July 28, 2016
The Olympics will likely go smoothly, but spending and construction for the games will burden the city for years to come, says journalist Juliana Barbassa.
October 28, 2011
Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya have embarked on widely different political transitions. But in each case, economic tools are the best way for the United States to support their democratic development, say…
October 13, 2010
The end of Israel’s ban on settlement building creates political problems for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and a dilemma the Obama administration in part brought on itself, says Mideast expe…
June 22, 2010
The displacement of Kyrgyzstan’s Uzbeks raises problems of legitimacy for Sunday’s constitutional referendum, as well as concerns about the U.S.-leased airbase at Manas, says Kyrgyzstan expert Michel…
December 1, 2005
Michele Dunne, the editor of the Arab Reform Bulletin, published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, says the Egyptian parliamentary elections, which are now in the final phase, has pr…
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 12, 2015
Five years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains plagued by a weak political system and flawed reconstruction process, says former correspondent Jonathan M. Katz.
August 1, 2014
With the White House set to host some fifty heads of state for the first-ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Jendayi Frazer discusses major items on the summit’s agenda.
June 4, 2014
Syria’s presidential elections help the Assad regime consolidate power and boost the regional influence of Iran and Hezbollah, says expert Michael Young.
February 7, 2012
Europeans are closely watching the U.S. presidential campaign despite their ongoing economic troubles because the United States remains the number one power in the world, says German expert Josef Jof…