diplomacy is in shambles under Trump, but beneath the daily chaos is an erosion of the postwar order that is even more dangerous. Ivo Daalder and James Lindsay give us a chilling account of why things are worse than they seem.
April 7, 2004
Something new is happening across East Asia. A part of the world long noted for its lack of internal economic links is discussing regional cooperation on trade, investment, and exchange rates. Why ha…
January 2, 2018
CFR President Richard N. Haass argues for an updated global operating system to address challenges from terrorism and the spread of nuclear weapons to climate change and cyberspace.
March 17, 2020
An authoritative look at South Korea's foreign-policy choices in an increasingly uncertain Asia.
September 12, 2017
Energy is a much more important driver of foreign affairs than so many other factors given much more attention. O'Sullivan demonstrates how the move from global energy scarcity to energy abundance is…
February 11, 2016
In The Pragmatic Superpower, Ray Takeyh and Steven Simon reframe the legacy of U.S. involvement in the Arab world from 1945 to 1991 and shed new light on the makings of the contemporary Middle East.