August 14, 2019Afghanistan
In peace talks with the Afghan Taliban, the United States should not fail to address the evolution of the Haqqani-al-Qaeda nexus.
July 31, 2019Asia
July 31, 2019—The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) welcomes three new fellows to the David Rockefeller Studies Program: Jennifer A. Hillman, Mira Rapp-Hooper, and Paul J. Angelo. …
September 8, 2006Homeland Security
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May 21, 2019South Africa
This is a guest post by Benjamin Silliman, research associate for Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations and Payce Madden, researcher in African development. South …
August 2, 2018Energy and Climate Policy
Stefan Koester is an intern with the Energy Security and Climate Change program at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a graduate student at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts Univ…
August 19, 2019Global Governance
This month's G7 summit in Biarritz, France, will touch on several major global challenges, as well as highlight rifts in Western solidarity and broader international cooperation.
April 30, 2019Cybersecurity
An update of the Council on Foreign Relations' Cyber Operations Tracker for the period between October 2018 and March 2019.
August 13, 2019Nigeria
Nigeria returned to democracy in 1999, after two long periods of military rule—1966–79 and 1983–98—during which the military wielded executive, legislative, and judicial power. This has left a historical legacy of a powerful military used to doing whatever it wants with no questions asked. On return to democracy, it also left the country with a political class that is wary of military power, and unwilling and unable to impose democratic civilian oversight of the military.
August 19, 2019Election 2020
The Democratic and Republican presidential contenders have begun defining their approach to major foreign policy issues as they jockey for position in their parties’ primaries.