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December 2, 2015

Syria
How to Defeat the Islamic State

Testifying before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senior Fellow for National Security Studies Max Boot discussed current weaknesses of the U.S. position on Iraq and Syria, as well as what can…

October 7, 2015

Russia
Has Russia Gone Rogue?

In his Senate testimony before the Committee on Armed Services, CFR's Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies Stephen Sestanovich argued that the United States should challenge responsible Rus…

August 4, 2015

Iran
On the Iran Nuclear Agreement and its Consequences

In his testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, CFR President Richard N. Haass analyzes the nuclear deal with Iran and suggests that any vote by Congress to approve the pact should be li…

July 29, 2015

Greece
Greece's Euro Future and U.S. Policy

In his testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations' Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, Robert Kahn argues that although Greece's direct trade and financial links…

July 14, 2015

United States
The Rise of Radicalization: Is the U.S. Government Failing to Counter International and Domestic Terrorism?

In her testimony before the House Committe on Homeland Security, Farah Pandith argues that through innovation, the United States can destroy extremists' ability to recruit young Muslims. Top takea…

June 26, 2015

Iran
Evaluating Key Components of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran

In his testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Ray Takeyh argues that before the impending nuclear agreement with Iran places Tehran inches away from the bomb, the United States sho…

March 19, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
The Unfinished Health Agenda in Sub-Saharan Africa

In his testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy, Thomas J. Bollyky argues that continued U.S. and private sector leadership on the unfinished heal…

November 19, 2014

Hong Kong
The Umbrella Movement: A Pivotal Moment for Democracy in Hong Kong

Testifying before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, Mark P. Lagon argues that democracy in Hong Kong is reaching a pivotal moment and the United States and other nations must join in s…

February 10, 2014

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Al Qaeda's Expansion in Egypt

In his testimony before the House Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, Steven A. Cook addresses the current state of Egypt, the situation in the Sinai P…

October 29, 2013

Afghanistan
War Termination in Afghanistan

In his testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa & Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, Stephen Biddle argues that short term success …