March 10, 2003North Korea
Donald Gregg, U.S. ambassador to South Korea in the first Bush administration, says the situation with North Korea is quite dangerous and that immediate direct talks between Washington a…
November 4, 2003Cuba
Julia E. Sweig, the Council on Foreign Relations’ top Cuba expert, says there is considerable pressure from congressional Republicans to ease the U.S. trade embargo on Havana by opening up travel and…
November 4, 2005Elections and Voting
Stephen R. Sestanovich, a former ambassador-at-large and special adviser to the secretary of state for newly independent states of the former Soviet Union, says the parliamentary elections set for Mo…
March 10, 2006Americas
As Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy Karen Hughes prepare for their trip to South America, CFR Senior Fellow Julia Sweig says the United States must…
October 13, 2006Middle East and North Africa
A leading proponent of invading Iraq, Kenneth M. Pollack now fears Iraq could end up worse off than it was under Saddam Hussein.
January 4, 2008United States
CFR’s Peter Beinart says the Iowa caucuses reveal shifts in the political beliefs of both parties’ bases.
February 11, 2008Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
David Kay, a veteran international arms inspector, says the publicly released version of the National Intelligence Estimate on Iran was seriously flawed.