August 26, 2014
The upcoming decision on a new foreign policy chief offers the EU a chance to mount a vigorous response to the threats posed by conflicts in Ukraine and the Mideast, says expert Sir Michael Leigh.
July 25, 2012
A post-Assad Syria will likely create distinct challenges for each of its neighbors, including creating a major loss for Iran, says Michael Young of Lebanon’s Daily Star.
July 5, 2012
This week’s latest round of Iran talks seems to have done little to reconcile the two sides on the country’s nuclear position, says CFR’s Michael A. Levi.
March 23, 2012
Heads of fifty nations are discussing how to improve safeguards for nuclear weapons and materials. CFR’s Michael Levi says these summits serve as reminders of the dangers beyond the North Korean and …
March 3, 2004
A wave of fiery explosions in and around Shiite Muslim shrines in Baghdad and Karbala killed scores of Iraqis Tuesday, turning a day of pilgrimage and worship for millions into one of the worst days…
January 20, 2012
The Keystone XL pipeline debate shows the pitfalls of politics intruding on energy policy, says CFR’s Michael Levi. He reviews the pros and cons of the issue and proposes additional steps to bolster …
January 4, 2012
Iran’s threat to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz is intended to signal its deterrent capacity to the United States and bolster leadership at home amid biting economic sanctions, says expert Mich…
July 23, 2008
A top Pentagon official says victory in the global fight against terrorism is achievable, but may take decades to accomplish.
August 18, 2011
Amid fears of another global recession, investors are focused on U.S. policymakers. Restoring confidence in the world’s largest economy will require both national sacrifice and innovation--not more F…
June 7, 2011
Ollanta Humala’s victory in Peru’s presidential election should mean continued solid relations with the United States and is an opportunity to further prove that moderate leftism is the consensus mod…