May 26, 2011Sudan
Escalating fighting in Sudan’s disputed border region of Abyei "has the potential, the threat, of growing into something much larger that could in fact endanger the peace agreements between the North…
March 27, 2012United States
CFR’s James M. Lindsay remembers President Lyndon B. Johnson’s announcement on March 31, 1968, that he would not seek reelection, and discusses the damage that foreign policy can do to a presidency.
October 13, 2011United States
The U.S. ratification of the stalled Free Trade Agreements with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama indicates that "there is a possibility, despite the very great partisan divisions in Congress, of bip…
January 19, 2012Heads of State and Government
CFR’s James M. Lindsay remembers John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address and discusses the importance of balancing costs and benefits in foreign policy