May 8, 2018
Despite evidence of systematic violence against the Rohingya, countries remain reluctant to classify the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine State as genocide.
July 26, 2017
President Nicolas Maduro has neither the desire nor the capacity to institute the market reforms and debt restructuring needed to revive Venezuela’s sinking economy, says economist Ricardo Hausmann.
March 29, 2017
President Trump’s proposal to build up the military while slashing funds for diplomacy and foreign assistance misses how “soft power” can advance the national interest, says Joseph S. Nye, who coined…
February 10, 2017
The battle over the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration raises weighty constitutional questions involving presidential power and the judiciary’s role in national security, explains …
September 19, 2012
The UN General Assembly will likely address two "lightning rod" issues: ending the bloodshed in Syria and curbing Iran’s nuclear development, says CFR’s Stewart Patrick.
July 26, 2011
The U.S. debt ceiling and deficit debate has led to challenges on foreign aid spending, but while aid could be leaner and more effective, CFR’s Stewart Patrick argues Congress should look to consolid…
October 7, 2010
The eurozone fiscal crisis has led many EU members to discount the benefits of European integration, but the bloc is likely to muddle along and focus on inward relations while bonds with Washington w…
September 17, 2010
The UN’s sixty-fifth General Assembly opens this week amid rumblings about the UN’s relevance. But CFR’s Stewart Patrick says that while there are many international venues for multilateral cooperati…
July 28, 2008
Stewart M. Patrick, a former member of the State Department’s Policy Planning staff, discusses the utility of international courts in combating rampant rights abuses.
July 31, 2012
China’s global investment boom is slowing, which could affect its trading partners. But its economy does not have to be doomed to slow growth, says expert Patrick Chovanec.