July 15, 2014
This video is part of the Council on Foreign Relations’ InfoGuide Presentation, "The Sunni-Shia Divide."
April 21, 2011
Alyse Nelson, Co-Founder and CEO of Vital Voices, discusses the organization’s work to empower women around the world with Isobel Coleman, Director of CFR’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Init…
July 5, 2011
Pakistan’s military intelligence agency, the ISI, is facing mounting allegations of involvement in the murder of journalist Saleem Shehzad. Pakistan’s security forces have long committed human r…
November 18, 2014
Diplomatic relations between Japan and China must improve for the Asia-Pacific region to thrive economically and politically, explains CFR’s Sheila Smith.
June 6, 2013
The protests in Turkey are unlike those in Egypt and the Arab world, but they can only be defused by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says CFR’s Steven Cook.
May 14, 2013
As former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif looks poised to win nationwide elections, CFR’s Daniel Markey highlights the vote’s significance for Pakistan’s democracy and foreign relations.
July 11, 2013
The Egyptian military’s seizure of power has prompted support from some wealthy Gulf states, criticism from Turkey, and caution from the United States, notes CFR’s Steven Cook.
March 19, 2013
Israel’s new coalition government is widely divided on prospects for peace with the Palestinians, but the coalition is likely to last longer than many expect, says CFR’s Robert M. Danin.
April 27, 2012
CFR’s Sheila Smith highlights the significance of the U.S.-Japan Summit as the first state visit by the Democratic Party’s Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda, which features a broad agenda and comes at a…
September 25, 2012
CFR’s James M. Lindsay reflects on the signing of the Munich Agreement on September 30, 1938 and how the United States can apply the lesson learned to potential threats in the world today.